Contact Information
Office Phone 416-363-1066
Toll Free Phone 1-877-292-2288
Fax 416-363-2122
E-Mail mabai@ccvt.org
Website www.ccvt.org
Primary Contact Teresa Dremetsikas, Program Manager; Email: tdremets@ccvt.org
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
194 Jarvis St, 2nd Fl
Toronto, ON M5B 2B7
 
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Intersection Jarvis St and Dundas St E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name CCVT ; Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC ; Newcomer Settlement Program ; NSP ; Torture Victims Centre
Former Name Canadian Centre for Investigation and Prevention of Torture
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Mr Mulugeta Abai, Executive Director; Phone: 416-363-1066 * 647-204-4504
Funding United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Medical, mental health and social care

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 * computer classes

Public education program -- community consultation and public information * International projects
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * after hours by appointment
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Survivors of torture, victims of war and their families
Application Call for appointment
Languages English ; French ; Albanian ; Amharic ; Arabic ; Dari ; Farsi ; Greek ; Italian ; Lingala ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Tigrinya ; call to confirm availability
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Torture Survivors ; Case/Care Management ~ Torture Survivors ; Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Torture Survivors ; Community Mental Health Agencies ~ War Victims ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ~ Torture Survivors ; Crime Victim/Witness Counselling ~ Torture Survivors ; Cultural Transition Counselling ~ Torture Survivors ; English as a Second Language ~ Torture Survivors ; General Medical Care ~ Torture Survivors ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ~ Torture Survivors ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Torture Survivors ; International Human Rights Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Torture Survivors ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Torture Survivors ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Children ~ Torture Survivors ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Torture Survivors ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Torture Survivors ~ Immigration Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Human Rights Issues

Agency Overview


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