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Violence Against Women and Children

Violence against women and children is a violation of human rights, the very nature of which deprives victims of their ability to enjoy fundamental freedoms.  Our programs and services are informed by a depth of understanding of violence in society.

The Women and Children’s Support program works with victims of domestic violence to improve the quality of their life.  The program respects self-determination & fosters independence. Services and support enables women to make more informed decisions and access the services they need.  The team provide services in English, Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Hungarian.

Multi-service locations give participants anonymity as well as access to a variety of programs such as ESL, employment counselling, adult literacy, settlement services, children’s programs, Music School etc.

Services include:

  • Individual supportive counseling for women and children
  • Crisis intervention
  • Safety planning
  • Support groups
  • Transitional plan and goal setting
  • Translation, interpretation, accompaniment to assist women in accessing resources such as (housing, income supports, employment, training, childcare, legal information, etc.).

French poster - 11x17 - FinalSi vous désirez obtenir des services en français, prière d’appeler la ligne FEM’AIDE au 1-877-336-2433.