Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture

Site: Mississauga Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-277-2288
Fax 905-277-8083
E-Mail mabai@ccvt.org
Website www.ccvt.org
Primary Contact Teresa Dremetsikas, Program Manager; Email: tdremets@ccvt.org
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (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
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm * after hours by appointment
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Peel and Halton regions
Eligibility Survivors of torture, victims of war and their families
Application Call for appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
130 Dundas St E, Unit 204
Mississauga, ON L5A 3V8
 
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Intersection Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Dundas St E
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance - at rear of building ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis ; Employment / Training ; Government / Legal ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Community Mental Health ; Computer & Related Technology Classes ; English as a Second Language ; Human Rights ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Interpretation / Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
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

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