Resources for ACTRA Ottawa Members
To Report Harassment:
Call ACTRA, during business hours (9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday)
Need counselling or other health services, including crisis support?
Contact HAVEN Helpline 1-855-201-7823
HAVEN Helpline is a counselling and support service. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.
Harassment and Violence Emergency Network
A national, bilingual critical incident reporting line available to members of ACTRA and the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC).
Connect via phone, chat, or app. More information can be found here.
Call the Members and Family Assistance Program (MFAP Support) at 1-844-880-9142
Identify yourself as having access to the MFAP through AFBS. You will need to provide your ACTRA membership number and date of birth
24 hour Crisis Line 613-562-2333
A free, 24-hour, 7-day-a-week crisis counselling, emotional support, information and referrals via telephone to individuals (including men) living in Ontario – anonymous and confidential. Services available in up to 200 languages.
TELEPHONE, TTY AND TEXT CODES
Toll Free: 1.866.863.0511
Toll Free TTY: 1.866.863.7868
Mobile*: #SAFE (#7233)
*Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus mobile phone
A 24-hour, multilingual, toll-free phone line for immediate crisis and referral services. 1-866-887-0015
The pilot program provides eligible survivors living in the City of Toronto, the City of Ottawa, or the District of Thunder Bay with up to four hours of free, legal advice from one or more lawyers on the referral list by phone, or in person.
Legal services to individuals in Ontario who have experienced discrimination contrary to the Human Rights Code. Services available in 140 languages. Access services by calling phone line.
TELEPHONE & TTY
Toll Free: 1.866.625.5179
Toll Free TTY: 1.866.612.8627
Telephone lines open:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Thursday: 2 pm to 6 pm
Phones are busiest on Thursdays between 2 pm to 4 pm