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Safe Today,
Strong Tomorrow

We believe it is a basic human right to be free of abuse and from fear of abuse in relationships.

Family Violence Prevention Services Inc. is a community volunteer organization, based on the principles of justice, equality, and peace. We are dedicated to the eradication of physical, sexual, and emotional violence in families through advocacy, prevention programs, and the provision of quality services designed to empower and support those affected by family violence.

PEI Family Violence Prevention Services Inc has been working to end abuse on Prince Edward Island since 1981. Our services include:

Outreach Services

Confidential support services for those impacted by abuse
Staff provide one-on-one support, information, public education, referrals to other agencies, and advocacy on behalf of clients. This service is available across the island through our regional offices in Queen’s County, East Prince, West Prince, and Eastern PEI.

Anderson House

A provincial emergency shelter for women, trans, and non-binary individuals, and their children, who need safety because of violence in their lives
Anderson House services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Second Stage Housing

Safe and supportive accommodation for clients in need of transitional housing
Second Stage Housing provides an opportunity to think about and plan for a future without fear. The residency is generally up to one year.

Support & Information Phone Line

24-hour, toll-free crisis and support line
All calls are confidential. You can reach someone by calling 1-800-240-9894 (PEI) or 902-892-0960. Support is also available by texting these numbers from 7am to 10pm, or by using the chat bubble found at the bottom of the screen.

Support Groups

Programming for education, support, and an opportunity to share experiences
Groups are available across the province through Outreach Services.

Public Education

Education and training programs for community groups, businesses, and educational institutions
Presentations are designed to meet the needs of the group and are available upon request.

Youth Programming

We provide programming that helps youth establish healthy relationships, free from violence.

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Anderson House
Current Needs List

Anderson House & Housing

Outreach Services

Engaging Men and Boys


Crisis Hotline

24-hour toll-free crisis support

Toll-Free Within PEI
Texting is also available at these numbers between 7am and 10pm. You can also use the chat applet on this website.