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

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Safety Plan

IF YOU FEEL YOU ARE IN DANGER AND NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE CALL 9-1-1.

If You Decide To Leave:

Take your children with you

Take proper identification

Take Bank Cards, Credit Cards etc.

Pack ahead of time and leave items at a safe place

Establish a plan – Where is a safe place to go?- Shelter, friends, family, etc.

Remember-Safety Always First

To develop a personalized safety plan for you and your children contact our crisis line 24 hours a day/7 days a week (toll free 1800-465-6971) to discuss your immediate and future safety with a counsellor.

Your Rights

Are you having family difficulties? Dealing with issues like divorce, custody or support? Plain language legal information on women’s rights under Ontario family law is available in 11 languages and in multiple formats.

English

French

Arabic

Chinese (Traditional)

Chinese (Simplified)

Farsi

Punjabi

Somali

Spanish

Tamil

Urdu

www.onefamilylaw.ca

Links

Mommy Matters Group Programs for Pregnant Women

mommymatters@lakeheadu.ca

Thunder Bay and District Coordinating Committee to end Women Abuse

www.endwomenabuse.com

Thunder Bay Counselling Centre

807-684-1881

www.tbaycounselling.com

Catholic Family Development Centre

807-345-7323

catholicfamilycentre.ca

Children’s Centre Thunder Bay

childrenscentre.ca

Crisis Response Services

807-346-8282

crisisresponsethunderbay

Family Law Education for Women (FLEW)

All Women. One Family Law. Know Your Rights

www.onefamilylaw.ca

Sister Shelters

Please see our “Sister Shelters” link under the “About” tab on our main page of this website

Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses

www.oaith.ca