Ressources

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Support Lines (Québec)

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ShelterSafe

Sheltersafe.ca

For women and children survivors of conjugal violence and looking for safety.

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Trans Lifeline

1 877 330-6366
Translifeline.org

Support line by and for trans people.

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1 in 6

1in6.org
[email protected]

Information and services for male survivors of conjugal violence.

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Toll-free helpline for victims of sexual assault

1 888 933-9007 (Québec)
514 933-9007
www.justice.gouv.qc.ca

Bilingual and confidential phone support line by a team of women who offer different services and information depending on the needs.

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Le Néo

1 800 964-1860
450 964-1860 (Terrebonne)
Le-neo.com
[email protected]

Support organization for LGBTQQIA2S+ individuals. Offers resources and support groups for trans people.

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Projet Caméléon (I.R.I.S. Estrie)

819 823-6704
Iris-estrie.com

Discussion groups for trans people each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Offers support and references for trans people living with an STI.

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Support Lines (Montréal / Tio’tia:ke)

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Auberge Shalom (Non-trans inclusive)

514 731-0833
Aubergeshalom.org

Free, confidential and anonymous phone line for Jewish and Hassidic women and children survivors of conjugal violence.

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Drug Referral Line

1 800 265-2626
514 527-2626
Drogue-aidereference.qc.ca

Information and references for people living with a drug consumption problem.

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Écoute Entraide

1 844 294-2130
514 278-2130
Ecoute-entraide.org

Support line for people in emotional distress.

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The Montréal Sexual Assault Centre

1 800 933-9007
514 934-4504
Cvasm.org

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.

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Multi-Écoute

514 737-3604
Multiecoute.org

Free, anonymous and confidential support line for immigrants, offered in multiple languages.

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Revivre

1-866 738-4873
Revivre.org

Free support line for people living with anxiety, depression, and/or bipolar disorder.

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Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students Society (SACOMSS) (Trans-inclusive)

514 398-8500
Sacomss.org

Free, anonymous services of active listening and support for survivors of conjugal and sexual violence.

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SOS Conjugal Violence

1 800 363-9010
514 873-9010
Sosviolenceconjugale.ca

Free support line, evaluations and services of references for therapy and women’s shelter. TTY service for dDeaf individuals.

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Suicide Action Montréal

1 866 277-3553
514 723-4000
Suicideactionmontreal.org

Free support and educational line for people who have lost a closed one to suicide.

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Tel-Aide

514 935-1101
Telaide.org

Free, anonymous and judgment free services for people in distress.

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West Island Crisis Centre

514 684-6160

Offers a free phone line for West Island residents in psychological or psychosocial distress, as well as support for their closed ones and family.

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Housing and Shelters

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Assistance aux Femmes (Trans-inclusif)

514 270-8291
Assistanceauxfemmes.ca
[email protected]

Offers shelter for women and children survivors of abuse. Experience with immigrant women.

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Auberge Madeleine (Trans-inclusif)

514 597-1499
Aubergemadeleine.org
[email protected]

Shelter for homeless women having abuse problem or victims of abuse.

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Auberge Transition (Trans-inclusif)

514 481-0495
Aubergetransition.org
[email protected]

Shelter and free services for women and children survivors of conjugal violence. Offers therapies, references, art-therapy and youth services.

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La Maison Grise (Trans-inclusif)

514 722-0009
Lamaisongrise.org
[email protected]

Shelter for homeless women survivor of abuse. Helps find affordable housing.

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Maison L’Océane (Trans-inclusif)

514 524-5776
[email protected]

Shelter prioritizing women and their children survivors of abuse.

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Maison secours aux femmes de Montréal (Trans-inclusif)

514 593-6353

Shelter specifically for immigrant women and their children survivors of abuse.

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Centre de ressources et thérapies / Ressource Centers and Therapy

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Center for Gender Advocacy

514 848-2424 ext. 7880
Genderadvocacy.org
[email protected]

Offers many services and resources in a lens of gender equity and emancipation.

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Argyle Institute

514 931-5629
Argyleinstitute.org
[email protected]

Therapists of the Pride Team of the institute identify and are trained to answer the needs of LGBTQQIA2S+ individuals.

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Clinique de l’Alternative

514 281-9848
Cliniquedelaternative.com

Offers confidential and anonymous VIH and STI testing, abortions, contraception, vasectomy, and gynecologist services.

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Face à Face

514 934-4546
Faceafacemontreal.org
[email protected]

Free eight (8) week therapy, support groups, active listening and housing resources.

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Multi-Écoute

514 737-3604
Multiecoute.org

Free, anonymous, and confidential listening services offered in multiples languages for immigrants.

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Clinical and Legal Services

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Clinique Légale Trans Legal Clinic

Facebook.com/CJtransLC/
[email protected]

The clinic offers free information and legal clinics to assists trans people in changing their identification papers.

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Crime Victims Assistance Centre (CAVAC)

1-866 532-2822
514 277-9860 ext. 235
Cavac.qc.ca

Support for survivors of sexual violence, as well as their friends and family.

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Support for Sex Workers

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The Feminist Alliance in Solidarity for Sex Workers’ Rights (FAS)

Alliancefeministesolidaore.org
[email protected]

Québec’s coalition in support and defense of people working within the sex industry.

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Stella

514 285-8889 (Help Line)
514 285-1599 (office)
Chezstella.org
[email protected]

Organisation by and trans and cis women sex workers. Offers support, resources and a phone helpline.

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Services for LGBTQQIA2S+ and Non-Binary Individuals

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Aide aux transsexuelles et transsexuels du Québec (ATQ)

1 855 909-9038
Atq1980.org
[email protected]

ATQ offers different activities, conferences, support groups, as well as a helpline and references for trans people.

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ASTT(e)Q Montréal

514 847-0067 ext. 207
Astteq.org
[email protected]

ASTT(e)Q is a support and education group of outreach and information by and for trans people.

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Gai-Écoute

1 855 505-1010
514 866-0103
Gaiecoute.org
[email protected]

Support line of information for people in questioning in regard to their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Santé Trans Health

Santetranshealth.org

Promotion of health and social justice rights for trans people in Québec.


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