Get Help: Disaster Relief and Recovery

A mother carries a Canadian Red Cross care kit while walking holder her sons hand

When personal disasters strike, the Canadian Red Cross provides food, shelter, clothing and essential supplies for up to 72 hours.

If you have been affected by a personal disaster and require assistance, contact us:

Alberta

1-888-800-6493

British Columbia
1-888-800-6493

Manitoba 
1-888-800-6493

New Brunswick
1-800-222-9597

Newfoundland and Labrador
1-800-222-9597

Nova Scotia
1-800-222-9597

Northwest Territories
1-888-800-6493

Nunavut
1-888-800-6493

Ontario 
1-416-209-0432
In the Greater Toronto Area:
416-676-8559

Prince Edward Island
1-800-222-9597

Quebec
1-877-362-2433

Saskatchewan 

1-888-800-6493 

Yukon 
1-888-800-6493

Through a network of trained volunteers throughout the country, the Canadian Red Cross can respond to disasters quickly wherever and whenever they strike. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Large-scale disasters typically affect more than 25 people or 10 homes in a community. 

If you have been affected by a large-scale disaster in Canada the Red Cross can help you. Please visit this section for more information and to register for assistance. 

Following an emergency or disaster, a person may experience a range of thoughts, feelings and behaviour that can be intense, confusing and frightening. Learn more about Coping With Crisis