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Organization: Act To End Violence Against Women  
Phone Numbers: 905-695-5372
Toll-Free: 1-866-333-5942
Fax: 905-695-5375
390 Steeles Ave W, Ste 209
Thornhill, ON
L4J 6X2
Intersection: Hilda Ave and Steeles Ave W
Location: Toronto (North York)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu 9am-4:30pm
Executives: Penny Krowitz - Executive Director
Service Description: Dedicated to education, action and advocacy to end violence against women

We offer the following:

Legal Information Service for Jewish women who have experienced abuse in their relationships * helps women to navigate the legal system by providing legal information (NOT LEGAL ADVICE) and emotional support - call 905-695-5374 for this service

Survivor Speakout - Survivors of abuse are available to speak to groups about their personal experience * no charge for this service but an honorarium is appreciated

Alternative Short Term Emergency Housing for abused Jewish women in partnership with Jewish Family and Child * referral must come through Jewish Family and Child 416-638-7800

Turning the Page - Installation of Children's Libraries in shelters for abused women

Executive Director is available for worshops, conferences, lectures, training

Fees: Most services are free of charge
Application: Call for information or visit website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Women 18 years and older who are Jewish or married to Jewish men; educational services available to entire community regardless of religion
Languages: English ; Hebrew ; Russian
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

This information was last completely updated on July 26, 2017

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