Resources for Support

Resources for Support

CANADA
If you are in immediate danger call 911
Naseeha Helpline: For Muslim Youth, call or Text Naseeha Helpline if you are being bullied, are depressed, dealing with alcohol or drugs.
 Naseeha is anonymous, confidential, no judgement, toll-free. 1-866-627-3342

naseeha.org

Nisa Helpline: is a confidential, anonymous, non-judgmental helpline that provides free counselling to Muslim women across North America. 1-888-315-NISA

https://nisahelpline.com/

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime 1-877-232-2610

https://crcvc.ca/links/

ShelterSafe.ca: is an online resource to help women in Canada and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. https://sheltersafe.ca/
Domestic Violence Resources Muslim Women in the GTA: A resource guide created by Yusra Qazi to help Muslim women affected by domestic violence to find community supports. Download Guide here.
Calgary & Area Child Advocacy Centre: provides resources and information about child abuse and how to respond in a helpful way if you suspect abuse. https://calgarycac.ca/
Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support & Integration (MRCSSI), London, Canada: promotes family safety and well-being with a culturally integrative model. Offers counselling, social support and family-centred programs. https://mrcssi.com/
There is #NOEXCUSEFORABUSE: Learn what you can do to support people living with abuse during social distancing. https://www.knowabuse.ca/

Ending Violence Association of Canada: Detailed roster of supports in all provinces and territories.

https://endingviolencecanada.org/getting-help-2/
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
If you are in immediate danger call 911
Peaceful Families Project: is devoted to preventing domestic violence, with a particular focus on Muslim families of diverse cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds. https://www.peacefulfamilies.org/

Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation family violence hotline

972-880-4192

https://tmwf.org/contact-us

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) hotline – USA

1-800-656-HOPE

https://www.rainn.org/

National Sexual Violence Resource Center: A list of community-based rape crisis centers across the United States.

https://www.nsvrc.org/find-help

United States Child Welfare Information Gateway

https://www.childwelfare.gov/

Male Survivor: support for men who have been abused.

https://malesurvivor.org/

Facing Abuse in Community Environments (FACE): to report abuse committed by Muslim religious and community leaders.

https://facetogether.org/

Basic Immediate Sexual Violence Resources for Somali Canadians: Crisis intervention, mental health resources, basic needs and legal resources.
Authors: Asmaa Ali and Habon Ali

Download Guide here.

Institute for Muslim Mental Health (IMMH)  IMMH focuses on long-term mental health and well-being of Muslim communities supported through preventative interventions and education which is accessible, culturally relevant and academically sound.

 

https://muslimmentalhealth.com/
UNITED KINGDOM
If you are in immediate danger call 999

Karma Nirvana
 
https://karmanirvana.org.uk/

Muslim Youth Helpline

0808 808 2008

https://myh.org.uk/

UK Muslim Women’s Helpline

https://www.mwnhelpline.co.uk/

List of helplines, counselling directory, rape crisis

https://www.mwnhelpline.co.uk/gethelp.php

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Inspirited Minds: provides support for those who are suffering from mental health issues and their families

https://inspiritedminds.org.uk/get-help/