I work with victims

Whether you are a psychosocial, health, law enforcement or justice worker, you have the power to play a key role in the story of a victim of intimate partner violence and that of their children. We are here to support you in carrying out this important mission.

Interactive questionnaire

A tool to explore the experience of intimate partner violence

Help someone put words to their reality and to identify different forms of intimate partner violence in their relationship.

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It's not violent.. or is it?

An interactive awareness campaign for 15-25 year olds

Explore 5 conversations wit your clientele, your students or your children, and help them learn how to identify the subtle forms of intimate partner violence.

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Frequently asked questions

The Tools section of this website contains numerous articles as well as intervention tools and testimonials from victims, family members and interveners. We invite you to explore this section to learn more about the issue and the best way to help those who are confronted with it.

The workers at SOS violence conjugale have various kinds of training related to social studies and community work (social work, psychology, sociology, etc.) and are specialized in supporting victims of violence and post-traumatic stress. SOS violence conjugale is fortunate in having an extremely stable team. Many of them have been with us for over 10 years, and some, for over 25 years. In addition to their extensive training and experience, SOS Violence conjugale workers are women who are very concerned about the issues and the difficulties facing victims of conjugal violence and are committed to helping every caller. Every situation is unique and every call is important to us.

If you want to join our team, are completely (or almost) bilingual and live in the Montreal area, feel free to send us your resume at info@sosviolenceconjugale.ca.

No. SOS violence conjugale provides support, information and referrals to anyone concerned about the issue of conjugal violence. It serves victims as well as their children, loved ones, workers who are supporting victims and individuals who want to stop using violence in their intimate relationship.

SOS violence conjugale is a non-profit organization whose mission is to contribute to the safety and recovery of victims of intimate partner violence throughout Quebec by offering a free, bilingual, anonymous and confidential referral service. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, that the population of Quebec can reach in crisis situations or to gain access to information, support or shelter services.

SOS violence conjugale is available by phone, by chat, by text message and by e-mail.

By telephone at 1-800-363-9010 or 514-873-9010, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
By chat on this website, from 2:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
By text message at 438-601-1211, from 2:30 pm to 10 pm, Monday to Friday.
By email at sos@sosviolenceconjugale.ca. You will receive a response within 24 hours.

Victims of intimate partner violence often first call us when they are confused about what is happening in their relationship and are in need of support in validating their perception of the situation and in assessing the issues at stake, in order to make informed decisions concerning their relationship. They also often call when they feel unsafe and need access to a safe space in a shelter, to ensure their safety and that of their children. They may also need medical care for injuries or stress-related health problems, help to manage the consequences of violence on their psychological well-being and that of their children, or support to reconstruct their social support network. Victims may also need accompaniment through legal procedures, help in finding housing, childcare, a job, access to foodbanks, etc.

Many resources are available to answer those needs. Intimate partner violence shelters throughout Quebec provide a safe place for victims and their children, as well as specialized individual or group support for residents and non-residents. Second-stage shelters provides housing to victims who are still in danger well after separating from a violent partner. CAVACs (victims assistance centres) provide information and support for victims of crime. Public safety can also help ensure the safety of victims in times of crisis or after. Women's centres promote and defend women's rights, provide counselling and support and help to break isolation. CLSCs provide services in the areas of physical and psychological health. IVAC provides compensation for crime victims and access to various resources to ensure their safety and recovery.

Numerous resources, in various categories, are available throughout Québec. SOS violence conjugale serves as a gateway to all services to simplify the conjugal violence referral process.

Of course! Our services are also offered to workers who have victims of intimate partner violence in their clientele. We frequently receive requests from psycho-social counsellors and therapists, police officers, nurses, doctors, etc. to whom we offer intervention support and help in finding resources (housing or other) for their clients.

SOS violence conjugale also offers many tools for awareness, training and intervention in the area of intimate partner violence. To learn about all that we can offer, explore the Tools section of this website.

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SOS violence conjugale offers a wide array of promotional, awareness and intervention tools free of charge throughout Quebec.

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Intervention tools

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I am not in Quebec

If your situation takes place outside of Quebec, consult our list of canadian and international resources.

Resources outside Quebec
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How to erase your browsing history?

When you browse the Internet on a computer, tablet or cell phone, your activities are automatically recorded by the browser you are using (explorer, safari, firefox, chrome, etc.). Unfortunately, this means that your partner could track all the sites you have visited, by consulting your browsing history . It is possible to erase the traces of your passage on our website. We advise you to consult this page to learn how to do so. 

In certain situations, it may be preferable to consult our website on a device to which your partner does not have access: at a friend's, at the office, in a public library, etc. Your safety is important.