Emergency | urgence | emergencia | Notruf | 緊急 | крайняя необходимость: 119

Ambulance | ambulancía | Krankenwagen | 救急車 | скорая помощь: 110

Woman Inc. Kingston Hotline: (876) 929-9038

Woman Inc. Montego Bay Hotline: 952-9533-34

Crime Stop: 1-888-991-4000

Women Incorporated


The Crisis Centres in Kingston and Montego Bay offer counseling via walk-in and telephone service for victims and survivors of rape, incest, sexual harassment in the workplace and domestic violence. There is a 24 hour hotline (Kingston only). The Crisis Centre in Kingston also provides temporary emergency accommodations at the shelter, mainly to serve women who experience extreme domestic violence.


Montego Bay:

  • Address: 53 St. James Street
  • Phone: (876) 952-9533-4
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Women’s Resource and Outreach Centre

47 Beechwood Avenue, Kingston 5

(876) 929-8873; (876) 960-9067



Open: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5 pm

Independent Jamaica Council For Human Rights

131 Tower Street, Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.

(876) 967-1204


Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Wortley Home For Girls

193 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8

(876) 924-1322

Established in 1918 to provide a home for girls 7-18 from a variety of home situations; some are orphans, some have been abused, some come from homes too poor to care for them properly.

Sistren Theatre Collective

Grassroots movement for social change and education


Women’s Media Watch


WMW Jamaica champions gender-equity, justice and violence-free social relations using gender-aware media analysis … Making media mean more for women!

Ministry of Justice of Jamaica, The Domestic Violence Act: http://moj.gov.jm/laws/domestic-violence-act