Group Name: Settlement Assistance and Family Support Services – Counselling for Victims of Abuse
Description: We provide a full range of services to our clients and their families, and continually identify and develop new programs that address the evolving needs of our diverse, ethno-cultural community. The Mission of SAFSS (Settlement Assistance and Family Support Services) is “to assist, educate and empower newcomers, women, seniors, youth, children and families in their integration process to improve their health and quality of life, realize their fullest potential and become contributing members of the Canadian society”.
Supportive Counselling for Victims of Domestic Violence
Supportive Counselling for Victims of Domestic Violence emphasizes holding group sessions in a linguistically and culturally appropriate manner for two different groups- Farsi/Dari speakers vs. Urdu/Hindi speakers. The support group for domestic violence model is based on sharing information about basic resources in the community and how to access them. The project teaches coping and survival skills in a culturally sensitive manner and help victims relate to each other and practice skills imparted during one-on-one counseling.
Where: 1200 Markham Road, Suite 214 | Scarborough, ON M1H 3C3
When: Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Contact: 416-431-4847 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.safss.org