Regional 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

To contact your Regional Health Authority to report an adult who may be at risk of abuse or neglect and who does not understand or appreciate that risk, please call:

1-855-376-4957 (no long distance charges will apply)


A senior can connect with a social worker to find out about available community supports by calling:

Eastern Health

o     Bonavista: 468-1001

o     Clarenville: 466-5700

o     Grand Bank: 832-1602

o     Marystown: 279-7900

o     St. John's: 752-4835 for over age 65 (for under age 65 call 752-4717)

o     Rural Avalon: 227-3641


Central Health: Contact the nearest Central Health office to your community. A complete listing can be found by clicking here.


Western Health: 637 2280


Labrador-Grenfell Health: 944-9189

 

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

  • Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Seniors Information Line: 1- 800-563-5599. This line is answered by seniors with training to help you find the supports you need.
  • For women: There are 8 Women’s Centres in the province. Their staff and volunteers can provide you with support and information. They can also help you navigate other services, such as housing, income support, employment programs, counselling, schools, and many others.
    • Stephenville:
      Bay St. George Status of Women Council
      Ph: (709) 643-4444
      Email: bsgswc@nf.aibn.com
    • Port-aux-Basques:
      Gateway Status of Women Council
      Ph: (709)695-7505
      Email: gswc@nf.aibn.com
    • Labrador City/Wabush:
      Labrador West Status of Women Council
      Ph: (709) 944-6562
      Email: lwsw@crrstv.net
    • Grand Falls-Windsor:
      Status of Women Central
      Ph: (709) 489-8919
      Email: women@nfld.net

 

For shelter:

  • St. John’s and area
    • Wiseman Centre (men ages 30-64)
      Ph: 739-8355
    • Shanawdithit Shelter (adults and families)
      Ph: 726-5970
    • Tommy Sexton Centre (women and men 15-65)
      Ph: 579-8656
    • Iris Kirby House (for women of all ages)
      Local Crisis Line: 753-1492
      Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-877-753-1492
  • Carbonear and area
    • O'Shaughnessy House (for women of all ages)
      Local Crisis Line: 709-596-8709
      Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-888-596-8709
  • Marystown and area
    • Grace Sparkes House (for women of all ages)
      Local Crisis Line: 279-3560
      Crisis Line: 1-877-774-4957
  • Gander and area
    • Cara Transition House (for women of all ages)
      Local Crisis Line: 256-7707
      Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-877-800-2272
  • Corner Brook and area
    • Corner Brook Transition House (for women of all ages)
      Local Crisis Line: 634-4198
      Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-866-634-4198
  • Labrador City/Wabush
    • Hope Haven (for women of all ages)
      Local Crisis Line: 944-6900
      Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-888-332-0000
  • Happy Valley-Goose Bay
    • Libra House (for women of all ages)
      Local Crisis Line: 944-6900
      Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-888-332-0000
  • Hopedale
    • Selma Onalik Safe House (for women of all ages; currently closed for renovations, but outreach services available)
      Phone: 933-3420
  • Natuashish
    • Natuashish Safe House (for women of all ages)
      Phone: 478-2390
  • Nain
    • Nain Transition House (for women of all ages)
      Crisis Line: 709-922-1229
      Toll-free crisis line: 1-866-922-1230
  • Rigolet
    • Kirkina House (for women of all ages)
      Crisis line: 709-947-3333
  • Sheshatshiu
    • Nukum Munik Shelter (for women of all ages)
      Phone: 497-8868

 

Please also see Provincial Contacts/Resources