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Women's Ministry Resource List

Women’s Ministry is about ministering and supporting the needs of women in the church and community.  Looking at their emotional, psychical and spiritual needs.  Equipping women to minister to others and reach their full potential in Christ.

North American Women’s Ministries: Resource & info links, Gorgeous2God, End it Now resources.

Crisis and Distress Lines
Assaulted Women’s Helpline (all ages) crisis telephone line for women who experience any kind of assault
ConnexOntario (all ages); (mental health or addiction issues)
Distress Centres Ontario-all ages; mental health or addition services
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
Distress Centres of Toronto (crisis intervention, suicide prevention) All ages
Gerstein Centre (16 yrs and up) Mental Health Problems
416-929-5200 | 416-929-9897
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape - (all ages)
The Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region (CMHA) – (all ages)
CMHA York Region Crisis Line – (all ages)
Distress Centre Durham – all varieties of relationships, mental health (all ages)
Durham Rape Crisis Centre (all ages)
Kinark Child and Family Services (children up to 12 experiencing social, emotional and or behavioural difficulties)
Peel Region: CMHA
Crisis Services Canada (distress, crisis, suicide prevention)
Good2Talk Post-Secondary Student Helpline (16-30 years old) (mental health, addictions)
Kids Help Phone
AppleCreek SDA Food Bank
AppleCreek SDA Food Bank
Shelter - Nellie’
Shelter - Ernestine
416-743-1733 | Crisis Line: 416-746-3701
Police, Fire, Ambulance
Women's Ministry Resource List

IF you are experiencing abuse, the Ontario’s Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centres are open and here to help during this COVID-19 period. Please click on attached for details and share widely. @WCHospital @WCRInstitute @SADVTC @UofT_dlsph 👇🏼

Counsellors are available 24/7 to support women in need 1-866-863-0511…

5:38 AM – 15 Apr 2020

‘I was a hostage’: Domestic assault calls rise in York Region amid coronavirus crisis
York Regional Police say domestic assaults are on the rise in region as COVID-19 keeps most residents inside
YorkRegion @YorkRegion

AWHLcounselors continue to be available 24/7 to support women and seniors experiencing abuse. Please share our numbers. AWHL 1-866-863-0511 Senior Safety Line 1-866-299-1011 #abuse #seniors #women #COVID19


Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre

Women’s College Hospital



76 Grenville St.
Toronto, ON
M5S 1B2

Toronto Pediatric

Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (SCAN)

The Hospital For Sick Children



555 University Ave., 6th Floor
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8

Focus on the Family (Canada)

Specific resources to strengthen your faith, marriage and encourage your parenting.

*Because of the rise of domestic & child abuse cases during COVID-19, please share these resources with

your team & church community.

Kids Help Phone

24/7 national service offering professional counselling, information, referrals and

volunteer-led, text-based support for young people, in both English & French

Tel: 1-800-668-6868

Text: 686868

School Mental Health Ontario

Working together with Ontario school districts to support student mental

health. & Kids Help Phone joined forces to provide a mental health resource hub during COVID-19

for youth.

Boost For Kids

Resources for families and children. Boost for Kids is dedicated to the prevention of child

abuse and violence through education, awareness, and collaboration with our community partners.

Toronto: 1-855-424-1100

Barrie: 705-792-6600

Peterborough: 705-743-9200

Kristen French Children’s Advocacy Centre Niagara

Child Advocacy Centres (CACs) are child-focused

centres that provide a trauma-informed, coordinated approach to investigation, intervention, treatment &

prosecution in child abuse cases.

Association of Native Child & Family Services Agencies of Ontario

ANCFSAO is an association of Indigenous child and family well-being agencies mandated to build a better life for all Indigenous children through promoting the delivery of culturally-based services.

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

This non-profit organization provides free, 24-hour, 7-day-a-week crisis counselling, emotional support, information and referrals via telephone to women in up to 200 languages completely anonymous and confidential.

24 hr crisis line (Ontario): 1-866-863-0511

24 hr crisis line (Toronto): 416-863-0511

TTY: 1-866-8637868