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Coordination

We convene cross-sectoral groups to identify systemic issues, promote knowledge sharing and improve collaboration. We believe that preventing and responding to violence against women requires an approach in which different sectors are informed and working well together.

4

public policy consultation hosted in 2021

71

community agencies engaged in community planning in 2021

256

cross-sector meetings facilitated in 2021

WomanACT members are non-profit agencies, charitable organizations, public agencies, corporations, associations and individuals who are committed to furthering WomanACT’s mission and vision. We work closely with our members to better understand the issues impacting our communities, and use a collective voice to advocate for change.


Members

Abrigo Centre

Access Alliance Multicutural and Community Services

Aura Freedom International

ACT – AIDS Committee of Toronto

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA)

Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

Catholic Family Services of Toronto

Child Development Institute

Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

COSTI

CReid Consulting

Elizabeth Fry Toronto

Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter

Family Service Toronto

Greek Orthodox Family Services & Counselling

Interval House

KCWA Family and Social Services

Nellie’s

North York Women’s Centre

Oasis Centre des femmes

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre

Project iRise

Sistering

Scarborough Women’s Centre

South Asian Women’s Centre

Uber Canada

Victim Services Toronto

West Neighbourhood House

Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke

Yorktown Family Services

YWCA Toronto

The Toronto Region Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee (VAWCC) is a community-based, cross-sectoral committee that works together to improve community responses for women experiencing violence and their children. The aim of the VAWCC is to strengthen linkages and networks among existing community agencies and enhance inter-agency cooperation to address violence against women.

Funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS).

For more information, please contact:

Priya Shastri
Networks Coordinator
PShashtri@womanact.ca

Participating Members

Abrigo Centre

Anduhyaun Inc.

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

Catholic Family Services of Toronto

Centre for Spanish- Speaking Peoples

Community Family Services of Ontario

COSTI Settlement Services

Dr. Roz’s Healing Place (Formerly Emily Stowe Shelter)

Earlscourt-Creche Child Development Institute (CDI)

Ernestine’s

Etobicoke Children’s Centre

Family Service Toronto

Greek Orthodox Family Services & Counselling

Juliette’s Place (previous Homeward)

Interval House

Jamaican Canadian Association/CAFCAN

Jewish Family & Child Service

KCWA Family and Social Services

La Maison D’Hébergement pour femmes francophone

Native Child & Family Services of Toronto

North York Women’s Shelter

Oasis Centre des femmes 

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre

The Redwood

Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre

Settlement Assistance and Family Support Services (SAFSS)

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Support Enhance Access Services (SEAS Centre)

TNO – The Neighbourhood Organization

Tropicana Community Services

West Neighbourhood House

Woman Abuse Council of Toronto

Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke

Nellie’s

WoodGreen Red Door Family Shelter

Yorktown Family Services

YWCA Toronto

The WomanACT Health Committee provides an opportunity for health-care practitioners to share information about promising practices to prevent and respond to violence against women. The Health Committee membership includes key representatives from the health sector, including nurses, social workers, community health workers, public-health practitioners and staff from community health centres.

For more information or to join, please contact:

info@womanact.ca

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