Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
194 Jarvis Street, 2nd FloorM5B 2B7 Toronto
The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) aids survivors in overcoming the lasting effects of torture and war. In partnership with the community, the Centre supports survivors in the process of successful integration into Canadian society.
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Supportive counselling provided by CCVT staff plays a major role in the process of healing the traumatic effects and improving the mental health of the survivors. During counselling sessions, clients are reassured, comforted and encouraged in their endeavours to overcome difficult situations. Group programs now include a drop-in program and mutual support groups for men, women, children and youth.