Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre (RIWC) is a multilingual agency based in the Riverdale Hub with experience in delivering settlement, anti-violence and employment services for marginalised women and their families in the Toronto area.
Founded in 1982, RIWC is a non-profit community-based immigrant women’s organization committed to the empowerment of women. RIWC operates from a holistic and integrated service model that address the social, cultural and political realities of minority communities informed by feminist and anti-racist values. RIWC works with a wide range of community-based organizations, coalitions and research networks to address women’s equality issues to facilitate policy and social change.
If you are in crisis or need help in an emergency, please contact the following:
Emergency (Fire/Medical/Police) 911
Assaulted Women's Helpline (English) 416-863-0511 (GTA) or 1-866-863-0511 (toll free)
Fem'aide (French) 1-877-336-2433
Distress Centres of Toronto 416-408-4357
Seniors Safety Line 1-866-299-1011
Kids Help Phone (bilingual) 416-586-5437
Ontario Poison Centre (bilingual) 1-800-268-9017
Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000