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Organization: Abrigo Centre  
Phone Numbers: 416-534-3434
Fax: 416-534-8026
1645 Dufferin St
Toronto, ON
M6H 3L9
Intersection: Dufferin St and St Clair Ave W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Wheelchair accessible main entrance, assistance needed with door ; Street parking, public parking lots nearby
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * evenings by appointment only
Executives: Ed Graça - Executive Director
Contacts: Ana Marques - Manager of Finance
Cidalia Pereira - Supervisor, Counselling Services
Service Description: Multiservice agency * liaison with Portuguese-speaking communities

Community development -- information and referral, assistance with forms * youth programs including school outreach workshops * settlement and orientation for newcomers * community education and information * seniors education and recreation program

Counselling services -- individual counselling * limited family counselling * individual and group counselling for women and children who are victims or witnesses of abuse * youth services include counselling, life skills, advocacy * Success by Six parenting group for Portuguese-speaking mothers with children birth-6 years * PAI parenting group for Portuguese-speaking fathers

Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program -- 12 week group education and counselling program on domestic violence and non-abusive ways of resolving conflict * victims/partners of the offender provided with support including safety planning, referrals to community resources, and information on offender’s progress

Fees: None - most services * Partner Assault Response Program - sliding scale
Application: Call to schedule an intake/assessment meeting
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Open to all with focus on Portuguese-speaking communities * Partner Assault Response Program -- offenders 18 years and older, ordered by the court to attend in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence
Languages: English ; Portuguese
Area(s) Served:
Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Durham North East, Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, Halton, Mississauga, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, Toronto, Wellington, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Community Resource Centres
Counselling - Personal, Family and Couple
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Employment Assistance
Ethnocultural Groups
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Intimate Partner Violence Counselling
Parenting Groups

This information was last completely updated on May 3, 2017

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