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Support and assistance for survivors of violence

12 February 2020


Public Service Announcement

Support and assistance for survivors of violence

Violence in any form is unacceptable.

If you or someone you know is a victim of violence and needs access to services and supports, help is available. Government of Nunavut departments, community-based agencies and organizations can help survivors of violence in their recovery and provide overall health and wellness services.

If you need support, you have options. Please reach out and contact any of the following:

Nunavut Victim Services
1-866-456-5216

Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

1-800-265-3333 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868

Embrace Life Council
1-866-804-2782

Alcoholics Anonymous
1-888-616-4011

Law Society of Nunavut – legal information/lawyer referrals:
1-888-990-4665

Tukisigiarvik Centre – Wellness (Iqaluit)
1-867-979-2400

If you aren’t able to talk to a local Social Work Office, please call the Department of Family Services at 1-855-522-5201 for a referral. You can also find more information at the Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council Facebook page.

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Media contact:
Angela A. Petru
Director of Communications
Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
867-975-6004
apetru@gov.nu.ca