We are a group of agencies that provide services to women who are experience violence and are unsure of where to seek help.
Connecting women with Scarborough services
Connecting women to the services they choose.
CWSS works to reduce violence and abuse against women CWSS’s goal is to be responsive to women experiencing violence. To facilitate this, our intake workers meet with women, discusses each client’s situation, inform them of the services available and connects women to the services they choose to utilize. Information is only shared with service providers if the client chooses to do so. CWSS is completely client driven, helping women to navigate the system within their own comfort level.
CWSS has expertise and its services are focused on gender based violence. CWSS is comprised of agencies which provide a range of direct services to women experiencing gender based violence in Scarborough. These agencies have
extensive knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, women with
disabilities and elder abuse as well as the geographical, cultural and linguistic
challenges faced by women trying to access services in Scarborough. Our partner agencies include Scarborough Women’s Centre, Family Service Toronto, Tropicana Community Services, Legal Aid Ontario, Victim/Witness Assistance Program, Birkdale Residence, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, Toronto Employment and Social Services, MCIS Language Services and Toronto Police Service.