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Protect Your Privacy: How to Clear Your Browser History
Protect Your Privacy: How to Clear Your Browser History
Other users of this computer can trace the sites you have visited using information stored in your web browser history file, sometimes called a "cache". Hide your activities on the Internet by following a few simple steps to clear your browser history before you walk away from the computer.

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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.


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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.


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Poison Control: Call 1-800-565-8161

24 hour telephone information for families and health care professionals related to poisoning and possible poison exposures. For more information, visit iwkpoisoncentre.ca.


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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.


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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.

Family Violence Prevention Services

24/7 Shelter and Crisis Line: 1-800-240-9894

Operates Anderson House emergency women's shelter in Charlottetown. Supports people from across PEI.

Chief Mary Bernard Memorial Women's Shelter

24/7 Crisis Line: 1-855-297-2332

Shelter is located in Lennox Island and helps people from across PEI.


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Report Child Abuse 

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.