Child Abuse

What is child abuse?

Child abuse refers to any form of physical, psychological, social, emotional or sexual maltreatment of a child whereby the survival, safety, self-esteem, growth and development of the child are endangered. In case of emergency, call 911.

Prince Edward Island Resources



Phone: 9-1-1

Charlottetown Police Service


Police Headquarters

10 Kirkwood Drive

Charlottetown, PE   C1A 2T3

Phone: (902) 629-4172


Child Abuse Reporting

Phone: 1-877-341-3101 / Toll Free: 1-800-341-6868 (after hours)

Child Sexual Abuse

To report an incident of child sexual abuse, contact Child Protection Services.

161 St. Peters Road

Charlottetown, PE   C1A 5P7

Phone: 1-800-341-6868 (after hours) or call 911 / Toll Free: 1-877-341-3101


Island Help Line

24 hour, bilingual and confidential telephone service that provides information, support or help to Islanders who are in a crisis.

Toll Free: 1-800-218-2885

Kensington Police Department

55 Victoria Street East

Kensington, PE   C0B 1M0

Phone: (902) 836-4499


PEI Family Violence Prevention Services

Phone: 894-3354, ext 221


Summerside Police Department


270 Foundry St

Summerside, PE   C1N 1G1

Phone: (902) 432-1201


The RCMP in Prince Edward Island

If you require immediate assistance, please call 911


Victim Services

Confidential services to victims of violence, or any other crime. A person can access Victim Services whether the police have been called or not. (902) 368-4582 (Charlottetown) (902) 888-8218 (Summerside)

Canadian Resources

Kids Help Phone

Toll Free: 1-800-668-6868


Missing Children Society of Canada

219, 3501 - 23 Street NE

Calgary, AB   T2E 6V8

Phone: (403) 291-0705