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Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

Alternate Name Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Clinic ; CV19 ; Family Court Support Worker Program ; FCSWP ; Gardiner Expressive Arts Group ; HT1 ; Interpreter Services Toronto ; IST
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
489 College St
Suite 503
Toronto, ON
Canada M6G 1A5
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Intersection Bathurst St and College St
Mailing Address 489 College St 
Suite 503 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M6G 1A5
Physical Access Elevator with braille and voice/tone features - lowered buttons ; Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance ; Barrier free washrooms ; Street parking close to entrance
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID19  Open for essential services, providing urgent in-person individual services with heightened screening
  • for counselling, contact central intake line 416-323-9149 ext 234, or visit website to complete online intake form
  • FCSW program operating remotely and able to assist with family support, safety planning, clients contact intake line 416-323-9149 ext 234 or if unsafe to call
  • group counselling and special programming sessions cancelled until further notice
  • call, email or visit BSCC website for details

Legal services
Information, advice and consultation on issues of violence against women
  • referrals to lawyers
  • assistance with all levels of the justice system
  • family and immigration law representation
  • Independent Legal Advice for survivors of sexual assault
  • community education
  • systemic advocacy

Family Court Support Worker Program
Information on the family court process, and assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid)
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate
Counselling Services 
Individual and group counselling
  • mindfulness, trauma support
  • referrals to community agencies
  • transitional housing and support for women leaving abusive relationships
  • Gardiner Expressive Arts Group for survivors of sexual abuse
Interpreter Services Toronto,
Language interpretation to access support services in the community and in Domestic Violence Courts
  • includes services for clients who are deaf or hard-of-hearing
  • interpreter training and employment opportunities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Toronto
Eligibility Women 16 years and older who have experienced violence, including sexual assault, partner assault, incest or child sexual abuse

Family Court Support Worker Program, for victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Central intake 416-323-9149 ext 234, includes counselling, transitional supportLegal intake 416-323-9149 ext 278 Interpreter services 416-323-9149 ext 236 Visit website for online intake form
Languages 89 other languages available through interpreter services ; American Sign Language Interpreters (ASLI) and Deaf Interpreters (DI) available
Fees None
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Abused Women ; Adult Child Sexual Abuse Survivor Counselling ~ Women ; Art Therapy ~ Women ; Court Orientation Programs ~ Abused Women ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ~ Abused Women ; Crime Victim Safety Planning ~ Abused Women ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Abused Women ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Abused Women ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Abused Women ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Legal Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Legal Counselling ~ Domestic Violence Issues ; Legal Counselling ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Legal Representation ~ Abused Women ; Legal Representation ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Interpreters/Translators ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women ; System Advocacy ~ Domestic Violence Issues ; System Advocacy ~ Sexual Assault Issues ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women ; Women's Advocacy Groups
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-323-9149 ext 234; Office: 416-323-9149
Fax 416-323-9107
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Primary Executive Deepa Mattoo, Executive Director; Phone: 416-323-9149 ext 244; Email:
Alternate Executive Lynne Jenkins, Director, Counselling Services; Phone: 416-323-9149 ext 235; Email:
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal - Community Service Partnerships (CSP) ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto

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