Counselling, Advocacy, and Referral Services

 
 
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Abrigo (Violence Against Women Program)

416-534-3434
Crisis and support services to women and their chil­dren who are experiencing domestic violence.

Address: 1645 Dufferin Street, Toronto
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Language: English, Portugese
Health card not required.

 
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COSTI (Violence Against Women Program)

416-244-7714 or 905-669-5627

On location and telephone crisis counselling, safety planning, legal aid clinics, telephone, transition support to Italian and Italian Canadian women and children. Intake Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, Wednesday, 8:30am-9pm. Sliding scale fees, no one turned away.

Address: Sheridan Mall, 1700 Wilson Ave., Suite 105 & Vaughan Location
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Language: English, Italian, Spanish
Health card not required.

 
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Family Service Toronto (Violence Against Women Program)

416-595-9618 or 416-755-5565 ext: 422
For women who have experienced abuse during the course of their lives, recent, ongoing or historical. 9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday

Address: 202-128A Sterling Rd, Toronto
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Language: English, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Pashto, Somali, Tamil, Urdu
Health card not required.

 

Jewish Family & Child (Women Abuse Program)

416-638-7800, ask for intake
Services to all women leaving abuse and violence including crisis support, assessment, individual and group counselling, financial assistance, emergency housing, education and referrals. Fee-for-service based on income, nobody denied.

Addresses: 4600 Bathurst St, 1st Floor; 35 Madison Ave, Toronto; Thornhill location
Accessibility: Bathurst & Thornhill sites are wheelchair accessible, Bloor site is not
Language: English, Hebrew, Russian
Email: info@jfandcs.com
Health card not required.

 

The Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities

416-847-4144
Free one-to-one counselling to people who have experienced sexual assault, domestic violence or childhood sexual abuse. Individuals 12+ are eligible to receive counselling with or without an OHIP health card or immigration status.

Address: various locations
Language: English, interpreters available


 

TIRP Low-Cost Therapy

Student therapists offer therapy at affordable rates ranging from $20-$60 for up to 20 sessions. Individual therapists have listed their contact and address info online.

Accessibility: will vary depending on therapist
Language: will vary depending on therapist

 

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR)

416-597-1171
A wide range of services for survivors of sexual violence (of all genders), their family members and friends. The counselling service is free and confidential. They also offer advocacy, court support, childcare, support groups, prison support, Latin American women’s program, information, referrals.

Address: 17 Phoebe St., Toronto
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Language: English, interpreters and translators available
Email: info@trccmwar.ca

 

Trauma Therapy Program (TTP) at Women's College Hospital

416-323-6230
Confidential, time-limited psychotherapy to women and men who have experienced childhood interpersonal trauma specifically. Therapy can range from six months to one year and is covered by OHIP. Requires a referral by a primary health care provider, health card required

Address: 76 Grenville Street, 7th floor, Toronto
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Language: English, interpreters available

 

Women Recovering from Abuse Program (WRAP) at Women's College Hospital

416-323-6230
WRAP is an intensive group therapy program with accompanying individual therapy for women who have experienced physical, emotional, sexual abuse and/or neglect in childhood (0-18 years old). Prior therapy related to trauma or abuse & prior group therapy experience required. Monday-Thursday, 9am-1pm. Self-referrals accepted, health card required.

Address: 76 Grenville Street, 7th floor, Toronto
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Language: English (interpretation services available for individual support)

 

Women’s Connection Program

416-537-8222 or 416-537-2455
Free and confidential counselling and referral services for women ages 16+.

Address: Main sight, 1229 Queen St. W; Satellite site, 27 Roncesvalles, Toronto
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Language: English, interpreters available
Email: womensconnection@pchc.on.ca