Provincial Contacts/Resources

Who Can You Call If You Are In Immediate Danger?

Dial 911 where the service is available or dial “0” for the operator and you will be connected to emergency response.


For your nearest RCMP detachment: 1- 800- 709- 7267, TTY 1-800-563 2172

Or for the RNC:

  • St. John’s: 709- 729-8000, TTY 1-800-363-4334
  • Corner Brook 709-637-4100, TTY 1-800-363-4334
  • Labrador City 709-944-7602
  • Churchill Falls 709-925 3524


How to get support from your Regional Health Authority (eg., connect with a social worker) or to report an adult who is being abused and does not understand or appreciate the risk:

Dial 1-855-376-4957. No long distance charges will apply.

 

Who can you call when in a crisis or feeling distressed (open 24 hours/day)?

  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line: 1-800-726-2743
  • Mental Health Crisis Line: 1- 888-737-4668

 

Who can you talk to about getting the help you need?

 

Where can you get advocacy and/or legal assistance?

  • Legal Aid Commission: 1-800-563-9911. Legal representation for people with low income; must meet certain eligibility requirements.
  • Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland: 1-888-660 7788 answers general legal questions; offers a lawyer referral service.
  • Victim Services: St. John’s 709-729-7970 (collect calls accepted) free help for adult victims of crime regardless of whether a charge is laid; also supports child victims or witnesses required to testify in a criminal matter; 11 offices province wide.

 

For more information on supports in your area, please see regional contacts/resources