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Emergency Services

Island Help Line

(Toll free) 1-800-218-2885


Free 24-hour confidential service for all Islanders providing bilingual information, support, active listening, and crisis counselling on family matters, child abuse, alcohol and drugs, parenting, suicide, loneliness and other problems.

 
PEI Family Violence Prevention Services Inc

Anderson House

  • Charlottetown (902) 892-0960
  • Toll free: 1-800-240-9894

Anderson House is the provincial emergency shelter for women and children who are experiencing physical, emotional or sexual abuse in their lives. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Staff provide confidential one on one support and information.


Outreach Services

  • West Prince (902) 859-8849
  • East Prince (902) 436-0517
  • Eastern PEI (902) 838-0795
  • Queens County (902) 566-1480


A free and confidential service providing emotional support for women victimized by family violence.

Chief Mary Bernard Memorial Women’s Shelter

  • Lennox Island (902) 831-2332
  • Toll free: 1-855-297-2332


Provides on-reserve, region-wide emergency housing to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women and their children who are experiencing family violence and to women who are homeless.


Salvation Army Bedford MacDonald House (for men)

(902) 892-4777

The shelter, located at 184 Weymouth Street, Charlottetown, provides short-term residence for men who find themselves in a homeless situation.

PEI Rape & Sexual Assault Centre

  • Main Office (902) 566-1864 or toll free: 1-866-566-1864
  • Counselling Office (902) 368-8055 or toll free: 1-888-368-8055


Counselling services for adult female and male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault. Information and support for family members of survivors. Information, training and workshops provided about the impact of sexual violence, healthy relationships and dating violence.

Child Abuse Reporting

  • Charlottetown Local (902) 368-5330
  • Toll free: 1-877-341-3101
  • After hours toll free: 1-800-341-6868


Child Protection Social Workers assess reports of children who are at risk of being abused/neglected, or have been abused, including exposure to domestic violence.

Hospitals

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown (902) 894-2111

  • Prince County Hospital, Summerside (902) 438-4200

  • Kings County Memorial Hospital, Montague (902) 838-0777

  • Souris Hospital, Souris (902) 687-7150

  • Western Hospital, Alberton (902) 853-8650

  • O'Leary Community Hospital, O'Leary (902) 859-8700 
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