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File a Formal Complaint




College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
1 800.268.7096 ext. 603

College of Midwives of Ontario
1 416.640.2252 ext. 224

College of Nurses of Ontario 
1 800.387.5526

Ontario Health Regulators
Find the college that regulates
your healthcare professional

Patient Ombudsman
1 888.321.0339

Legal Aid Ontario
 1 800.668.8258

Legal Line
Free Canadian legal information in 107 languages

Publish anonymous reviews of your doctors
(note: this website is not a substitute for formal complaints, doctors can pay to have negative reviews removed)

Seek Support





Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network
Support for Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Birth Trauma Ontario Forum
Peer Support Group

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
Support and Referrals for Survivors of Abuse
416.323.9149 ext. 234

Advocacy and support for survivors of violence

Ontario Mental Health Helpline
1 866.531.2600

Trans Lifeline
Crisis hotline for trans and gender non-conforming folks
1 877.330.6366

Distress and Crisis Ontario
Support and referral services

Big White Wall
Anonymous online peer support

Please contact us if you know of accessible resources in Ontario that should be on this list

Gerstein Crisis Centre
Telephone crisis support

Drone Therapy Handbook
Accessible therapy options & gateways in Toronto

Jessie’s: The June Callwood Centre for Young Women
Support for pregnant teenagers and young parents

The 519's Community Counselling 
Trauma-informed counselling for 2SLGBTQIA+ folks

Brief Psychotherapy Centre
OHIP-covered therapy by self-referral at Women's College Hospital

Women's College Hospital 
Reproductive Life Stages Program

Parkdale Community Health Centre
Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group

Maggie's Toronto
Sex Worker Action Project

Aboriginal Legal Services

Please contact us if you know of accessible resources in Toronto that should be on this list

8 gender-neutral birth terms and how to use them
A simple guide from tynanrhea.com

First Peoples, Second Class Treatment
The role of racism in the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples in Canada

Obstetric Violence
What is Obstetric Violence? 

The Racialized Maternal Health Conference
Exploring racialized maternal health through the lens of the Social Determinants

Speculum Care Without Stirrups
Guide to providing empowering gynaecologic exams from feministmidwife.com

Survivors in The Birth Room
Resources developed by Family First Doulas & The Regina Sexual Assault Centre, Saskatchewan

Trauma-Informed Toolkit
A resource for service organizations and providers to deliver services that are trauma-informed

Resources for Care Providers


Resources for Patients

CBC Investigates 
Tips for patient advocacy

Protect Choice
What is Reproductive Justice?

Black Women Birthing Justice
What is Birth Justice?

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario
Postpartum Depression FAQ

Postpartum Support International
What is Postpartum Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Rainbow Health Ontario Service Provider Directory
List of care providers committed to serving the 2SLGBTQIA+ community

Survivors in The Birth Room
Trauma-Informed care guide for survivors to share with care providers from familyfirstwellness.ca

Special Considerations for Survivors of Sexual Violence
Straight talk on building a safe and supportive birth experience from familyfirstwellness.ca

Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights
Working within Canada and globally to promote health, wellbeing, and rights related to sexuality & reproduction

Birth for Every Body
Trans-friendly resources for parents, families, and care providers

Birth Trauma Ontario
Birth trauma resource for parents & professionals

Protecting human rights in childbirth, UK

Black Women Birthing Justice
Working for justice for Black women during pregnancy and childbirth, USA

Human Rights in Childbirth
Advocating for dignity and choice during childbirth

National Abortion Federation
Resources, education, and advocacy - find an abortion provider

Native Youth Sexual Health Network
An organization by and for Indigenous youth working across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice, Canada & USA

Postpartum Sex
Not for profit resource for parents, professionals, and researchers

Women of Colour reproductive justice collective, USA

The Baby Bundle Project
A 3-year research project for Indigenous families during and after pregnancy & birth

Trans and gender non-conforming birth resource directory

Additional Resources

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