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Ernestine's Culture

An Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Framework is:

A perspective that confronts all aspects of injustice and inequality within society’s institutions, structure, systems and practices and is intended to understand and eradicate racism and oppression in all of its forms.

Ernestine’s strives to provide accessible, appropriate and relevant services to children, youth and women within an anti-racism anti-oppression framework. We value the identity of each individual who has experienced and/or witnessed violence.

Acknowledging that we still have work to do, we are pleased to announce that we provide client centred and supportive counseling and planning for you and your children that is respectful in a space that is becoming increasingly accessible:

  • Access to external interpretive services 
  • Access to culturally specific food
  • A range of culturally appropriate programming
  • Appropriate referrals to community  agencies
  • Social Action committee
  • Ramps at main entrances
  • 2 Barrier free bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Accommodation for support person
  • Accommodations for service animals
  • TTY , elevator and some automatic door openers
  • Facility was built in 2006 in compliance with the Ontario Building Code (1997)
  • Access to First Nations Elders for counselling and support

We are currently developing an action plan to meet the compliance requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005)

Crisis 416.746.3701 / TTY 416.746.3716

did you know
did you know

29%

of Canadian women have been assaulted by a spouse.

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