If you are thinking of leaving an abusive relationship, this can be a difficult time. There is a greater risk of violence when an intimate relationship is ending. You can get support and plan for your and your children’s safety.
YWCA Arise (shelter for women & children in Toronto)
YWCA Women's Shelter (shelter for women & children in Toronto)
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
TTY for Deaf Persons
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre
Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre of Peel
Central Family Intake (for Toronto shelters)
Interim Place (shelter in Peel)
Counselling Services/Support Groups
YWCA Here to Help (for children who have witnessed abuse)
YWCA Toronto will be a leader in transforming the lives of marginalized and disadvantaged women and girls in Toronto.
YWCA Toronto accomplishes this vision by being a strong advocate for women and girls, providing transformative services in the areas of employment support and training, housing options and shelters, leadership development programs for girls and key supports for women and children who have experienced violence.