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 Chatham-Kent, or you can directly contact the following organizations.

Chatham-Kent Sexual Assault Crisis Centre: A grassroots, anti-violence, equality seeking organization that offers a continuum of service for women 16 years of age or older who have experienced the impact of sexual assault / harassment / abuse, past or present.
Call 519-354-8908
24 Hour Crisis Line:  519-354-8688

Chatham-Kent Victim Services: Provides crisis intervention, emotional support, information, practical assistance and referrals to victims of crime.
Call 519-436-6630.

Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre: Provides outreach counselling, crisis counselling (24hrs/7days a week), family court support, emergency shelter for women with or without children, support groups, child and youth programs, as well as safe, supportive, affordable housing for up to one year.
Crisis Line: 519-354-6360.
Toll-Free: 1-800-265-0598.

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