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Updated – Resources for Non-Status Women

UPDATED: AUGUST 2021 COVID-19 Resources for Non-Status Women (See Webinar) Health (UPDATED with Vaccination Information) Anyone can be tested or treated for COVID-19. You do not need OHIP/Health coverage. UPDATE: Anyone who is 12 and older, has an identity document and proof of residence in...

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Special Projects Coordinator

SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR 1-year full-time contract position Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic offers legal services and representation, trauma-informed counselling and multilingual interpretation to diverse women (self-identified), non-binary, intersex, and Two-Spirit people who have...

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Group Counselling

The Schlifer Clinic offers a number of open and closed counselling groups throughout the year. Information on the groups is available below, including how to register, if registration is required.  Please check back regularly to learn of added groups, or follow us on Instagram,...

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Risk Assessment Tool

Enhanced Safety: Risk Assessment Tool in Family Courts The Clinic received funding from the Law Foundation of Ontario for a two-year project to create a risk assessment tool that will take into account the complex lived realities of survivors and current understandings of gender-based violence...

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Self-Care Strategies During COVID-19

As a necessary precautionary measure, and to reduce the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, we modified how we deliver services on Monday, March 16, 2020. We know that the situation we currently find ourselves in is new and unnerving. For many of us, it will increase the intensity of...

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2021 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award

2021 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award: Call for Submissions In May 2012, the Barbra Schlifer Clinic launched its first Spirit of Barbara Schlifer Award.  This award was historically presented at our Annual Tribute fundraiser. The Clinic is happy to present the 9th annual Spirit of Barbra Schlifer...

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Migrant Women’s Rights Project

In 2016, the Barbra Schlifer Clinic convened a consortium of organizations, front-line service providers, agencies and researchers who separately work with women with precarious immigration status who are vulnerable to trafficking. Migrant Women’s Rights Project serves women whose difficulties...

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COVID-19 Commitment

COVID-19: The Schlifer Clinic Support Commitment The mounting number of COVID-19 cases across Canada, and the declaration of a stay-at-home order in Ontario, are alarming for all of us.  As the fear of the spread of the virus threatens to isolate and divide us, it is more important than ever to...

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Resources for Non-Status Women During COVID-19

Updated August 6, 2021COVID-19 Resources for Non-Status Women (See Webinar)   Health (UPDATED with Vaccination Information) Anyone can be tested or treated for COVID-19. You do not need OHIP/Health coverage. UPDATE: Anyone who is 12 and older, has an identity document and proof of residence...

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Criminalization of Women

A disproportionate number of women who were reporting violence against them, found themselves facing criminal charges. The Criminalization of Women Project seeks to reverse this trend. The Criminalization of Women Project was conceived to address the disproportionate impact of the law on women who...

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