At WSN, we have youth-friendly information resources/tools on violence prevention, developed and disseminated at youth-serving organizations and in youth community spaces
Trauma counselling for youth aged 12-21 who have experienced sexual violence, or are at-risk of sexual violence: individual counselling, mental health and substance abuse support
Our programming is informed by consultations/needs assessments with youth, and includes: Trauma-informed programming , Community engagement activities, Supports focused around Black youth, Gender based programming and Mental health programming and supports
More support options:
- Virtual drop-in – Every Thursday | 4 – 6 PM: WSN offers accessible, inclusive, and free Virtual Drop-In Support every Thursday from 4-6 PM via Zoom. Virtual drop-in support is designed to support one-on-one survivors and those at risk of sexual violence and/or human trafficking who are not currently receiving ongoing support or who are on waitlists to receive ongoing support. Each session is a maximum of 45 minutes per person.
- Online Chat/SMS service – Every Thurs, Fri & Sat | 4 – 8PM: As an alternative to speaking on the phone for crisis support, WSN offers an online and SMS crisis chat service to support survivors. Individuals can access non-judgmental emotional support, referrals, resources, grounding techniques, information and more. If you need support, connect with us during the scheduled hours by visiting our website www.womenssupportnetwork.ca and click “start a new chat” or text 647-694-2818.
- 24/7 crisis/support line: WSN’s crisis line supports individuals through non-judgmental emotional support, referrals, resources, grounding techniques, information and more. If you need support, connect with us at: 1-800-263-6734.