Talk to someone

If there is immediate danger or if you suspect someone is being trafficked, call 911 or your local police service.

If you or someone you know is in need of support or you want to report a potential case call the Canadian human trafficking hotline: 1-833-900-1010. It's confidential, toll-free and open 24/7.

Community service providers

Survivors can access services from a range of community-based organizations, many of which also work to prevent at-risk people from being trafficked.

Some services may be affected due to COVID‑19. Please contact your nearest service provider for information and to find out what support is available.

OrganizationCityService description
SafeHope HomeAjaxLong-term recovery program designed to guide trafficked/sexually exploited women into full rehabilitation and re-integration.
Victim Services Leeds and GrenvilleBrockvilleOngoing services for children and youth such as trauma counselling, employment readiness and peer supports, including access for those in rural and remote areas.
Guelph Wellington Women in CrisisGuelphOutreach, education and prevention, as well as system navigation and stabilizing supports for survivors of human trafficking.
Sudbury and Area Victim ServicesGreater SudburyTrauma-informed supports in English and French for youth (aged 14 to 18), including learning path and skills development, youth drop-ins and outreach programs.
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of HaltonHalton (Oakville)Emergency and crisis response supports and long-term mobile outreach for human trafficking survivors.
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/NiagaraHamilton/NiagaraFrench-language services such as psychotherapy support, referrals and assistance accessing resources, as well as outreach and prevention for children and youth.
Women’s Resources of Kawartha LakesKawartha LakesA four-month stabilization program for youth, including residential services, individualized programming and skills development.
Ontario Native Women’s AssociationKenora, Lakefield, Midland, Niagara, Orillia, Ottawa, Sioux Lookout, Thunder Bay, Timmins, TorontoYouth response team comprising specialized workers and peer mentors with lived experience to provide early intervention, street-based outreach, immediate response and referrals in 10 locations across the province.
Addiction Services of Thames ValleyLondonSupport and programming for women who have been trafficked in the sex trade.
London Abused Women’s CentreLondonCrisis response, outreach and prevention for exploited and at-risk women and youth, as well extended, trauma-informed wraparound services. Advocacy and counselling to family members of trafficked women and girls also offered.
Huronia Transition HomesMidlandCrisis and longer-term supports for women who have been trafficked.
BridgeNorthNewmarketSurvivor-led peer mentoring and day program for children and youth, providing supports from early intervention through to stabilization, transition and reintegration.
Cedar CentreNewmarketTrauma-specific, rapid-response therapy to help children and youth (aged 3 to 18).
YWCA Niagara RegionNiagaraResidential program for youth (aged 16 to 24) providing access to crisis housing, trauma therapy, peer support and cultural connection.
Fort Frances Tribal Area Health ServicesNorthwestern OntarioAn anti-human trafficking committee among 10 member First Nations provides education, identifies and addresses service gaps, raise awareness of the issue and contributing factors, and strengthen service provision.
Kenora Sexual Assault CentreNorthwestern OntarioResponsive, comprehensive care for survivors of human trafficking through increased staffing, better access to services and a wraparound support model, as well as prevention and awareness programming and outreach along with 24/7 crisis support.
A New Day Youth and Adult ServicesOttawaA residential treatment program, with peer support and wraparound support services in the areas of trauma and loss, mental health, addictions, and relationships, with individual and group counselling.
Roberts/Smart CentreOttawaProgram for children and youth (aged 12 to 18) that includes 24/7 crisis support and mobile treatment services, residential services, life skills training and mentorship.
Voice FoundOttawaA range of health services are offered to survivors of human trafficking in a safe, non-judgmental and culturally sensitive setting, delivered by a nurse practitioner.
