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Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture. Scarborough Office

Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture. Scarborough Office
2401 Eglinton Ave East Unit 310, Toronto, ON M1K 2N8
Scarborough Central
Teresa Dremetsikas, Program Manager,
Greater Toronto Area
Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm * after hours by appointment
Survivors of torture, victims of war and their families
COVID19 -- counselling by email, link to health information in multiple languages for COVID-19, no walk-in service

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

Public education program -- community consultation and public information
* International projects
Call for appointment
English; French; Greek; Italian; Spanish; Arabic; Russian; Urdu; Somali; Farsi; Tamil; Albanian; Amharic; Dari; Ganda; Kinyarwanda; Lingala; Tigrinya
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Easy access to elevator - lowered elevator buttons; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall; Designated parking at entrance
Non Profit
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Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture. Scarborough Office
Address: 2401 Eglinton Ave East Unit 310, Toronto, ON M1K 2N8;
Phone: 416-750-3045