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#1 PhoenixRising

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 12:30 AM

LOCAL RESOURCES
Resources for Abused Women in Toronto
• Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic - 416-323-9149

Toronto Police
• Emergency - 911
• Non Emergency - 416-808-2222
• Toronto Police Services Domestic Violence Program - 416-808-7041
• Sex Crimes Unit - 416-808-7474
• Trillium Health Centre Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Services (Documentation and treatment of injuries from domestic violence) - 416-259-6671

24 Hour Crisis Lines
• Toronto Community Connection (Multilingual information, referrals to community social, health and other services) - 211
• Assaulted Women's Help Line (www.awhl.org) - 416-863-0511, TTY 416-863-7868
• Toronto Rape Crisis Centre - 416-597-1171
• Victim Services of Toronto - 416-808-7066, Support Link 416-808-7059
• The Redwood - 416-533-8538
• Kid’s Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868
• Distress Centre of Toronto - 416-408-4357
• Gerstein Centre - 416-929-5200
• Children’s Aid Society - 416-924-4646
• Catholic Children’s Aid Society - 416-395-1500
• Jewish Family & Child Services - 416-638-7800

Shelters
• Central Intake Number - 416-397-5637
• Shelternet - www.shelternet.ca

Support Services for Women
• METRAC - 416-392-3135
• Woman Abuse Council - 416-944-9242
• Wen Do • Self-Defense - 416-929-3636
• YWCA - 416-923-8454
• Access Alliance - 416-324-8677
• 519 Ant-Violence Program 416-392-6874 Ext.117
• Family Service Association - 416-595-9230
• Catholic Family Services - 416-921-1163
• Native Child & Family Services - 416-969-8510
• South Asian Family Support Services - 416-431-4847
• Sistering - 416-926-1946
• Disabled Women's Network - http://dawn.thot.net
• Newcomer Services - www.settlement.org

Financial/Housing Assistance
• Social Assistance - 416-392-2600
• Housing - 416-981-6111

Other
• Victim Support Line - 1-880-579-2888 or in Toronto 416-314-2447
• Victim Witness Assistance Program:
- College Park Court, 416-325-6117
- Old City Hall, 416-327-5959
- 311 Jarvis, 416-212-1452
- 361 University Ave., 416-327-5946
- Etobicoke, 416-314-3944
- North York, 416-314-0009
- Scarborough, 416-325-0351

Legal Services
• Legal Aid Ontario - 416-979-1445

Medical Services
• Women's Health in Women’s Hands - 416-593-7655
• Women's College Hospital - 416-323-6040
• Toronto Western Hospital/Community Mental Health Unit - 416-603-5747
• Mt. Sinai Hospital Department of Social Work - 416-586-4800 Ext. 5210
• Sherbourne Health Centre - 416-324-4180
• South Riverdale Community Health Centre - 416-461-1925


PROVINCIAL RESOURCES
• Assaulted Women’s Helpline - Ontario
• Education Wife Assault - Toronto
• Disabled Women’s Network Ontario (DAWN) -
North Bay-based
• Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse (OPC) - Ontario
• Ontarians with Disabilities Act Committee
• Battered Women’s Support Services - Vancouver
• BC Institute Against Family Violence - Vancouver-based
• Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter - Vancouver
• S.O.S. Femmes - Ligne d’urgence provinciale et
d’information ouverte 24/24heures


CANADIAN RESOURCES
• Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
• Status of Women Canada - Ottawa-based
• Shelternet


INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES
• FMF - Domestic Violence Center
• Feminist Majority Foundation online
• SNAP - Survivors of those abused by Priests
• Women, Ink. - Distributes resources about women and
development worldwide


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