Women's Support Network of York Region

Record Details
Alternate Name HT1 ; HT2 ; Human Trafficking Strategy ; Womens Support Network ; Womens Support Network of York Region
Former Name Womens Sexual Assault Helpline and Outreach Services of York Region
Office Phone 905-895-7313 * Human Trafficking 24/7 Helpline 905-758-5285
Crisis Phone 1-800-263-6734; 905-895-7313
Fax 905-895-6542
E-Mail info@womenssupportnetwork.ca
Website www.womenssupportnetwork.ca
Social Media Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/WSNYorkRegion
Primary Contact Ashley Dunn, Program Manager; Phone: 905-895-3646 ext 105; Fax: 905-895-6542; Email: adunn@womenssupportnetwork.ca
Alternate Contact Gita Javaheri, Finance & Administration; Phone: 905-895-3646 ext 101; Email: gjavaheri@womenssupportnetwork.ca
Established 1992
Primary Executive Jacqueline Benn-John, Executive Director; Phone: ext 104; Fax: 905-895-6542; Email: jbennjohn@womenssupportnetwork.ca
Alternate Executive Gita Javaheri, Finance and Administration; Phone: 905-895-3646 ext 101; Fax: 905-895-6542; Email: gjavaheri@womenssupportnetwork.ca
Description (Service) Support and services for women who have experienced childhood or adult sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, date rape * 24 hour crisis line * individual in-house counselling * extensive volunteer program * public education * workshops for women * groups * drop-in days * service for women by women

Human Trafficking wraparound care for victims of human trafficking, information for schools and agencies on warning signs of human trafficking * part of provincial partnership

Walk-in counselling for survivors of past or recent sexual violence, sexual harassment, human trafficking, abuse, exploitation or rape * free * short-term basis * bus tickets available to attend counselling
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours * walk-in counselling Thu 4 pm - 8 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women and high school students over 16 years of age * will assist with referrals for younger * walk-in counselling for woman-identified survivors of past sexual violence including adults who experienced childhood sexual abuse, survivors of sexual harassment, sexual abuse or rape who are not already in ongoing counselling with women's support network
Application call, visit or email * human trafficking contact Karen Dean, Human Trafficking Specialist, Women’s Support Network of York Region at daytime phone 905-895-3646, ext. 113 or call 24/7 helpline at 905-758-5285
Languages English ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi - Reception ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Location Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
1110 Stellar Dr, Unit 109
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B7
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Intersection Leslie St and Davis Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Adult Child Sexual Abuse Counselling ~ Women ; Adult Sexual Assault Prevention ; Human Trafficking Hotlines ; Human Trafficking Prevention ; Individual Advocacy ~ Women ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Mental Health Drop In Centres ~ Sexual Harassment Victims ; Mental Health Drop In Centres ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Women


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