Support Lines (Québec)
For women and children survivors of conjugal violence and looking for safety.
1 877 330-6366
Support line by and for trans people.
1 in 6
Information and services for male survivors of conjugal violence.
Toll-free helpline for victims of sexual assault
1 888 933-9007 (Québec)
Bilingual and confidential phone support line by a team of women who offer different services and information depending on the needs.
Support organization for LGBTQQIA2S+ individuals. Offers resources and support groups for trans people.
Projet Caméléon (I.R.I.S. Estrie)
Discussion groups for trans people each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Offers support and references for trans people living with an STI.
Support Lines (Montréal / Tio’tia:ke)
Auberge Shalom (Non-trans inclusive)
Free, confidential and anonymous phone line for Jewish and Hassidic women and children survivors of conjugal violence.
Drug Referral Line
1 800 265-2626
Information and references for people living with a drug consumption problem.
1 844 294-2130
Support line for people in emotional distress.
The Montréal Sexual Assault Centre
1 800 933-9007
Support line for victims of sexual assault, adults, children and teenagers, survivors of incest, as well as support for family and friends of the victim.
Free, anonymous and confidential support line for immigrants, offered in multiple languages.
Free support line for people living with anxiety, depression, and/or bipolar disorder.
Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students Society (SACOMSS) (Trans-inclusive)
Free, anonymous services of active listening and support for survivors of conjugal and sexual violence.
SOS Conjugal Violence
1 800 363-9010
Free support line, evaluations and services of references for therapy and women’s shelter. TTY service for dDeaf individuals.
Suicide Action Montréal
1 866 277-3553
Free support and educational line for people who have lost a closed one to suicide.
Free, anonymous and judgment free services for people in distress.
West Island Crisis Centre
Offers a free phone line for West Island residents in psychological or psychosocial distress, as well as support for their closed ones and family.
Housing and Shelters
Assistance aux Femmes (Trans-inclusif)
Offers shelter for women and children survivors of abuse. Experience with immigrant women.
Auberge Madeleine (Trans-inclusif)
Shelter for homeless women having abuse problem or victims of abuse.
Auberge Transition (Trans-inclusif)
Shelter and free services for women and children survivors of conjugal violence. Offers therapies, references, art-therapy and youth services.
La Maison Grise (Trans-inclusif)
Shelter for homeless women survivor of abuse. Helps find affordable housing.
Maison L’Océane (Trans-inclusif)
Shelter prioritizing women and their children survivors of abuse.
Maison secours aux femmes de Montréal (Trans-inclusif)
Shelter specifically for immigrant women and their children survivors of abuse.
Centre de ressources et thérapies / Ressource Centers and Therapy
Center for Gender Advocacy
Offers many services and resources in a lens of gender equity and emancipation.
Therapists of the Pride Team of the institute identify and are trained to answer the needs of LGBTQQIA2S+ individuals.
Clinique de l’Alternative
Offers confidential and anonymous VIH and STI testing, abortions, contraception, vasectomy, and gynecologist services.
Face à Face
Free eight (8) week therapy, support groups, active listening and housing resources.
Free, anonymous, and confidential listening services offered in multiples languages for immigrants.
Clinical and Legal Services
Clinique Légale Trans Legal Clinic
The clinic offers free information and legal clinics to assists trans people in changing their identification papers.
Crime Victims Assistance Centre (CAVAC)
514 277-9860 ext. 235
Support for survivors of sexual violence, as well as their friends and family.
Support for Sex Workers
The Feminist Alliance in Solidarity for Sex Workers’ Rights (FAS)
Québec’s coalition in support and defense of people working within the sex industry.
Organisation by and trans and cis women sex workers. Offers support, resources and a phone helpline.
Services for LGBTQQIA2S+ and Non-Binary Individuals
Aide aux transsexuelles et transsexuels du Québec (ATQ)
ATQ offers different activities, conferences, support groups, as well as a helpline and references for trans people.
ASTT(e)Q is a support and education group of outreach and information by and for trans people.
Support line of information for people in questioning in regard to their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Santé Trans Health
Promotion of health and social justice rights for trans people in Québec.
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