May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Ontario recognizes this month is a time to raise awareness about the devastating impact of sexual assault and focus on the measures being taken to stop violence and support survivors Since the province-wide lockdown due to COVID-19, there have reports of increased incidents of sexual violence across the province against young children and both women and men. Survivors of sexual…
Qualified, compassionate volunteers operate SAVIS’ 24 hour support & crisis line. You do not have to be in crisis to call.
You may have questions about your own experience of abuse, or those of a friend or loved one. You may be in the process of coping with a recent or historical incident of violence and need emotional support or help dealing with a challenging situation. You may simply need information or referrals to other community resources.
We are here to help. The SAVIS support line operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is open to people of all ages and experiences. You are welcome to call anytime and all calls will be confidential.
24 hour line:
Toll free assistance (Monday – Friday: 9 am – 4:30 pm):