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Male Survivors Of Sexual Abuse

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Service Providers

Ontario is establishing a comprehensive network of 45 agencies from across the province to deliver services to male survivors of sexual abuse. These agencies will work together in their regions to provide critical support services to survivors, including individual counselling, group counselling, peer support, residential services, e-counselling and telephone counselling. Below is a complete list of the service providers:

Provincewide crisis and referral service

  • Findhelp Information Services


Central

  • Family Services of Peel
  • Family Service Toronto
  • Family Services of Durham 
  • Muskoka/Parry Sound Community Mental Health Services 
  • Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
  • Catholic Family Services of Toronto
  • Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County
  • York Region Abuse Program, Newmarket


East

  • Centre Royal Comtois Centre, Hawkesbury
  • Counselling & Support Services of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry
  • KC3 Community Counselling Kingston
  • Sexual Assault Centre of Quinte, Belleville
  • Northumberland Community Counselling Centre, Cobourg
  • John Howard Society Peterborough 
  • Community Mental Health & Social Work Dept. of Pembroke General Hospital
  • Catholic Family Services Ottawa 
  • Family Services Ottawa
  • Jewish Family Services
  • Wabano Centre, Ottawa


West

  • Sexual Assault Crisis Centre of Essex County
  • Community Justice Initiative, Kitchener
  • SACHA - Sexual Assault Centre, Hamilton 
  • Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre
  • Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre Sarnia-Lambton
  • Daya Counselling Centre, London
  • Family Service Thames Valley 
  • Family Service Kent
  • G & B House, Hearing Healing Hope, Owen Sound 
  • Huron Perth Centre for Children and Youth
  • Family Services of Perth Huron
  • Ganohwkasra Family Violence Services, Ohsweken 
  • Family Transition Place, Orangeville


North

  • Thunder Bay Counselling Centre
  • Algoma Family Services, Sault Ste. Marie
  • Catholic Family Development Centre of Thunder Bay
  • Nishnawbe Aski Nation
  • Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
  • Parry Sound Family Services
  • Sudbury Counselling Centre 
  • Nipissing Counselling Centre, North Bay
  • Counselling Centre of East Algoma, Elliot Lake
  • Riverside Community Counselling, Fort Frances
  • North of Superior Counselling Programs, Schreiber
  • Timmins Family Counselling Centre


Provincial Advisory Committee

Ontario has also created a provincial advisory committee to ensure these dedicated services for male survivors of sexual abuse are rolled out smoothly and effectively, and are responsive to the needs of survivors.

Members of the provincial advisory committee include:

  • Dr. Fred Mathews, psychologist and research and quality assurance project lead, Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
  • Arthur Lockhart, professor of justice studies at Humber College and founder of The Gatehouse
  • Dr. Peter Jaffe, professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Ontario 
  • A representative from Findhelp Information Services and a representative from each of the four regional partnerships 
  • A member of the Office for Victims of Crime 
  • A representative from the Ontario Victim Services Secretariat.

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