Quebec & Maritimes


Fax: 418-722-3059

Victims services
telephone: 418 727-3870;

MAINS BSL (Mouvement d’aide, d’information et soutien : VIH ITSS Hépatites Homophobie LGBT+)
192 rue Saint-Germain Est Bureau 201, Rimouski (Québec) G5L 1A8
Téléphone : 418-722-7432
Sans frais : 1-888-844-7432
Télécopieur : 418-722-7847

Quebec City

Victim Services
1167, chemin Sainte-Foy in Québec City.
Please call ahead for an appointment: 418 648-2190 or 1 888 881-7192

CatWoman Québec (PIPQ):

MIELS-Québec (Mouvement d’information et d’entraide dans la lutte contre le sida à Québec)
281, chemin Ste-Foy
Québec, QC G1R 1T5
Tel.: (418) 649-1720
Fax: (418) 649-1256
E-mail:  (French only)

Québec City Police Service
1130 route de l’Église, Ste-Foy,
Québec, QC, G1V 4E1
Phone: 418 641-6411

Trois Rivieres

RCMP-Trois-Rivières Office
Fax: 819-693-9109

Victim Services
118, rue Radisson, bureau 300Trois-Rivières (Québec) G9A 2C4
819 373-0337 (crime victims assistance and administration);
1 866 532-2822 (toll-free number);
819 373-9465 (fax)

CatWoman Mauricie, Trois-Rivières: 819.374.5740.
Sidaction (Trois-Rivières) Inc.
CP 1142
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5K8
Tel.: (819) 374-5740
Fax: (819) 374-5932


The following resources were copied with kind permission from and in solidarity with Stella in Montreal.

Stella – sex worker specific organization
Phone: +1 514 285 1599 or +1 514 285 8889
(we accept collect calls from women in prison)
Fax: +1 514 285 2465
2065 Parthenais street, Suite 404
Montréal, (Québec) Canada
H2K 3T1

Cat Woman Projects: support and services for sex workers
• Cat Woman Estrie, Sherbrooke: 819.823.6704
• CatWoman Mauricie, Trois-Rivières: 819.374.5740.
• Cat Woman Drummondville (La piaule): 819.474.2484
• Cat Woman Valleyfield (PACT de rue): 370-2420
• Cat Woman St-Jérôme (Centre SIDA Amitié): 450.431.7432
• CatWoman Québec (PIPQ): 418.641.0168

In Chicoutimi, there is a street workers’ service at 418.545.0999.

Projet Vénus (Sida-Vie), Laval: 450.669.3099

Le Troc
A travelling mobile unit of the Carrefour Jeunesse Longueuil Rive-Sud.
From Monday to Thursday.

They work from a travelling mobile home in Ahuntsic, Cartierville, St-Laurent and Montreal-North. Support, references, condoms, lubricant, needles, crack pipes for sale, emergency food distribution… Help for sex workers who get out of Tanguay. Infos: 514.347.4207

A support, information and action group for transsexual and transvestite people. 514.251.8872 or 514.285.8889

An HIV prevention group specifically for men. Rézo also has a program for male sex workers. 514.529.7777

Community-Based Services

SOS violence conjugale (SOS for spousal abuse victims)
Telephone reception, evaluation and reference service, open 24 hours, seven days a week. 514.873.9010 ou 1.800.363.9010

Montreal Crime Victims’ Assistance Centre (CAVAC)
Telephone services, comfort, moral support, information about legal rights and remedies, references and accompaniment for victims during legal procedures. 514.277.9860

Sexual Assault

CLSC Métro
Crisis line, information and resources, individual counseling, medical-legal and medical-social information. 514.934.0354

Sexual Assault Center of McGill Students’ Society
Support survivor of sexual assault, and work towards a society free of sexual violence. 514.398.8500

Mouvement contre le viol et l’inceste (Movement against rape and incest)

Trêve pour Elles


Clinique médicale du Quartier Latin (medical clinic)
Diagnosis and treatment services for sexually transmitted infections and HIV. Has a dermatology clinic and psychological services.With or without appointment. 514.285.5500
Clinique médicale de l’Alternative (medical clinic)

Diagnosis and treatment clinic for STIs, gynecology
With or without appointment. 514.281.9848.
For abortion. With appointment. 514.281.6476.

Medical clinic of the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal
Once a month. 2001 St. Laurent. Infos: 514.499.1854.

