60 25TH ANNUAL CRIME PREVENTION GUIDE Island Help Line: Toll Free 1-800-218-2885 24-hour free, bilingual, confidential service for all Islanders providing information, support, active listening, and crisis counselling on family matters, child abuse, alcohol and drugs, parenting, suicide, loneliness and other problems. PEI Family Violence Prevention Services Inc Anderson House •Charlottetown (902) 892-0960 •(toll free) 1-800-240-9894 Anderson House is the provincial emergency shelter for women and children who are experiencing physical, emotional or sexual abuse in their lives. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Staff provide confidential one on one support and information. Outreach Services •West Prince (902) 859-8849 •East Prince (902) 436-0517 •Eastern PEI (902) 838-0795 •Queens County (902) 566-1480 A free and confidential service providing emotional support for women victimized by family violence. Chief Mary Bernard Memorial Women’s Shelter •Lennox Island (902) 831-2332 •(toll free) 1-855-297-2332 Provides on-reserve, region-wide emergency housing to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women and their children who are experiencing family violence and to women who are homeless. Salvation Army Bedford MacDonald House (for men) •184 Weymouth Street, Charlottetown •(902) 892-4777 Provides shelter and short-term residence for men who find themselves in a homeless situation. PEI Rape & Sexual Assault Centre •Main Office (902) 566-1864, (toll free) 1-866-566-1864 •Counselling Office (902) 368-8055, (toll free) 1-888368-8055 Counselling services for adult female and male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault. Information and support for family members PREMIER’S ACTION COMMITTEE ON FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION EMERGENCY SERVICES