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Other french resources for getting help

Specialized support for violence against women

In crisis? Call Let’s Talk Suicide Canada at 1-833-456-4566.
If you’re in immediate danger, call 911 or go to the emergency room.



Fem’aide offers French-speaking women experiencing gender-based violence support, information and referral to appropriate services in their community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Fem’aide can also respond to inquiries from relatives of abused women.


Fem’aide focuses on women who have experienced intimate partner violence or sexual assault.

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Oasis Centre des femmes

OCF is a multidisciplinary center whose mission is to empower francophone women in the Greater Toronto Area and Halton Peel, affected by violence in all its forms, to improve their situation and become fully autonomous.

The center offers counselling, transitional and court support, computer, employment and entrepreneurial services, as well as a wide variety of workshops for francophone women over the age of 16.

In addition, Oasis Centre des Femmes runs various awareness-raising campaigns on violence against women.

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Assaulted Women’s Helpline (service in english)


Assaulted Women's Helpline is a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for all abused women. Assaulted Women's Helpline offers emotional support, information and resources to women with disabilities, immigrant women, women of color, lesbian women, bisexual women, transgendered women and rural and northern women.


Fem'aide or Assaulted Women's Helpline provide information on accessing shelters.

Assaulted women's Helpline

Multi-service community centers

(health, employment, etc.)

Centre francophone du Grand Toronto

The Centre francophone du Grand Toronto (CFGT) is a non-profit organization offering resources to meet the needs of Francophones, enabling them to live better in French.


The Centre francophone du Grand Toronto offers a diverse range of services, including primary healthcare, mental health services, legal aid services, childcare services for young children (0-6 years old), employment services, and cultural activities in French in Toronto. The values of CFGT are based on promoting the French language, as well as respecting the individual and their culture.

Centre francophone du grand Toronto


The TAIBU Community Health Centre (CHC) is a non-profit, multidisciplinary organization based in the Malvern neighbourhood of Scarborough, Ontario.


The center offers comprehensive primary health care, mental health and social services, combined with health promotion programs and activities. We also work closely with other community-based and social service organizations. 


The Centre’s mission is to provide primary health care programs, services and promotion to the Black community in the Greater Toronto Area.

Taibu Community Health Centre


Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF) is a feminist and francophone group of organizations working to undo the oppression experienced by women.

Action ontarienne contre la violence faites aux femmes

L’Association canadienne pour la prévention du suicide (ACPS)

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) was founded in 1985 by a group of people who saw the need to provide information and resources to communities in order to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal thoughts and behaviors. CSPA envisions a world in which people enjoy an optimal quality of life, live long, socially responsible lives and have an optimistic vision of the future.


CSPA envisions a suicide-free Canada and is a pan-Canadian organization providing advocacy, communication and resource services on suicide prevention and life promotion.


Legal advice

Aide juridique Ontario

Legal Aid Ontario provides legal assistance to low-income people living in Ontario.

Information on available community services

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211 Toronto

211 is a free 24/7 helpline that can help you find services to meet your needs.

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