How to Find - Help if You Witness or Suspect Human Trafficking or Sexual Exploitation

Site: Halton Region

Record #: OAK9163
Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2023

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Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

If you witness or suspect someone is a victim of human trafficking or sexual exploitation or if a victim comes to you there are agencies in Halton Region that offer help and support services:

Reporting to Police

Halton Regional Police Service

  • call 905-825-4777 and ask for the on-duty Vice unit officer

Crime Stoppers of Halton

  • 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

Crisis Support & Counselling

Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton (SAVIS)

  • 24/7 crisis line 905-875-1555
  • Anti-Human Trafficking Services 905-825-3622

Distress Centre Halton

  • 24/7 distress line Oakville 905-849-4541, Burlington 905-681-1488, North Halton 905-877-1211

COAST (Crisis Outreach and Support Team)

  • 24/7 crisis line 1-877-825-9011

Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline

  • 24/7 helpline 1-833-900-1010

Peer Accompaniment or Mobile Support Workers

Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton (SAVIS)

  • 905-825-3622 (after hours call crisis line 905-875-1555)

EFry Hope and Help for Women

  • 905-624-1755 (after hours call Female Mobile Support 905-459-1315 ext 250)

Restorations Second Stage Homes

  • 905-962-7378

Emergency Shelter and Practical Assistance

Halton Women's Place

  • 905-878-8555 (north Halton), 905-332-7892 (south Halton)

Access Halton

  • call 3-1-1
  • emergency shelter intake and referral to Salvation Army Halton Lighthouse Shelter (men) or Wesley Housing Services - Halton (women and families)

Halton Regional Police Service - Victim Services

  • 905-825-4777 ext 5239 

Health Care Support (sexual assault or abuse) & Hospital Emergency Rooms

Nina's Place (located at Joseph Brant Hospital)

  • 905-336-4116
  • Halton Region's only sexual assault and domestic violence care centre

Joseph Brant Hospital

  • 905-632-3737

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

  • 905-845-2571

Milton District Hospital

  • 905-878-2383

Georgetown Hospital

  • 905-873-0111

Support for people younger than 18 or have dependents younger than 18

Halton Children's Aid Society

  • 24/7 helpline 905-333-4441

Halton Regional Police Service - Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Bureau

  • 24/7 non-emergency 905-825-4747 ext 8970

Internet Child Exploitation Counselling Program (ICE)

  • 1-866-264-8900, Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
  • referrals to short-term counselling
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions

No application required

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Physical Access Not Applicable

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis ; Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading All "How To" Guides ; Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Crisis Lines for Abuse / Violence ; Crisis Lines for Abused Women ; Sexual Assault Support ; Special Topics ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Adult Child Sexual Abuse Survivor Counselling ; Child Sexual Exploitation Reporting ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Human Trafficking Counselling ; Human Trafficking Hotlines ; Human Trafficking Prevention ; Sexual Assault Counselling

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