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Organization: Greek Orthodox Family Services and Counselling, VAW Program - Scarborough Office  
Phone Numbers: 416-291-5229
Fax: 416-291-5358
St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
3840 Finch Ave E
Toronto, ON
M1T 3T4
Intersection: Birchmount Rd and Finch Ave E
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm
Executives: Haridimos Sarris - Executive Director
Lucy Grigoriadis - Program Supervisor -- Public Education Coordinator
Public Contacts: Kathy Tsagopoulos - 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
Eligibility / Target Population: Priority to cases of domestic violence and victims of abuse * also seniors and newcomers
Languages: English * French * Greek
Language Notes: referrals only
Area Served:
Toronto (Scarborough), Peel Region, Waterloo Region, and York Census Division  
See Also: Adult Survivors of Abuse
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on January 24, 2018

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