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911: Call 9-1-1
Call 9-1-1 to report a medical emergency, fire or crime. For more information, click here.
811: Call 8-1-1 or 1-866-770-7724
Registered nurses are available 24/7 to answer your health questions, determine whether you require urgent or non-urgent medical attention and provide guidance about health services available in PEI. Those who are hearing impaired can call 7-1-1 to be connected with 811 services. For more information, visit princeedwardisland.ca.
24 hour telephone information for families and health care professionals related to poisoning and possible poison exposures. For more information, visit iwkpoisoncentre.ca.
Crisis Services Canada: Call 1-833-456-4566 or Text 45645
Crisis responders help people understand their thoughts and feelings about suicide and connect them with local support services. Help is available by phone 24/7 and by texting 'Start' to 45645 5pm-1am AST. For more information, visit www.crisisservicescanada.ca.
The Island Helpline: Call 1-800-218-2885
Call if you are in a crisis, feeling depressed or thinking about suicide. Free 24-hour confidential service for all Islanders providing bilingual information, support, active listening, and crisis counselling on family matters, child abuse, alcohol and drugs, parenting, suicide, loneliness, and other problems. For more information, visit theislandhelpline.com.
Domestic Violence - 24/7 Support and Crisis Lines
For other supports for individuals experiencing domestic or other types of abuse, please see our Violence and Abuse resources page.
24/7 Shelter and Crisis Line: 1-800-240-9894
Operates Anderson House emergency women's shelter in Charlottetown. Supports people from across PEI.
24/7 Crisis Line: 1-855-297-2332
Shelter is located in Lennox Island and helps people from across PEI.
During business hours: 1-877-341-3101 | After business hours: 1-800-341-6868 | Or call 9-1-1 or any peace officer.
By law, you must call Child Protection Services if you think a child is being abused or neglected by a parent or guardian. Call if you think:
- A child is being physically, sexually or emotionally hurt by a parent;
- A child has been hurt and a parent did not prevent it but could have;
- A child is living in a home where there is domestic violence;
- A child is being neglected by their parent.
For more information, visit princeedwardisland.ca.