SACOMSS Resource Manual
For an extensive list of resources, please view our PDF here.
Please note that not all resources on this page are included in the resource manual, nor are all resources in the resource manual are included on this page. Please also note that we cannot assure that these are the resources that you are looking for.
- Addiction (alcohol, drugs, needle exchange, etc)
- Crime: Survivors/Witnesses
- Domestic Violence
- Food Specific Resources/Free food
- Immigration/Migrant/Non-Status/Newcomer Resources
- Indigenous Specific Resources
- Library/Community Centre
- McGill Resources
- Men/Male-Identified Resources
- Mental Health
- Phone Lines/Referral/Directories
- Sexual Assault
- Sex Work
- Women’s Centres
For assistance navigating resources, please reach out to A-Branch at email@example.com
|CLSC Metro, in partnership with the Montréal Sexual Assault Centre||1801 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, 3rd floor|
18+, Bilingual services
For evenings, weekends & holidays, see the Montreal General Hospital.
|CLSC Reception: 514.934.0354|
|Montréal General Hospital, in partnership with the Montréal Sexual Assault Centre||1650 Cedar Avenue Emergency room: Pine Avenue entrance (corner of Côte-des-Neiges)|
18+, English services
Mon-Fri: 5pm-8am, 24/7 weekends and holidays
Ask for the on-call sexual assault support worker.
|Hôpital Notre-Dame||1560 Sherbrooke E. |
Emergency room: Plessis St. entrance
18+, French services
Emergency room open 24/7, ask for the on-call sexual assault support worker.
|Montreal Children’s Hospital||Under 18|
1001 Boulevard Décarie
Under 18, English Services
24/7 Emergency Room
General for hospital: 514.412.4400
|Centre Hospital Universitaire (CHU) Ste-Justine||Under 18|
3175 Chemin de la Côte Sainte Catherine
Under 18, French Services
24/7 Emergency Room
General for hospital: 514.345.4931
|Montreal Sexual Assault Centre (CVASM)||Bilingual (English & French)|
For anyone (survivors, friends/family of survivors, practitioners)
|1-888-933-9007 or 1-514-933-9007 (crisis line)|
|West Island CALACS||4894 Boul. des Sources|
C.P. 43536 Succ. Roxboro
Dollard des Ormeaux, QC H8Y 3P4
Services offered for trans-and-cis women in French and English.
|The Resource and Information Centre for Men Sexually Abused in their Childhood (CRI-PHASE)||Group support and telephone support.|
8105 Ave. de Gaspé
Montréal QC H2P 2J9
Services for men abused in childhood
French & English
Mon-Fri: 9am – 5pm
|Shield of Athena crisis line||Multilingual Sexual Violence Referral and Help Lines||Montréal: 514.270.2900|
|The Third Eye Collective||Offers healing support, advocacy, transformative justice.|
Services for self-identified Black/African women.
|GAIHST (Help and Information Centre on Harassment in the Workplace)||Information, support groups, assistance in filing complaints.|
2231, rue Bélanger
Montréal QC H2G 1C5
By appointment only
|Stella, l’amie de Maimie||Offers support and information to sex workers so that they can work and live in safety and with dignity. This includes art workshops, community meals, free vaccination clinics and maintaining a Bad Client and Aggressors List.|
2065 Parthenais, Suite 404
Montréal, QC H2K 3T1
Services geared towards cis-and-transwomen sex workers currently working in the industry or not. Also open to allies.
Drop-in Mon-Fri: 11am-5pm
|Action Santé Travesti(e)s et Transsexuel(le)s du Québec (ASTT(e)Q)||A project of CACTUS-Montreal, aims to promote the health and well-being of trans people. Offers listening and referral support, and one night emergency shelter support to trans people experiencing violence.|
1300 Sanguinet, Montréal, QC H2X 3E7
(general information, support, referrals)
(education and resource coordinators)
|Native Friendship Centre||Listening and referral services for youth between 10-29 years old.|
Drop-in centre: Peer-support, medical clinic, legal workshops, access to traditional healers.
2001 boul. St. Laurent, Montréal, QC
Services for indigenous people.
Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9am- 5pm
Wed: 9am- 8pm
|Centre for Gender Advocacy||Offers trans advocacy, peer support, information and referrals.|
2110 rue Mackay
1455 de Maisonneuve West, Annex V-01
Montréal, QC H3G 1M8
|Telephone: 514-848-2424 x7431|
Peer Support Line: 514-848-2424 x7880
|Project 10||For people aged 14-25 “and the wider community”|
Peer support, crisis counselling, information and referrals
Tuesday – Thursday: 12PM-6PM
Have a “Trans Health Database” of physicians, therapists, etc. who are willing to work with trans people in a non-judgmental way
Also have a drop-in service
“Open, semi-structured group facilitated by staff and interns”
|Alix||Alix offers tools to remain aware and informed, provides resources you may need, as well as gives you the opportunity to report the violence you experienced in a completely anonymous way.|
Alix © is an Interligne programme.
|Address: P.O. Box 1006, Station C, Montréal (QC) H2L 4V2|
Phone: 514 866-6788
To contact one of our listeners for support, please use firstname.lastname@example.org instead.
|Pride Therapy Network of Montreal||The Pride Therapy Network of Montreal is a collective of independent mental health practitioners who have come together in order to offer culturally informed, accessible, and affirmative services to members of sexual and gender diverse communities.|
Affirmative mental heatlh services to members of sexual and gender diverse communities.
Mental health practitioner directory and resource list.
|BIPOC Mental Health||Directory of information about professional mental health support by and for people of colour.||https://bipocmentalhealth.tumblr.com/list|
|Gynéco Positive||Gynéco Positive provides a directory of professionals (family doctors, gynecologists, etc.) whose practices are made by and for their users while also being positive, feminist and anti-oppressive. Gynéco Positive was born from a general need for safety and respect when consulting a professional for gynaecological concerns in the unceded indigenous territory of Quebec.||http://gynecopositive.com/en/home/|
Confidential & anonymous
Not particularly targeted: websites lists many possible topics – addiction, abuse and intimidation, domestic violence, emotional distress, loneliness, stress at work, etc.
For all aged 18 and over
10am to 10pm, 365 days a year
Online service: email email@example.com
|Crisis Text Line||Free and confidential|
Texters connected to crisis counsellors
Active listening, collaborative problem-solving, information
|Text ‘CONNECT’ to 686-868|
|Suicide Action Montreal||Bilingual|
Also offer a follow-up service: “a permanent crisis worker may initiate safety follow-up calls for some callers”
|Écoute Entraide||French only|
7 days a week, from 8am to midnight
Anonymous & confidential
|Centre for Gender Advocacy Peer Support Line||Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm|
Free, confidential, non-judgemental
Provide active listening and referrals
|Trans Lifeline||For trans and questioning callers|
Peer support, crisis counselling, resource referrals
Offers microgrants for name
Operators all trans-identified
10am-4am everyday (operators often available during off-hours)
|Interligne (Formerly Gai Écoute)||Bilingual|
For anyone who is concerned with sexual orientation or gender identity
Website lists a lot of possible concerns, including gender identity, sexual orientation, and transphobia, but also parenting.
Free, anonymous, confidential
Also have a chatting service that can be accessed through the website: gaiecoute.org
Also have an email support service: firstname.lastname@example.org
Toll-free/Text messaging: 1-888-505-1010
For people aged 5-20, in Quebec
Other forms of support: forum and email
A chat service also appears at the bottom of the webpage when a counsellor is available
Text Message Helpline: 514 600-1002
|Kids Help Phone (Jeunesse J’écoute)||Bilingual|
For people under 20
Non-judgmental, anonymous & confidential
No particular targeted topic
Also have an online support service where you can post a question and a counsellor will answer it. (kidshelpphone.ca under “Ask us online”)
Website also gives instructions on how to clear browser history
|Face a Face||Bilingual|
Referrals and listening service
Geared towards supporting people dealing with homelessness
Free, anonymous, confidential
7 days a week, 10am to 10pm
Also offer a “follow-up” service: a volunteer calls the person on a regular basis to support and listen and generally check in
|Ligne Parents||French only|
Free and confidential, 24/7
Available to parents of children aged 0-20 residing in Quebec
Non-judgemental support line for general questions or for crisis situations
Safety and Security Services (Shelters)
|SOS Violence Conjugale||24/7 listening and referral line for women who experience interpersonal violence. They will coordinate immediate shelter across the province. They can also assist women and men who require shelter due to other difficulties in finding appropriate resources.|
Help line, referral line
Free listening, evaluation, and referral service for counselling and shelter
|Action Santé Travesti(e)s et Transsexuel(le)s du Québec (ASTTeQ)||1300 Sanguinet|
Montréal, QC, H2X 3E7
ASTTeQ aims to promote the health and well-being of trans people.
They offer one night emergency shelter support to trans people experiencing violence and participate in education and advocacy for the inclusion and safety of trans people in the shelter systems.
|514.847.0067 x. 207|
|Native Women’s Shelter||The address is confidential.|
Provides a safe environment that offers in-house programs and services as well as outreach that helps in the healing process of women.