Victims of Crime (including sexual assault)

Did you know that 25 percent of those living with mental illness are likely to be victims of violent crime (compared with three percent of the general population)? If you are the victim of a crime, the resources below can help by providing support and information.




L'Abri d'Espoir514-934-5615Emergency & long-term shelter, meals, counseling & referral [E/F]Montreal
Auberge Madeleine514-597-1303Short-term housing & group living for women in
difficulty [E/F] 18+
Auberge Shalom514-731-0833External counseling, emergency shelter for abused women of all ethnicities [E/F]Montreal
Auberge Transition514-481-0495Free shelter & support for women & children victims of violence [E/F/other]Montreal
CALACS (umbrella organization)514-529-5252 1-877-717-5252Group of orgs - provide support, info,
advocacy for female assault victims [mostly F]
CALACS West Island514-684-2198Phone + emerg. support, advocacy, legal info for assaulted women ages 14+ [E/F]Montreal (West Island)
CAVAC – Crime Victims Assistance Center1-866-532-2822Post-trauma intervention, info on rights, assistance with forms, referrals [E/F]QC
CRIPHASE514-529-5567Support groups, other services and resources for male survivors of child sexual abuse.[F]Montreal (Villeray)
Femmes du Monde514-735-9027Community centre for women, self-help group against conjugal violence [E/F]Montreal (Cote-des-Neiges)
Herstreet514-284-9665Emergency and long-term shelter, follow-up, social reintegration for homeless women and women in distress [E/F]Montreal (Centre)
Men & Healing613-482-9363Information about male sexual abuse. [E/F]ON
Montreal Assault Prevention Center514-284-1212Self-defense workshops for women and teen girls [E/F]Montreal
Montreal Sexual Assault Centre514-934-450424 hour help line for sexual assault (all ages), counseling for victims + loved ones (adult) [E/F]Montreal
Multi-Femmes514-523-1095Short-term housing for female victims of conjugal violence, individual and group intervention [E/mostly F/Other]Montreal
Le Parados514-637-3529Short-term housing for women & children victims of violence [E/F/S/other]Montreal (Lachine)
SAVA Centre-Ouest514-903-3550Support and shelter for victims of elder abuse; listening line, accompaniment [E/F]Montreal (Centre-West)
Sexual Assault Centre of McGill (SACOMSS)514-398-8500Crisis intervention, support groups, accompaniment, outreach, referrals [E/F]Montreal
Sexual Assaults-Provincial Helpline514-933-9007
Provincial helpline for situations involving sexual assault. Legal info, guidance, referrals, what to do. [E/F]Montreal and across Quebec
S.O.S Conjugal Violence1-800-363-901024 hour help line [E/F]Montreal
The Shield of Athena514-274-8117
Shelter, intervention, prevention for victims of domestic violence (ethnic) [E/F/other]Montreal (Mount Royal)
Survivors of Incest AnonymousWebsiteSupport groups for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse [E/F]Montreal and worldwide
Info to deal with situations involving sexual assault. Legal info, guidance, referrals, what to do. [E/F]Montreal and across Quebec
West Island Women's Shelter514-695-8529Activities, support groups, workshops, special programs for teens & mothers [E/F]Montreal (West Island)
Women Aware514-489-1110 1-866-489-1110Listening line, self-help groups, prevention workshops, accompaniment [E/F]Montreal
Women's Centre of Montreal514-842-4780Support, workshops, accompaniment, employment, integration [E/F]Montreal