Youturn Youth Support ServicesOttawaIntensive services and supports for youth, with 24/7 on-call support. Where possible, families will also be linked into programming.
Women’s Centre (Grey & Bruce), Inc.Owen SoundDirect services for children and youth (under age 16), including residential placements, life skills and education assistance, as well as supports for victims of all ages.
Regional Municipality of PeelPeel RegionIntegrated services hub for children and youth (aged 12 and up) providing on-site health care, trauma counselling, addictions support, legal aid, education and employment services.
Victim Services of Renfrew CountyRenfrewEducation, prevention and long-term approaches through public education/prevention work and improved access to local, targeted supports.
Sexual Assault Survivors Centre Sarnia-LambtonSarniaPublic education/prevention; access to local, targeted supports through a dedicated human trafficking worker; wraparound supports and enhanced collaboration through a community response protocol.
Algoma Family ServicesSault Ste. MarieGroup and individual counselling for at-risk children and youth (aged 11 to 17) and other vulnerable populations (such as Indigenous, racialized and newcomer populations); intensive services for victims and families; as well as working with community partners on early intervention activities, services and supports.
ElleviveTimminsTransitional supports for French-speaking survivors of human trafficking to help them access housing, legal assistance, financial support, counselling and other services.
Boost Child and Youth Advocacy CentreTorontoWrap-around services for children and youth (aged 11 to 18) including psycho-education and specialized trauma services, and development of coping skills.
Covenant HouseTorontoSpecialized mental health supports for girls (aged 14 to 18) and counselling for families provided as enhancements to multi-faceted survivor supports, including three-tiered housing options (crisis, intermediate, transitional), advocacy and case management.
Strides TorontoTorontoPeer mentorship, public education, outreach and case management. Clinical trauma therapy. Supports to assist families with reintegration of survivors.
Elspeth Heyworth Centre for WomenTorontoSurvivor and youth-led program for children and youth (aged 10 to 17) including individual and group therapy, clinical referrals and engagement with families.
FCJ Refugee CentreTorontoPeer-to-peer approach for youth at-risk or experiencing human trafficking, connecting individuals with lived experiences to wrap-around, inclusive, appropriate supports and resources, and delivery of a youth-led prevention and outreach strategy.
Montage Support ServicesTorontoCustomized supports for individuals (aged 16 and above) with developmental disabilities including addressing housing opportunities, person-directed planning, life skills and job readiness, as well as connections to services such as trauma-informed counselling, mental health and addiction services.
Project iRiseTorontoSurvivor-led, one-year leadership and empowerment program, including workshops, mentorship and employment skills development.
SickKids Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect ProgramTorontoClinical services for children and youth (under age 18), including systematic screening for early identification, specialized mental health interventions, and survivor-led peer support.
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo RegionWaterlooEducation, prevention and other approaches to those at risk of being trafficked and those experiencing sex trafficking, through a dedicated human trafficking worker, a part-time educator, and enhanced crisis supports.
Legal Assistance of WindsorWindsorCase management, legal system navigation and other supports for survivors of human trafficking, as well as education and outreach.
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions and
York Region Children’s Aid Society
York and SimcoeA survivor focused, trauma-informed model will provide training for specialized caregivers and community services staff to support survivors in stable, long-term environments that will help them heal, reclaim their lives and transition to healthy independence.
Women's Support Network of York RegionYork (Newmarket)Prevention and awareness through outreach and education, with trauma counselling leading into an intensive healing program.
360˚kidsYork (Richmond Hill)Emergency and transitional housing with supports and services and programming offered on-site, followed by semi-independent living with a live-in survivor peer mentor.

