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Organization: Greek Orthodox Family Services and Counselling - Metamorphosis Greek Orthodox Community Branch - Social Services Office, VAW Program  
Phone Numbers: 416-462-1740 ; 416-462-1793
Fax: 416-462-3257
Metamorphosis Tou Sotiros Orthodox Church
40 Donlands Ave
Toronto, ON
M4J 3N6
Intersection: Donlands Ave and Danforth Ave
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm
Contacts: Kassiani Nikiforidou - Front Line Worker
Service Description: Culturally sensitive counselling and advocacy

VAW -- Violence Against Women Program
Counselling for women in an abusive relationship and for children who witness acts of violence * safety planning for protection while in transition * crisis intervention, advocacy, and legal assistance * interpreting, information and referrals * assistance for stress and depression related to separation from the familial surroundings, lack of adequate finances, physical and mental health issues, and support services and housing assistance within the Greek community * counselling to develop the life skills of self-confidence and courage, parenting guidance, encouragement for further education * referral to counselling groups for abusive men

Preventive community education, and public awareness as to the social and criminal consequences of domestic violence and wife assault and the need for intervention to stop it

Newcomers -- referrals for housing, employment and settlement

Seniors -- Weekly Seniors’ Wellness Group

Division of Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada)

Fees: None
Application: Call for appointment or drop in for emergency cases
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Priority to cases of domestic violence and victims of abuse * also seniors and newcomers
Languages: English ; French ; Greek
Language Note: referrals only
Area(s) Served:
Brampton, Caledon, Cambridge–North Dumfries, Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, Kitchener–Waterloo–Wellesley–Wilmot–Woolwich, Mississauga, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, Toronto, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

This information was last completely updated on November 18, 2016

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