Need help now? Call our 24/7 crisis support line 807-345-0450 or 1-800-465-6971 or text us at 807-700-5011

Sexual Violence Crisis Services & Supports

If you are in need of immediate medical attention or in a dangerous situation, please call 911 or visit the nearest hospital. For non-emergencies we have a list of other supports including shelters, therapy & Counselling, health services, legal support and crisis lines.

Shelter Services

(Shelter, safety planning, 24/h counselling, & crisis intervention, sexual abuse services)


Faye Peterson House: Call 807-345-0450, txt 807-700-5011
Beendigen: Call 1-888-200-9997
Our Sister Shelters:
View the list of our Sister shelters here –

Therapy & Counselling

Thunder Bay Counselling Centre: Counseling and support programs for women aged 16 and over who have been a victim of domestic violence and/or sexual violence, children who have witnessed abuse, and men aged 16 and over who have experienced sexual abuse/assault.

Call: (807) 684-1880

Health Services

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre: Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment which includes health services and consultation for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, including sexual assault evidence (rape) kits, pregnancy prevention and follow-up nurses.

Call: (807) 684-6751


Crisis Lines

Assaulted Women’s Helpline: 1-866-863-0511

Talk4Healing Help Line: 1-855-554-4325

24h Thunder Bay Crisis Response Line: Call or text (807) 346-8282

Legal Support

Thunder Bay Counselling:  The Child Victim Witness Program provides support to children under the age of 18 who are called to testify in court as a result of being a victim or a witness to a crime. The program provides sensitive, informed and effective assistance to child victims and witnesses to reduce the trauma and communicating in court.
Call: (807) 684-1880
Independent Legal Advice Pilot Program (MAG)
The MAG Program can provide up to four hours of free legal advice for sexual assault survivors over 16 in Thunder Bay.
Call: 1 (807) 226-3904