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Resource List | Welcome to Paradise

Welcome to Paradise contains graphic details about intimate partner abuse and suicidal ideation. Please take care when listening. You can access crisis lines and local services via the websites and phone numbers listed here.

Warning for intimate partner violence, suicidal ideation

WARNING: Welcome to Paradise contains graphic details about intimate partner abuse and suicidal ideation. Please take care when listening.

If you or someone you know is affected and in need of support, you can access crisis lines and local services via the websites and phone numbers listed below. ​​If you're in immediate danger or fear for your safety or that of others around you, please call 911. 

You are not alone. For more information and statistics about intimate partner abuse in Canada, see here.


Intimate partner violence resources

You can find local resources and regional support services in Canada by visiting this website. You can find ways to get legal information and support here.

Nationwide services:
Assaulted Women's Helpline: Call 1-866-863-0511 or text #7233
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 686868
Kids Help Phone (ages 5-20, French and English): Call 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: Call 1-855-242-3310


Suicidal ideation resources

You can find local resources and regional support services in Canada by visiting this website or find a 24-hour crisis centre via the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention.

Nationwide services:
The Canada Suicide Prevention Service: Call 1-833-456-4566 (available 24/7) or text 45645 (available 4pm to midnight)
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 686868
Kids Help Phone (ages 5-20, French and English): Call 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: Call 1-855-242-3310
Trans Lifeline: Call 877-330-6366
LGBT Youth Line: Call 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275

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