Community Safety& Wellbeing

Emergency Contact Numbers

If you are visiting this website due to an emergency or need immediate assistance, please refer to the following list of contact numbers for emergency and community services in the Greater Toronto Area:

24-hour emergency numbers
DIAL 911 - for emergency police, ambulance, or fire personnel.

Assaulted Women's Helpline
416-863-0511 or 1-866-863-0511
TTY: 416-364-8762 or 1-866-863-7868

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape
416-597-8808 TTY: 416-597-1214

Distress Centres (Toronto)
416-408-4357 or TTY 416-408-0007

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre of Peel
905-273-9442

York Region Women's Sexual Assault Helpline
416-213-7499 or 905-895-7313

Femaide (Francophone Women's 24 hour crisis line)
1-877-336-2433 TTY:1-866-860-7082

Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868

Other emergency numbers:
Children's Aid Society 416-924-4646
Catholic Children's Aid Society 416-395-1500
Woman's Own Withdrawal Management Centre 416-603-1462

Shelters and Hostels:
Hostel Services - Central Intake 416-397-5637
Street Helpline 416-392-3777
Anduhyaun Emergency Shelter 416-531-0330
Covenant House (Emergency Shelter for Youth) 416-593-4849

211 Toronto
DIAL 211 - for other community and social service supportive resources or refer to the 211Toronto.ca website, which is the public, online version of the database of community, social, health and government services anywhere in Ontario.

211 is your first call for information about community, social, health and government services in Toronto. Just dial 211 in the 416 and 647 area codes. A trained Information and Referral Specialist will: assess your situation, help you find answers to your questions provide you with options and appropriate referrals. This 24-hour-a-day service is free, confidential and available in many languages. If you live outside of the 416 and 647 area codes and are interested in speaking with a 211 Toronto Information and Referral Specialist, you may dial 416-397-4636.