Are you looking for information to help understand what’s happening to you and how you can make positive choices for change? If your situation is not an emergency or crisis, these services can help you (listed from A to Z):
Programs are available for you and your family if you are impacted by addiction. Call the Community Addiction Services office nearest you for more information.
Community Mental Health Clinics
You can drop in to a mental health walk-in clinic; no appointment or referral is needed. At a clinic, you will see a registered mental health therapist immediately for 45-60 minutes. There is no cost for this service. Check for walk-in clinic locations and hours near you. After visiting a walk-in clinic, you may be referred to a community mental health services for further support.
Family Service PEI
Individual, family and couples counselling is available as a fee-based service with subsidy available for those who cannot afford full fee. Credit and/or financial counselling; it's is always free to meet with a credit counsellor.
- Call 902-892-2441 or 902-436-9171
- 1-866-892-2441 toll free
PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre
Staff of the centre offer counselling services for adult female and male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault as well as information and support for family members of survivors. Information, training and workshops can be provided about the impact of sexual violence, healthy relationships and dating violence.
- Call 902-368-8055 or toll-free 1-888-368-8055
- A Guide for People in an Abusive Relationship
- Counselling Resources for Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault
Children and youth of all ages are sensitive to family dynamics and pick up on violence and tension in the home. Kids also need support.
Student Well-being teams
In each PEI family of schools, there are staff available to provide support and counseling to children and youth who are struggling with mental, social and physical health issues.
Kids Help Phone
Call 1-800-668-6868 24/7 or text 686868
Questions to ask yourself:
- Do I really know what family violence is?
- Do I know the warning signs of abuse?
- Do I need a safety plan?