Help Lines (Toll-Free)



Sexual Assault Information


Violence-Against-Women Resources



Community Resources


Women and Children's Shelters and Transitional Home(Muskoka and Parry Sound)


Addiction Services 


Eating Disorders Programs


Food Banks

  • Burk's Falls Food Bank (Burk's Falls): 705 382-3698

  • Good Happenings (South River): 705 386-2615

  • Harvest Share Food Bank (Parry Sound): 705 774-9111

  • Manna Food Bank (Bracebridge): 705 646-0114

  • Powassan District Food Bank (Powassan): 705 724-1769

  • Salvation Army (Parry Sound): 705 746-5391

  • Table Soup Kitchen Food Bank Huntsville 705 783-5827

  • Travelling Harvest (South River): 705 386-2558


First Nation Resources (Parry Sound and Muskoka)



Dating Violence/Youth

Computer Safety for Kids

I Am A Girl 

Kids Help Phone 

Need Help Now- information on self/peer exploitation (i.e., "sexting") (internet safety for teens) 

Teen Angels (online safety) 

The Miss G Project for Equity in Education 

Wired Safety 

Youth Space 

"Not Your Baby" App for iPhone 

Love Is Not Abuse 

Love: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly 

Warning Signs of Teen Violence


Sexual Health

  • Sexual Health Programs Toll-Free Telephone Number: 1-800-563-2808

  • Local Telephone Numbers:

  • Bracebridge 1-877-721-7520

  • Burk's Falls 1-800-563-2808 ext. 2289

  • Gravenhurst 705-684-9090

  • Huntsville 1-877-721-7520)

  • Parry Sound 705-746-5801

  • Sexuality and You 


LGBTQ2+ Resources/Links

The Gilbert Centre (Barrie)

PFLAG Muskoka:; 1-866-843-6369

LGBT Youth Line: 1-647-694-4275 (suupport through text)

LGBTQ+ Health


Legal Information

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic 


Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms 

Community Legal Education Ontario 

Criminal Code of Canada 

Family Law Education for Women 

Lake Country Community Legal Clinic (Bracebridge) 

1-800-263-4819 or (705) 645-6607

Law Society Referral Service 

Legal Aid Ontario 

Ontario Provincial Police 

Ontario Women's Justice Network 

Violetnet: the Law and Abused Women 

Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) 

Free Legal Advice--Pilot Program (Toronto, Ottawa, Thunder Bay):



Government Links

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities

Canadian Women's Foundation 

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board 

Ombudsman Ontario 

Ontario Trillium Foundation 

Ontario Women's Directorate 


Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services (VCARS)

Bracebridge (Muskoka Victim Services):

Toll-Free: 1-877-229-2217Local: 705-645-5444

Burk's Falls

Call Collect: 938-1476 or 773-2970

Parry Sound

Call Collect: 938-1476 or 773-2970


Victim/Witness Assistance Program (V/WAP)

Bracebridge: 705-645-3516

Parry Sound:1-866-482-9543 or 746-7714


Men's Resources

Counselling Services

  • Bracebridge: with Muskoka-Parry Sound Community Mental Health Service (173 Manitoba Street, Suite 202) 1-800-245-5036 or 705-645-2262

  • Parry Sound: with Parry Sound Family Service (21 Belvedere Avenue – Lower Level) 705-746-9789

  • Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Provincial Crisis and Support Line - live-answer, 24/7, multi-lingual support and referral service-- 1-866-887-0015


Women's Issues