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African Community Services of Peel

Site: African Community Services of Peel

Service: Violence Against Women Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-460-9514
Fax 905-460-9769
E-Mail info@africancommunityservices.com
Website www.africancommunityservices.com
Primary Contact Eunice Mbugua, Programs Manager; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 225; Email: Eunicem@africancommunityservices.com
Agency Information
Established 1993
Primary Executive Ms Wambui Karanja, Executive Director; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 224; Email: wkaranja@africancommunityservices.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Violence and Abuse Prevention Programs
  • culturally sensitive and language specific services for women within the African Canadian community
  • services also for children and for men who are victims or perpetrators of abuse
  • violence prevention and public education
  • supportive group and individual counselling, referrals and peer support services
  • referral to appropriate community resources such as Legal Aid, Clinical counselling, affordable housing or shelters
  • accompaniment to appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Etobicoke Central ; Etobicoke North ; Etobicoke South ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Vaughan
Eligibility Open to all newcomers, immigrants and their families; focus on African or Black Canadian communities
Application Call for information
Languages Edo; Fanti; Other - as well as other African languages and dialects
Fees None ; Membership available
Site Information
Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
10 Gillingham Dr
Suite 308
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 5A5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis
HCSD Sub Heading Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Sexual Assault Support ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Child Abuse Counselling ~ Black Community ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ~ Abused Women ; Peer Support Services ~ Abused Women ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention

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