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Women Against Violence Action Group Presents:

Supporting Those Experiencing Gender-Based Violence - Capacity Building Workshop Series for Frontline Staff


The Women Against Violence (WAV) Action Group of the Toronto West Local Immigration Partnership (TWLIP) invites you to join a free series of six (6) capacity building workshops for service providers working with vulnerable clients. The Action Group’s goal is to promote the message that Gender-Based Violence is everyone’s issue to address, and support local community organizations to enhance their knowledge and build their capacity to assist victims of gender based violence.

**PLEASE SEE THE DATES FOR EACH WORKSHOP** IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT:

Sana Hafeez (sana@dfrc.ca) or Elizabeth Bethune (EBethune@rexdalewomen.org)



The six workshops are:

  1. Human Trafficking (Wednesday, September 4th 2019)

  2. Finding Legal Help and Navigating the Justice System (Thursday, October 10th 2019)

  3. Gender-Based Violence and How it Impact’s Mental Health (Thursday, November 14th)

  4. Criminal Law and Role of the Police

  5. Accessing Subsidized Housing – Special Priority Focusing on Gender-Based Violence

  6. Ontario Works and Financial Benefits for Special Needs Clients


The half-day workshops will run in two (2) parts. Part 1 will take place from Sept – Nov 2019 and Part 2 will be delivered from Dec 2019 – Mar 2020. Certification will be provided upon completion of three (3) workshops.

Registration for Part 1 is now OPEN – Space is limited.



1. Human Trafficking ( Wednesday, September 4th 2019)

Presented by Covenant House Toronto & City of Toronto

September 4th 2019

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM


Rexdale Community Hub

(21 Panorama Court)



2. Finding Legal Help and Navigating the Justice System (Thursday, October 10th 2019)

Presented by METRAC

October 10th 2019

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Rexdale Community Hub

(21 Panorama Court)




3. Gender-Based Violence and How it Impacts Mental Health (Thursday, November 14th 2019)

Presented by Women's Health in Women's Hand

November 14th 2019

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Rexdale Community Hub

(21 Panorama Court)




The workshop series will provide learning opportunities from speakers across the Gender Based Violence sector.

Workshop attendees will also have the opportunity to:

  • Network; build relations and gain knowledge of community organizations

  • Participate in interactive activities

  • Learn about the Women Against Violence First Response Toolkit

  • Connect with experienced staff and learn from experts in the Gender Based Violence sector



**Please note if you are unable to attend the workshop(s) you have registered, please inform Sana Hafeez (sana@dfrc.ca) or Elizabeth Bethune (EBethune@rexdalewomen.org) as space is limited. **


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