The Canadian Sport Helpline is offered in complement to similar initiatives taking place in certain provinces. The Helpline operators refer users toward these existing services when appropriate.
If you live in one of the provinces listed below, we encourage you to directly contact the associated helpline.
Sport’Aide is an independent non-profit organization which offers guidance, support and orientation services for young athletes, but also to the various players in the sporting world (parents, coaches, sport organizations, officials and volunteers) who have witnessed violence against young people.
Manitoba Sport Support Line
Sport Manitoba takes its commitment to athlete safety very seriously and has established a Sport Support Line managed 365 days of the year to ensure community members participating in sport have an appropriate outlet to report abuse. In Manitoba the law requires that anyone who suspects a child may be in danger must report their concerns. The Support Line can assist you in making that report.
Respect Sport Line (Saskatchewan)
The Respect Resource Line (including E-Support service) provides information, bilingual support, resources and referrals for sport in Saskatchewan regarding possible bullying, abuse, harassment, discrimination or hazing. This confidential and anonymous resource, operating 365 days of the year from 9 am to 9 pm, is intended to assist callers in determining the most appropriate course of action to take. The Respect Resource Line staff is qualified to handle calls regarding child and youth maltreatment (national/provincial child and youth protection laws) and organization-specific risk management and dispute resolution models.