Children Affected by Violence Counselling Program

ID-100189114
Offers individual or group counselling support, education and advocacy, to children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have witnessed or experienced violence, or who are at risk of experiencing violence.

This program also provides support to the non-offending caregiver, regarding the impact that witnessing violence can have on children. The Program worker is available to provide community education and awareness regarding the prevalence and prevention of gender based violence. Topics addressed include; self-esteem, communication, expression of emotion, as well as, healthy families and relationships.

Where intervention beyond the scope of the program is required the program refers clients to other services, including clinical treatment. Funded by the Ministry of Justice.

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