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Support Organizations

You are never alone after a sexual assault. There are organizations and people who can help you. Here are some of the ones we value.


24 Hour Sexual Abuse and Assault Hotline.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, y in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

800.656.HOPE (4673)

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

24-hour telephone support and counseling available in several languages for women who have experienced gender-based violence.



Fem’aide offre aux femmes d’expression française aux prises avec la violence sexiste, du soutien, des renseignements et de l’aiguillage vers les services appropriés dans leur collectivité, 24 heures par jour.


Justice Canada - Victim Services Directory

Directory of support services across Canada for survivors of gender-based violence and other forms of violent crime.

Ministry of the Attorney General - Independent Legal Advice for Survivors

Application for pilot program offering up to four hours of free legal advice for sexual assault survivors aged 16 years or older who are based in Toronto, Thunder Bay or Ottawa.

One in Six

Information and 24-hour online support for men who have experienced sexual violence.

Ontario Women’s Directorate - Services for Women Experiencing Violence

Directory of services across Ontario for women of all ages, including medical services (e.g. rape kits), shelters and sexual assault support centres.


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