Emergency ServicesIsland Help Line
- (toll free) 1-800-218-2885
24-hour free, bilingual, confidential service for all Islanders providing information, support, active listening, and crisis counselling on family matters, child abuse, alcohol and drugs, parenting, suicide, loneliness and other problems.
- 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.
- 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)
- 184 Weymouth Street, Charlottetown
- (902) 892-4777
Provides shelter and short-term residence for men who find themselves in a homeless situation.
PEI Rape & Sexual Assault Centre
- Main Office (902) 566-1864, (toll free) 1-866-566-1864
- Counselling Office (902) 368-8055, (toll free) 1-888368-8055
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.
Are you or is someone you know a survivor of sexual violence? Here is a link to a short powerful, inspirational video with a message of hope produced by the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We encourage all survivors - women and men, girls and boys - in Prince Edward Island to Speak Up and to seek confidential support.
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.
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