Clinique médicale l’Actuel (medical clinic)
Diagnosis and treatment services for sexually transmitted infections and HIV. With or without appointment. 514.524.1001

Centre of Resources, Interventions and Services in Sexual Health (CRISS)
Support and educate women living with or affected by HIV. Montréal. 514.855.0090 or 1.866.240.0090

Prisoners’ HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)
Provide advocacy, education, and support to prisoners on HIV/AIDS, HCV and related issues. Toll Free, 1.866.224.9978.

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE)
CATIE serves people living with HIV/AIDS and people and organizations that support them by providing accessible, accurate, unbiased and timely treatment information. Includes the guide Living with HIV.

Education about health and sexual wellbeeing, and information for people living with HIV/AIDS. Longueuil. 450.651.9229 ou 1.888.227.7432.

Centre associatif polyvalent d’aide hépatite C (Hepatitis C)
Resources and information. Montreal, 514.521.0444 or 1.866.522.0444.

Hospital Centre St-Luc
Clinic specializing in hepatitis. With or without an appointment. 514.890.8351

Canadian Liver Foundation
Resource for all Canadians who want to learn more about liver health and liver disease. 1.800.563.5483

Canadian Hemophilia Society
Information and hemophilia clinic. 1.800.668.2686

Centre de santé des femmes de Montréal (women’s health care centre)
Women’s health care services. 514.270.6110. Women’s health care abortion clinic : 514.270.6114

Grossesse-secours (pregnancy crisis line)
Telephone support line, information and references relating to pregnancy, birth control, and access to abortion services. Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for women who are pregnant or think they may be. Free and confidential service. 514.271.0554

Quebec Health Action for Tranvestites and Transsexuals (ASTT(e)Q)
Telephone support line, information and references concerning health issues for transsexuals and transvestites. 514.847.0067

Drugs help and referrals for problems with substance abuse
Telephone information and referral service. Open 24 hours for help or referral concerning alcohol or drug abuse, addiction, etc. 514.527.2626 or 1.800.265.2626

Community action centre for injection drug users (CACTUS)
Information, prevention, references, needle exchange and condom distribution, outreach in the downtown and the south central areas of Montreal. 514.847.0067

Spectre de rue
Drop-in and support centre for people with problems concerning substance abuse, homelessness, mental health; needle exchange and condom distribution. 514.528.1700. Drop-in. 514.524.5197

Mobile needle exchange and condom distribution service from Monday to Saturday. Support services, references and accompaniment (direct to the mobile van). 514.236.6700

Information, prevention, references, needle exchange and condom distribution. Outreach in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district. 514.251.8872

A Networking and Activity Center for people who use drugs by injection or inhalation (currently or in the past). Open from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m, and Saturday from 12h till 6 p.m. 514.847.0067 Ext 101 or meet us at 1300, Sanguinet Street (corner Ste-Catherine Street E./Berri Metro).

Support group for people undergoing methadone treatment. Crazy Arty Tuesdays. 1710 Beaudry, at the corner of Robin. 514.528.9000.

Active telephone listening service, information and references for people in distress. This free, anonymous and completely confidential, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 514.935.1101

Suicide-Action Montreal
Suicide crisis line, information and referrals. Open 24 hours, seven days a week. For people with suicidal tendencies, their families and friends and for those who have a friend or a family member who committed suicide. Free and confidential. 514.723.4000 or 1.866.277.3553


The Elizabeth Fry Society (Quebec branch)
Transition house for women leaving detention, the Eve program (shoplifting support group), legal services, probation services, support program for women incarcerated at Tanguay and Joliette Prisons, documentation centre. 514.489.2116

Continuité-famille auprès des détenues (CFAD)
Help women during and after incarceration. 514.989.9891.

Expansion-Femmes de Québec
Welcome Centre. Drugs users, sober, managing impulsive and violent behaviour. Academic training and workshop.

Collectif La Corriveau
Research and action centre on marginalized and criminalized women. 514.388.3939 and .

Clinique Droits devant
A mobile legal clinic. Need information concerning tickets the police have issued to you or concerning your rights? Want to lodge a complaint? Need someone to come with you to court or to the collector? Call 514.603.0265 from Monday to Friday or send an email to

Help in legal proceedings. Our volunteers are not lawyers yet, so they cannot represent you. 514.603.0265 or

Legal support service, information and reference. Personal or telephone interviews; training in legal procedures and on family law and rights. 450.443.8221

Facilitate the social and community integration of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans youth. Their web site offers great content. 514.846.1398.

