Abuse and Family Violence
If you are in danger, call 911!
We do not provide family law services. If you need to speak to someone, there are other organizations where you can go for help
Legal Aid Ontario To begin an application for Legal Aid, call: 1-800-668-8258. Language interpretation by telephone is available. Requires financial eligibility for Legal Aid Ontario services.
For 24 hour crisis response please use the following crisis response lines
The Assaulted Women’s Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-866-863-0511. The helpline can refer you to your nearest local shelter.
Centre d'aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel
FEM'AIDE (Ligne de soutien pour femmes violentées)
The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa
The Steps to Justice website offers step-by-step information about abuse, family violence and other common legal problems.