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Dr Roz's Healing Place

Dr Roz's Healing Place
Box 88027, Toronto, ON M1M 3W1
Scarborough South
416-264-4357 ; 416-264-HELP
Pilar Martin, Program Director
Shelter -- Mon-Sun 24 hours * administration -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Abused women and their children * Building Opportunities for Women (BOW) -- women who have experienced abuse * VIBE -- abused children and at-risk youth 11-19 years
Emergency shelter
* capacity 33
* telephone crisis counselling
* support
* advocacy
* individual and group counselling
* counselling and recreation for children
* referrals
* ex-resident follow up and support
* Transitional Worker -- assists residents and women in the community in finding housing, job search training and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes

Building Opportunities for Women (BOW) -- assistance with resume writing, interview preparation, job search, academic advancement and school programs, computer training, skills development and life skills

VIBE (Violence Intervention Breakthrough Empowerment) -- prevention program offered in-house, in schools and communities
* music interactive therapy, academic support, group sessions, leadership and mentoring, and recreational activities
* in-school programs -- Media Interactive, Music Interactive, WIT (Whatever It Takes), and Man Up (mentorship)
Call first for details on vacancies and admission procedure
English - Interpreters on call for other languages, including French, Chinese (Cantonese), Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Italian, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu
- Shelter -- Wheelchair accessible main entrance ; Barrier free washrooms including door and stall ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features and lowered buttons ; Entrance close to parking
Non Profit
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Dr Roz's Healing Place
Phone: 416-264-0823