Organizing and defense committee for the rights of people on social assistance (CODAS)
Support for the respect of the rights of people with low incomes or on social assistance. 514.528.9226

Mouvement Action-Chômage of Montreal (unemployment support)
Support for the respect of the rights of recipients of employment insurance. 514.271.4099


L’Abri d’espoir
Emergency shelter for homeless women. Active listening, support and references. Short and medium-term housing. 514.934.5615

Le Chaînon
Housing for women in difficulty. Active listening, support for organizing the necessary procedures, therapy. Short and long term housing. 514.845.0151

Maison Marguerite
Short-term shelter and help, active listening, support and references. Information, consultation, accompaniment and problem identification. 514.932.2250

Native Women Shelter
Shelter for native women with or without children. Short or medium-term housing (about 12 weeks). 514.933.4688

Housing for young women (18 to 30 years old) in difficulty. Emergency housing for three days, short-term housing for 31 days and a food bank. Social reinsertion projects (ACDR and the art project). 514.875.8119

Clothing and Food

Chez Doris
Drop-in centre, meals, friendship, all sorts of activities, medical and legal assistance. 514.937.2341

Sun Youth
Drop-off service available 24 hours (food, clothing, medecine program). 514.842.6822

Chic Resto Pop
Inexpensive, healthy meals. Employability program in semi-specialized trades. 514.521.4089

Mission Bon Accueil
Food bank and clothing, Christmas baskets. Counseling for needy families : 514.935.6396

Société Saint-Vincent de Paul
Inexpensive clothing. 514.526.5937


In an emergency, dial 911

To contact your community police station, dial 280-01+the number of your local police station, for example: to get station 23, you dial 280.0123.

Compensation for victims of criminal acts (IVAC)
Reimboursement service for victime of criminal acts. 514.906.3019 or 1.800.561.4822


Québec Health Insurance Commission
Government insurance that gives you free access to health services. 514.864.3411 or 1.800.561.9749

Info-health at CLSCs (Centres Locaux de Services Communautaires)
Free telephone service, 24 hours a day, for medical information and references. There are many CLSCs in the city and they all have clinics that offer general and specialized medical services with and without appointment.


3840, Saint-Urbain St.

Notre-Dame Hospital:
560, Sherbrooke Street East.

St-Luc Hospital
1058, St-Denis St.


Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission
Investigation of complaints concerning discrimination and harassment forbidden by the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. 514.873.5146 or 1.800.361.6477

Montreal Legal Aid (criminal division)
Legal representation for people who can not afford a lawyer. 514.842.2233

Police Ethics Commission
Evaluation of complaints concerning abuse of power by police. 514.864.1784

McGill University Legal Information Clinic
Clinic for information and references on legal questions. 514.398.6792



Victim’s services
(506) 856-2875
Assumption Place
Floor: 9
770 Main Street
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 1E7

80 Weldon Street
Moncton, NB E1C 5V8
Tel.: (506) 859-9616
Fax: (506) 855-4726

St. John

St. John Police Force

RCMP Victim Services Unit

Victim Services
(506) 453-3992
Saint John City Hall
Floor: 7
15 Market Square
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2L 1E8

Legal Aid Services Commissions
15 Market Sq, 12th Flr
Saint John, NB E2L 1E8

AIDS Saint John
115 Hazen Street
Saint John, NB E2L 3L3
Tel.: (506) 652-2437
Fax: (506) 652-2438


Fredericton Police Force

RCMP Victim’s Services Division

Victims services
(506) 453-3992
Justice Building
Room: 110, Floor: 1
427 Queen Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 1B7

AIDS New Brunswick
65 Brunswick Street
Room G17, Victoria Health Centre
Fredericton, NB E3B 1G5
Tel.: (506) 459-7518 (toll free in NB: 1-800-561-4009)
Fax: (506) 459-5782


PEERS Alliance – Harm reduction supplies
161 St. Peters Road in the Sherwood Business Centre.

RCMP”L” Division Headquarters
Telephone: (902) 566-7112

Legal Aid
Honourable C.R. McQuaid Family Law Centre
Tel: (902) 368-4582
Fax:(902) 368-4514

Victim services
Department of Health and Social Services
Second Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
P. O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 7N8
Tel: (902) 368-4900 or (902) 368-5330 (social worker)
Fax: (902) 368-4969

The Department of Health and Social Services offers a variety of services and will direct victims to appropriate offices for information and financial aid.

