Links for Abused Women

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Genevra House Shelter for Women

Genevra House is open to all women who are escaping abuse by their intimate partners (including same sex partners). Women and their children are provided with a secure and welcoming environment any time of day or night. We provide:

  • 32-bed residence open 24/7
  • Free emergency transportation to shelter
  • High level security system
  • Telephone support line
  • Crisis intervention, support, counseling and referrals
  • Safety planning for women, children and youth at every turning point

370 St. Raphael Street
Sudbury, ON P3B 4K7
Telephone: 705-674-2210
Fax: 705-688-8816
Toll Free: 1-800-461-0133

Support and Crisis Lines:



Si tu es en difficulté, ou que ta sécurité ou celle d’une personne proche est à risque, n’hésites pas à «Briser le silence» en téléphonant Fem’aide. Fem’aide est une ligne d’écoute et de soutien destinée aux femmes francophones de l’Ontario touchées par la violence.

Où que tu sois en Ontario, tu peux composer le numéro sans frais.

1-877 FEM-AIDE (336-2433)
ATS/TTY 1-866-860-7082

Assaulted Women’s Helpline


A 24-hour telephone crisis line for women in the province of Ontario. The Helpline is also for friends and family members of abused women, service providers and other professionals in contact with abused women.

GTA: 416-863-0511
Toll Free (Ontario): 1-866-863-0511
Toll Free TTY (Ontario): 1-866-863-7868

Centre Victoria pour femmes

Le Centre Victoria pour femmes (Le CVF) te souhaite la bienvenue et t’invite à consulter son site. Il a été construit d’abord pour les femmes préoccupées par l’abus sous toutes ses formes et pour les personnes qui les soutiennent, tels que les membres de leur entourage. Ce site présente également une source de renseignements pour toutes et pour tous, dont les employeurs, les personnes œuvrant dans le domaine de la santé, de la justice, du travail social, ou tout autre secteur.

Centre Victoria pour femmes
C.P. 308
Sudbury,ON P3E 4P2
Telephone: 705-670-2517
Fax: 705-670-2645

Centre de counselling de Sudbury Counselling Centre

The Centre de counselling de Sudbury Counselling Centre is a non-profit agency that provides support services, workshops and presentations to children, teens, adults, couples, families, businesses and agencies that help meet the challenges of life.

Centre de counselling de Sudbury Counselling Centre
260 Cedar Street
Sudbury, ON P3B 1M7
Telephone: 705-524-9629

Violence Against Women Intervention Program

This program offers counselling for women who have or are experiencing abuse, for children who have been exposed to abuse as well for men who are abusive.

For additional information about this program, visit

N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre

110 Elm Street
Sudbury, ON P3C 1T5
Telephone: 705-674-2128
Fax: 705-671-3539

Sudbury Women’s Centre

The Sudbury Women’s Centre provides information, referral, and support services to women impacted by violence and/or difficult life circumstances. The SWC offers public education and outreach programs, advocacy services, legal clinics, women and children’s clothing boutique, resource library and internet access, and violence prevention and economic independence workshops.

Sudbury Women’s Centre
324-F Elm Street
Sudbury, ON P3C 1V8
Telephone: 705-673-1916
Fax: 705-673-7176
Toll Free: 1-888-869-9970

 Tool Kit

Your Legal Rights

The CLEONet web site has hundreds of resources, news articles, and events from community organizations and legal clinics across Ontario on legal issues affecting low-income and disadvantaged communities. The site includes over 220 legal resources related to legal issues for women and families.

Shelter Associations

There are many provincial shelter associations representing or working with shelters, transition and interval houses. Although each association provides its membership with unique services, generally the purpose of a shelter association is to support and strengthen the efforts of shelters that provide services to abused women and their children.

Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF)

This is an information and resource website on violence against women for French speaking women in Ontario. The site also has links to French-speaking women’s organizations which offer direct services, shelter, support and advice to women who experience any form of abuse.

The Law and Abused Immigrant Women

(select your language)

On this page you will find legal information that may help you if you are an immigrant woman experiencing abuse in an intimate relationship.

The site is well laid out and information is easy to find. Simple and self-affirming language is used to make the reader feel she is in control of the situation.

The Law and Abused Women

This site was developed by VIOLET, (Women, Violence and the Net), a collaborative effort of several women’s groups in Alberta. The site explains, in simple language, how abused women can get help, with excellent explanations of legal matters. Some content is Alberta-specific.

Hot Peach Pages

Lists of shelters, rape crisis centres, womens’ centres and other relevant agencies for every province in Canada, by province.

Building A Bigger Wave – Provincial VAW network

Building a Bigger Wave is a Ontario network for Violence Against Women Coordinating Committees (VAWCC). The Network connects VAWCC and other organizations addressing violence against women in Ontario.