Canadian Sport Helpline Launched
Updated: Mar 18, 2019
The bilingual national toll-free confidential helpline for harassment, abuse and discrimination launched on Monday, March 11 and provides a safe place for victims and witnesses of incidents of harassment, abuse and discrimination in sport to report their concerns.
The Canadian Sport Helpline will provide callers with advice on the next steps they can take, as well as direct them to the most appropriate national and local services and resources available to them, including the police, child protection services, existing provincial/territorial helplines, or any other relevant services.
It provides professional listening and referral services by phone and text at: 1-888-83-SPORT (77678) and by email at email@example.com, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, seven days a week.
For more information, visit www.abuse-free-sport.ca.