Catholic Family Service Ottawa
Français

Program for Victims of Sexual Abuse

Purpose of the Support Program for Women who are victims of sexual abuse:                                           

(Services for male victims - Information below)

The overall goal of the Program is to serve Francophone women who have experienced sexual abuse, regardless of their culture or sexual orientation, whether the abuse occurred during childhood or as an adult, and regardless of the context, and this in order to regain control of their lives and to recognize their power as individuals.

Who the program is intended to help:

Women who experienced:

What benefits will the program bring to participants:

Give the women survivors a chance to speak about their experience; a chance to break the silence, to alleviate feelings of guilt, to free themselves from the power suffering has had on their life and to permit them to move on

Description of the Program:

Individual counselling and support group meetings:

Information workshops on specific themes available to the community

The defence of the human rights of women through advocacy, the promotion and improvement of services, with regards to the resources and the services available in the community.

Cost: All services are free.

Financial help is available if needed for transportation and babysitting.

Language interpretation and sign language interpretation available upon request

Contact information:

If you would like more information about the program or to access services for francophone women survivors of sexual abuse, please contact the Counsellor by telephone at 613-233-8478 or by TTY at 613-233-1866.

This program is subsidized by the
Ministry of Health / Local Health Integration Network


 
Program for Men Who Have Been Sexually Abused

 

Purpose of the Program for Men Who Have Been Sexually Abused:

 The general goal of the program is to help men who have been sexually abused

 

Who the program is intended to help:

Men 18 years and older who are from the Eastern Ontario area

Men who have experienced sexual abuse either as children, adolescents or adults

 

What benefits will the program bring to participants?

Participants will:

 

Description of the Program

Participants will:

 

Cost: Services under this program are provided free of charge

 

Contact information:

If you would like more information about the program or to access services for men who have been sexually abused, please contact the Program Coordinator at 613-233-8478 or by TTY at 613-233-1866.

 

24-HOUR HELP LINE:  1-866-887-0015 

 

Our Partners in Ottawa:

 

Wababno Centre for Aboriginal Health

http://www.wabano.com/

 

Family Services à la famille Ottawa

www.familyservicesottawa.org

 

Jewish Family Services

www.jfsottawa.com

 

 

Regional Contacts (outside of the Ottawa area):

 

For services in Peterborough

John Howard Society Peterborough

www.jhsptbo.com

 

For services in Hastings & Prince Edward County

Sexual Assault Centre Quinte & District

http://sacqd.com/

 

For services in the Prescott-Russell Area

Centre Royal Comtois Centre, Hawkesbury General Hospital
www.hgh.ca

 

For services in the Kingston Area

K3C Community Counselling Centres

http://k3c.org/MaleSurvivorsGroups/tabid/300/Default.aspx

 

For services in Northumberland County

Northumberland Community Counselling Centre

www.northumberlandccc.com

 

For services in Renfrew County

Community Mental Health & Social Work Services, Pembroke Regional Hospital

lisa.tallon@pemreghos.org

 

For services in Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

Counselling and Support Services of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

http://www.css-sdg.ca/

 

 This program is funded by the Ministry of the Attorney General

 

Links:

When Males Have Been Sexually Abused as Children: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/pdfs/nfntsx-visac-males_e.pdf

© 2017 Catholic Family Service Ottawa. All Rights Reserved.
Web design by bayteksystems.ca