Abuse and Family Violence

If you are in danger, call 911!

We can’t help with abuse and family violence issues. Please visit the Legal Aid Ontario website or call them at 1-800-668-8258 for help with domestic violence issues. You can also call 211 from any phone in Ontario to be connected with social services in your community.


Women and Children Fleeing Abuse
Sandgate Women’s Shelter
Phone: 905-722-3220 (crisis line)
Toll Free: 1-800-661-8294

Yellow Brick House Women’s Shelter
Phone: 905-727-1944
Toll Free: 1-800-263-3247 (crisis line)


Leeder Place Emergency Family Shelter
Phone: 905-898-1015
Toll Free: 1-888-554-5525


Kevin’s Place Youth Shelter (Male – Emergency)
Phone: 905-898-1015
Toll Free: 1-888-554-5525

360°kids at Richmond Hill Hub (Male and Female – Emergency and Transitional)
Connections – Emergency Housing
STAY (Supportive Transitional Apartments for Youth) – Transitional Housing
Phone: 905-475-6694

Sutton Youth Services (Co-ed – Emergency and Transitional)
Phone: 905-722-9076
Toll Free: 1-877-972-0898

The Steps to Justice website offers step-by-step information about abuse, family violence and other common legal problems.