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Chinese Family Services of Ontario

Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3330 Midland Ave Suite 229, Toronto, ON M1V 5E7
Scarborough North
Recorded information line 416-979-5898
Intake Worker
Greater Toronto Area
Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm; Tue, Thu 9 am-8:30 pm * recorded information line -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Focus on Chinese community, including youth, women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, people who are transsexual or transgender, seniors, immigrants, and newcomers * Partner Assault Response -- offenders 18 years and older, ordered by the court to attend the program in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence
Counselling, family and settlement services agency

Counselling -- individual, group, couple, marital and family counselling for issues such as elder abuse, family violence, wife assault, male batterers, incest, sexual assault, offenders, bereavement, problem gambling, substance abuse
* crisis intervention
* Youth programs -- counselling and leadership development program for youth 14-24 years
* parenting and family life education
* Employee Assistance Program
* consultation for human service providers
* satellite offices in Toronto (340 College Street, Ste 305) and Richmond Hill (15 Wertheim Court, Ste 607)

Partner Assault Response (PAR) -- 12 week group education and counselling program on domestic violence and non-abusive ways of resolving conflict
* victims/partners of the offender provided with support including safety planning, referrals to community resources, and information on offender's progress
* group counselling in Cantonese, Mandarin and Vietnamese

Settlement Program -- orientation and counselling
* needs and eligibility assessments
* information and referral topics include immigration, issues of concern to refugees and foreign domestic workers, citizenship, social assistance benefits, legal aid, housing, child care, English classes, and education and employment training
* interpretation and translation
* computer access
* job search and employment counselling
* assistance in accessing services

Transitional and Housing Support Program -- for women who have experienced violence, and their children
* community service information on issues such as housing, legal, financial, health care, immigration, children's services, education, employment
* assistance setting up a safety plan
* ongoing counselling and support
Call to schedule an intake/assessment meeting
English; Chinese (Mandarin); Chinese (Cantonese) - Interpretation available for other languages
Most services free ; Some fees for EAP -- call for details * Partner Assault Program -- sliding scale
- Parking lot ; Wheelchair accessible main entrance, assistance needed with door ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Satellite offices - accessibility varies, call for details
Non Profit; Registered Charity
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Chinese Family Services of Ontario
Address: 3330 Midland Ave Suite 229, Toronto, ON M1V 5E7;
Phone: 416-979-8299