Family Law Education for Women, Elder Abuse Ontario & More

To find your local shelter crisis line, look in the front of your phone book or call the provincial crisis line services, Assaulted Women's Helpline, or Fem'aide.

Anti Violence Resources

Assaulted Womens' Helpline

With assistance in English and up to 154 other languages
GTA: +1 (416) 863-0511
TTY: +1 (416) 364-8762
Toll-Free: +1 (866) 863-0511
Toll-Free TTY: +1 (866) 863-7868
Rogers, Fido, Bell & Telus: #SAFE (#7233)

Ontario Association of Interval and Transitional Houses

Media, Social Media, and Website inquiries, please contact:
[email protected]
Mailing Address:
Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses
PO Box 27585, Yorkdale Mall
Toronto, ON M6A 3B8

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centers

The Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centers (OCRCC)
works toward the prevention and eradication of sexual assault. The Coalition recognizes that violence against women is one of the strongest indicators of prevailing societal attitudes towards women.

Local Social Services

This includes:
Children's Services, Community Supports,
Emergency Services, Muskoka Housing
Ontario Works
Bracebridge: +1 (705) 645-2412
Huntsville: +1 (705) 787-1201
Toll-Free: +1 (800) 461-4215

On April 1, 2015, Simcoe Muskoka Family Connections was launched as a new integrated child and family services agency. It is the amalgamated organization of the Simcoe Children's Aid Society and Family, Youth and Child Services of Muskoka.

In Simcoe County call +1 (800) 461-4236, and in the District of Muskoka call +1 (800) 680-4426.

Senior Staff Contact: Deb Kazan
Addiction Outreach Muskoka Parry Sound.
173 Manitoba Street, Suite 202
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1S3, CA

Phone: +1 (800) 668-5192
Fax: +1 (705) 645-7231

Our vision is to support and nurture Muskoka children and their families by providing affordable, flexible learning environments.
Bracebridge: +1 (705) 645-3027
Toll-Free: +1 (800) 461-7404

General Inquiries
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 (613) 236-0302

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Metis Nation Ontario
Unit A – 385 Bethune Drive North, Gravenhurst, ON, P1P 1B8 - Phone:
+1 (705) 681-0866

Safety Resources

Click above to visit Shelter Safe
Shelter Safe is an online map/tool which will help you find the nearest shelter anywhere in Canada.

Click Above To Review The Safety Plan Guide
If you find that you are struggling with this document, please feel free to call the shelter, and the staff will gladly help you out.

Click Above To Access Internet and Computer Safety
If you are in danger, please try to use a safer computer that someone abusive does not have direct or remote (hacking) access to.

Click above to Access _
Protecting Children's Privacy – A Guide for Parents, Carers, and Educators. This comprehensive guide was brought to our attention by the people at Comparitech. Kids are vulnerable when online. This is a great resource to help you ensure that your kids are surfing safely.

Click above to Access Technology Safety Planning with Survivors
This handout provides some simple but critical tips about the phone, computer, email, instant messaging, and other technologies to discuss if someone you know is in danger.

A definitive guide to internet privacy and online security

Click above to Access Online Privacy & Safety Tips
Browsing the web safely and privately is a concern for many people. However, you can take steps to prevent sensitive and personal information from making its rounds on the web. This one-page handout has privacy & safety tips about email, passwords, social networks, online accounts, web browsing, and more.

Click above for a glossary of legal terms.

Legal Resources

Family Law Education for Women

FLEW is a public legal education project funded by the government of Ontario to assist women in understanding their family law rights. Unfortunately, we are able to provide individual legal assistance.

Ontario Legal Aid (Regional Office)

Legal Aid Ontario's toll-free number is +1 (800) 668-8258 connects low-income Ontarians to legal aid services, assistance, and information. It's available to help people in Ontario.

Lake Country Community Legal Clinic

LCCLC provides free summary legal advice and brief services in our Areas of Legal Practice. Local: +1 (705) 645-6607
Toll-Free: +1 (800) 263-4819

Additional Services For Women

Ontario Women's Directorate

In Toronto: +1 (416) 314-0300
Toll-Free: +1 (866) 510-5902
TTY (for the hearing impaired):
+1 (416) 314-0258
Fax: +1 (416) 314-0247
Ontario Women's Directorate
777 Bay Street, 6th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M7A 2J4

Email: [email protected]

Ontario Native Women’s Association
380 Ray Blvd, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4E6 +1 (807) 623-3442

Disabled Women's Network of Canada, 469, Jean Talon W. #215, Montréal (Quebec) H3N 1R4
Phone : +1 (514) 396-0009 Toll free : +1 (866) 396-0074 Fax : (514) 396-6585

Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres
219 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1E8
+1 (416) 956-7575

Addiction Services

Addictions CMHA Muskoka

Are you concerned about:

  • Your substance use and/or gambling?
  • Someone else's substance use and/or gambling?

We can help!
Visit our Addictions Services page for more information.

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
  • Crisis
  • Assessment and Community Treatment
  • Withdrawal Management
  • Residential Treatment
  • Counseling and Case Management
  • Inpatient Treatment Aboriginal Services Resources for Family and Friends

If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
Ontario Provincial Police
Toll-Free: +1 (888) 310-1122
Bracebridge: +1 (705) 645-2211
Huntsville: +1 (705) 789-5551

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Addiction Resources

Drug Rehab Services is a free resource for drug and alcohol addiction in Canada. We have helped and referred thousands of people to get help with their addiction.

Our goal is for you to get the best possible advice so that you or a loved one can live a fulfilled life free from drugs and alcohol. We can provide referrals for clients seeking drug and alcohol rehab centers in Canada.

Many families and addicts find themselves lost and without hope. Many factors play a role in that hopelessness. For instance, an addict might have attended drug rehab treatment once or many times before, only to relapse quickly upon completion of that rehab program. What went wrong? There are two sectors to consider. The Ministry Funded Sector and the Private Sector. Each sector has a different way of treating a patient.

We provide information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions.

At, our mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources, and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. We are here to help you or your loved one every step of the way.