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Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture

Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture, Mississauga 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 * 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 and victims of human trafficking

Residency Requirements: Peel and Halton regions
Application Process
Call for appointment
Office
905-277-2288
Fax
905-277-8083
Website
Visit Website
Email
mabai@ccvt.org
Languages
English
Contact
Teresa Dremetsikas, Program Manager
Email: tdremets@ccvt.org
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Designated parking at entrance - at rear of building ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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Last Updated On
December 8, 2022
Address
130 Dundas St E, Unit 204
Mississauga, ON, L5A 3V8
Intersection: Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Dundas St E;
Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture Site Location: Mississauga Office
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm * after hours by appointment
Service Area(s)
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region