Assaulted Women’s Helpline
416-863-0511 or 1-866-863-0511
A confidential 24-hour phone service for women. Services include: crisis counselling, emotional support, a discussion of options, safety planning, and information and referral. Friends and family members of women experiencing abuse or at-risk are also welcome to call. The toll-free number will not appear on phone bills.
Sandgate Women’s Shelter in Georgina
905-722-3220 or 1-800-661-8294
Provides support to women who have experience abuse. Some of the services offered include: a crisis line, a shelter, transitional housing, and groups for children exposed to violence against women.
The Women’s Centre of York Region
120 Harry Walker Parkway N., Newmarket
905-853-9270 or 1-855-853-9270
Providing programs, counseling, and support services to women affected by abuse and financial challenges.
Yellow Brick House
Shelter for abused women and children.
York Region Abuse Program (YRAP)
17705 Leslie St., Unit 12, Newmarket ON L3Y 3E3
905-853-3040 or 1-800-263-2240
Offers a variety of groups for individuals who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. There is a men’s group, a women’s group, a gay and bisexual men’s group, and a supportive caregivers group for caregivers of children who have disclosed having experienced sexual abuse. There is also a child and family program for children who are exhibiting sexual behaviour programs that are developmentally inappropriate, intrusive or aggressive. Many of the groups are for 11 weeks.
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