York Regional Police
It is against the law to physically or sexually assault someone. This includes ALL forms of unwanted physical or sexual behaviour. The police have a duty to help persons who are being assaulted. They can arrest and charge an individual.
Any injuries, however minor, that are incurred during an abusive incident should be treated and documented. 24-hour emergency services are offered. A variety of counseling programs are available.
Women's Support Network - 1-800-263-6734
A community-based service for women that provides 24 - hr. sexual violence crisis support and counselling
Community Crisis Response Service (COPE) - 905-310-COPE (2673)
Individuals, families and children experiencing an emotional crisis.
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
Parents Help Line 1-888-603-9100
If You Suspect Child Abuse - 24 Hour Crisis
If you suspect that a child is or may be in need of protection, which includes physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect or risk of harm, telephone advice is available.
Children's Aid Society (CAS) 905-895-2318 or 1-800-718-3850
Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS) 905-882-2331 or 416-638-7800
24 Hour Crisis And Housing Services
- Yellow Brick House (Women's Shelter)
1-800-263-3247 or 905-727-1944 or 905-727-1945
- Sandgate (Women's Shelter)
1-800-661-8294 or 905-722-3220
- Blue Door Shelters (Newmarket)
905-898-1658 (Men & Family Shelter)