Indigenous-led services

Indigenous survivors can get counselling, cultural programming, addictions treatment and leadership development services.

Some services may be affected due to COVID‑19. Please contact your nearest service provider for information and to find out what support is available.

OrganizationCityService description
Fort Frances Tribal Area Health ServicesFort FrancesPrevention, intervention and aftercare for individuals (aged 12 and up), including follow-up support and community integration.
Native Women Incorporated, Hamilton Wentworth chapterHamiltonWraparound services including emergency shelter, beds, transportation, food, and trauma-informed, culturally respectful care.
Kenora Chiefs AdvisoryKenoraWrap-around, culturally-appropriate supports for Indigenous children and youth (aged 13 to 24), including one-on-one support, counselling, referrals and mental health support.
Ontario Native Women’s AssociationKenora, Lakefield, Midland, Niagara, Orillia, Ottawa, Sioux Lookout, Thunder Bay, Timmins, TorontoYouth response team comprising specialized workers and peer mentors with lived experience to provide early intervention, street-based outreach, immediate response and referrals in 10 locations across the province.
Atlohsa Family Healing ServicesLondonSupports for Indigenous child and youth victims and survivors of human trafficking, sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, as well as boys and 2SLGBTQQIA+ youth, including land-based activities, healing and wellness retreats and residential programs.
Minwaashin Lodge Indigenous Women's Support CentreOttawaCounselling, cultural teachings and ceremonies, guidance support, employment training, and street outreach.  Elders incorporate Indigenous knowledge into programs and services.
Métis Nation of OntarioOttawaA full-time staff member coordinates services and housing supports to survivors in collaboration with community partners. .
Tungasuvvingat InuitOttawaEarly prevention and outreach for Inuit youth (aged 13 and up), as well as culturally-based programming, therapeutic practices, and help accessing housing and counselling.
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal HealthOttawaA comprehensive program that focuses on culture, prevention, intervention and systems navigation, incorporating traditional Indigenous teachings and contemporary to promote healing without guilt or shame.
Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support ServicesSix Nations of the Grand RiverProtection and early intervention services including access to housing, youth retreats and culturally responsive individual and group counselling.
Beendigen Inc.Thunder BaySurvivor-informed outreach services and supports for survivors, driven by Indigenous approaches to healing.
Indige-Spheres to EmpowermentThunder BayIndigenous survivor-led arts-based core workshops to support healing, as well as peer supports, mentoring, education and prevention for Indigenous children and youth.
Timmins and Area Women in CrisisTimminsMobile team for five remote and 11 rural First Nation communities to provide culturally-appropriate, survivor-led programming in preferred languages for vulnerable and underserviced Indigenous communities.
Native Child and Family Services of TorontoTorontoCulturally-responsive, trauma-informed, wrap-around prevention and treatment services for high-risk Aboriginal children, youth and 2SLGBTQQIA+ individuals, including individual and group counselling, land-based retreats, job readiness and life skills training.
Native Women's Resource Centre TorontoTorontoFacilitation of regional working groups to provide education, evidence-based interventions, holistic individualized supports and wraparound resources that empower survivors.

About the service providers on this page

As part of Ontario’s Anti-Human Trafficking Strategy, the:

  • community service providers on this page are funded through the Community Supports Fund
  • Indigenous-led services are funded through the Indigenous-led Initiatives Fund

This includes service providers funded in 2020 to increase services for children and youth and add more programs led by survivors and designed by and for Indigenous people.

Other service providers

In addition to service providers funded through the province’s Anti-Human Trafficking Community Supports Fund and Indigenous-led Initiatives Fund, there are other service providers that offer programs and supports for survivors of human trafficking in Ontario.

Regional anti-human trafficking coalitions bring together social service agencies, victim services, health care centres, police and educational institutions. To find an anti-human trafficking coalition in your region, contact the Provincial Anti-Human Trafficking Coordination Office.

You can also find services across Canada, including in Ontario, using the Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline’s National Referral Directory.

Service providers can refer clients to Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario agencies and other service delivery organizations for help in accessing the Victim Quick Response Program+. The Victim Quick Response Program+ provides emergency funding for a number of services like tattoo removal, addiction recovery and ID replacement. You can also find additional support using the victim services directory and the victim support line: Toll-free: 1-888-579-2888. This service is offered 24 hours a day/7 days a week and if required, interpreters are available. There is also the option to chat online, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.