NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.
Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
Scarborough Office

Description
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
Eligibility
Survivors of torture, victims of war and their families

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Process
Call for appointment
Phone
416-750-3045
Toll Free
1-877-292-2288
Fax
416-750-4990
Website
Email
Languages
Albanian; Amharic; Arabic; Dari; English; Farsi; French; Ganda; Greek; Italian; Kinyarwanda; Lingala; Russian; Somali; Spanish; Tamil; Tigrinya; Urdu
Contact
Teresa Dremetsikas, Program Manager
Email: tdremets@ccvt.org
Fees
None
Accessibility
Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator - lowered elevator buttons ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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Last Updated On
October 2, 2020
Address
2401 Eglinton Ave E, Unit 310
Toronto, ON, M1K 2N8
Intersection: Kennedy Rd and Eglinton Ave E;
Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture Site Location: Scarborough Office
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm * after hours by appointment

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