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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
416-750-3045
1-877-292-2288
416-750-4990
Teresa Dremetsikas, Program Manager, tdremets@ccvt.org
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
None
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
25-Feb-20
26-May-20
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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
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