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Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture

Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
194 Jarvis St 2nd Fl, Toronto, ON M5B 2B7
Toronto Downtown Central
416-363-1066
1-877-292-2288
416-363-2122
Teresa Dremetsikas, Program Manager, tdremets@ccvt.org
Greater Toronto Area
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * after hours by appointment
Survivors of torture, victims of war and their families
Medical, mental health and social care

Mental health program
* supportive counselling with referral to additional services as appropriate
* group programs and drop in
* mutual support groups for men, women, children and youth
* crisis intervention
* professional service coordination among physicians or mental health specialists, lawyers, social workers
* legal help

Settlement services, (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program)
* needs assessment, information and referral, orientation, supportive counselling
* support with immigration documents, finding housing, accessing child care, community and social services
* community support through volunteer befriending, including interpretation and escort to appointments

Children's program -- specialized settlement services for children and their families to deal with trauma and restore family functioning
* homework club

Language and skills training -- English as a Second Language (ESL)
* participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto -- see separate entry
* computer classes

Public education program -- community consultation and public information
* International projects
Call for appointment
English; French; Greek; Italian; Spanish; Arabic; Somali; Farsi; Tamil; Albanian; Amharic; Dari; Lingala; Tigrinya - call to confirm availability
- Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Non Profit; Registered Charity
10-Jan-17
31-Jan-17
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Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
Address: 194 Jarvis St 2nd Fl, Toronto, ON M5B 2B7;
Phone: 416-363-1066
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