Ontario Native Women’s Association – Niagara Chapter
- Breaking Free From Family Violence: Family Wellbeing Program – Family Support Worker
- Contact: 905-871-8770
- Address: 1088 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
- The Family Well-Being program consists of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and urban Indigenous community-led and prevention-focused supports to reduce violence in families, reduce the need to bring Indigenous children and youth into the child welfare and youth justice systems and improve the overall health and well-being of communities.
Brock University: Sexual Violence Support and Response
- Contact: 905-688-5550 ext. 6174 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reach Larisa Fry
- Address: Currently online only.
- Please visit their website for a list of on and off campus services.
CARSA – Niagara Sexual Assault Centre
- Contact: Crisis hotline: 905-682-4584; No crisis: 905-682-7258
- Address: 43 Church St. Suite 503, St. Catharines
- Free counseling services for anyone who has experienced sexual assault or domestic violence at any time in their life.
Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (I Am A Kind Man) – Niagara Regional Native Centre
- Contact: 905-688-6484
- Address: 382 Airport Rd., Niagara on the Lake
- Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin is an initiative created to provide opportunities for communities to engage Indigenous men and youth in understanding violence against Indigenous women and support them in joining together to end the violence. Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin is an Ojibway phrase that translates to “I Am a Kind Man”. Programming includes peer counselling, justice support, traditional teachings and group based programs.
Kristen French Advocacy Centre
- Contact: 905-937-5435 x7001; email@example.com
- Address: 8 Forster St., St. Catharines
- Safe place to help, heal, end child abuse for Niagara’s children and youth who have experienced alleged physical abuse, sexual abuse, become the targets of internet luring, or were the unwilling witness of violence.
- Contact: (905) 684-1223, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Address: 502-60 James Street, St. Catharines
- Offers individual and group counselling – women services for those 16 years of age and older.
- Contact: 905-378-4647 ext. 45300
- Address: Any Niagara Health site
- They offer free counselling for sexual assault. From their website: “Our team provides free, confidential, and specialized care to individuals who have experienced a recent sexual assault or are victims of intimate partner abuse. The team consists of nurses for immediate care following an assault/abuse and social workers that provide short-term trauma counselling.”
De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre – Intergenerational Family Circle Program
- Contact: Shannon Mitchell: 905-544-4320; email@example.com
- Address: 145 Queenston St., St. Catharines
- A program for Sixty Scoop survivors, Survivors of the child welfare system & their families.
Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Victims
- Up to four hours of free legal advice by phone or video conversation.
- To be eligible, you must be 16 or older, living in Ontario and the assault must have happened in Ontario.
- Complete and submit the voucher request form on the website.
- Contact: 1-866-863-0511
- 24/7 Crisis hotline. Online counselling service also available Monday to Friday between 11am and 8pm