Department of Justice and Attorney General
Victim Services Program
P. O. Box 2000, 3 Queen Street
2nd Floor
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 7N8
Tel: (902) 368-4582
Fax: (902) 368-4514

The Victim Services Program provides client-centred services to victims of crime ensuring respect for the privacy of victims. Victim Services assists clients throughout their involvement in the criminal justice system.


Cape Breton Regional Police

Victim’s Services

AIDS Coalition of Cape Breton- free condoms
For General Inquiries:
Telephone: (902) 567-1766
Address: 150 Bentinck Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 4W4

Christine Porter – Executive Director:
Questions regarding the ACCB, PHA Support, HIV Prevention, Education, Support, Advocacy and Event management
Telephone: (902) 567-1766

Jo-Anne Rolls – PHA Support Coordinator/Educator:
Questions regarding the ACCB, PHA Support, HIV Prevention, Education, Support, Advocacy and Event management
Telephone: (902) 567-1766

Frances MacLeod – S.A.N.E. Project Coordinator:
Questions regarding the Sharp Advice Needle Exchange (S.A.N.E.)
Telephone: (902) 539-5556

Shawn Murray – S.A.N.E. Coordinator:
Questions regarding the Sharp Advice Needle Exchange (S.A.N.E.)
Telephone: (902) 539-5556

Jayce Dylan- S.A.N.E. Personnel:
Questions regarding the Sharp Advice Needle Exchange (S.A.N.E.)
Telephone: (902) 539-5556

Madonna Doucette – LGBT Resource Coordinator:
Questions regarding the LGBT Resource Centre
Telephone: (902)270-3719/(902)217-3424

Joanne Boudreau – Testing Nurse:
Questions regarding Anonymous HIV Testing
Telephone: (902) 567-1123

Breighanna Hussey – Testing Nurse:
Questions regarding Anonymous HIV Testing
Telephone: (902) 567-1123

Cheryle Hussey – Testing Nurse:
Questions regarding Anonymous HIV Testing
Telephone: (902) 567-1123


Halifax Regional Police

Victim’s Services
(Dartmouth) (902) 424-3309- main office

Nova Scotia Legal Aid
2830 Agricola Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 4E4

Stepping Stone
Sex worker Specific Support
2151 Gottingen Street
PO Box 47032
Halifax Nova Scotia
B3K 5Y2

2350 Hunter Street







AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia- free condoms
AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia5516 Spring Garden Road, Suite 200Halifax NS B3J 1G6

Halifax Sexual Health Centre and Anonymous HIV Testing Program
Halifax, NS B3L 2C2
Tel.: (902) 455-9656

Healing Our Nations
Atlantic First Nations AIDS Network
31 Gloster Court Dartmouth Nova Scotia Canada B3B 1X9
Telephone: 902-492-4255

Main Line Needle Exchange
Free condoms
5511 Cornwallis St., Halifax, NS., B3K 3B4
Mailing address: 2158 Gottingen St., Halifax, NS., B3K 3B4
Office: 423.9991 Outreach: 830.3853
Toll Free: 1.877.904.4555
Fax: 1.902.423.1619

AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador- free condoms
47 Janeway Place
St. John’s, NL A1A 1R7
Tel.: (709) 579-8656 (hotline: 1-800-563-1575)
Fax: (709) 579-0559

Safe Harbour Outreach Program
Contact Information
Heather Jarvis
Program Coordinator

Community Outreach
Twitter: @sexworkoutreach

Legal Aid Commission
2 Steer’s Cove
Cormack Building
P.O. Box 399, Station C
St. John’s, NL A1C 5J9
Telephone: (709) 753-7860
Toll-free: 1-800-563-9911
Facsimile: (709) 753-6226

Victim’s Services are handled through the police in Newfoundland.
St. John’s
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

Victims services
Provincial Office
4th Flr, Confederation Bldg, East Block
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: (709) 729-7970
Facsimile: (709) 729-5100

Corner Brook
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

Victims Services
P.O. Box 2006
9th Floor, Sir Richard Squires Building
Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J8
Telephone: (709) 637-2614
Facsimile: (709) 637-2530