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Abrigo Centre

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 - Office closed - no walk-in service * phone, email and online support only - call 416-534-3434 for counsellor assistance, or visit website for details
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-534-3434
Fax 416-534-8026
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Gerald Luciano, Manager, Fundraising and Communications; Phone: 416-534-3434 ext 247; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Ed Gra├ža, Executive Director; Phone: 416-534-3434 ext 222; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - Community Service Partnerships (CSP) ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto ; Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 -- Office closed, no walk-in service * phone, email and online support only - call 416-534-3434 for counsellor assistance, or visit website for details

Multiservice agency, liaison with Portuguese-speaking communities

Community development
  • information and referral, assistance with forms
  • youth programs including school outreach workshops
  • settlement and orientation for newcomers
  • community education and information
  • seniors education and recreation program
Counselling services -- individual and group counselling for women and children who are victims or witnesses of abuse
  • youth services include counselling, life skills, advocacy
  • Success by Six parenting groups for Portuguese-speaking mothers with children birth-6 years
  • parenting groups for fathers
Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program -- 12 week group education and counselling program on domestic violence and non-abusive ways of resolving conflict
  • victims/partners of the offender provided with support including safety planning, referrals to community resources, and information on offender's progress
Hours COVID19 -- Office closed - no walk-in service * phone access Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Toronto
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Open to all with focus on Portuguese-speaking communities * Partner Assault Response Program -- offenders 18 years and older, ordered by the court to attend in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Call to schedule an intake/assessment meeting
Languages English; Portuguese
Fees Service - most services ; Partner Assault Response Program - sliding scale
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
1645 Dufferin St
Toronto, ON
Canada M6H 3L9
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Intersection Dufferin St and St Clair Ave W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible main entrance, assistance needed with door ; Elevator available for access to second floor ; Street parking, public parking lots nearby
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Newcomers ; Older Adults ; Sports / Recreation ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading All Sports ; Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Child Mental Health ; Community and Recreation Centres ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Multicultural Organizations ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Older Adult Recreation Resources ; Other Sports ; Recreation for Older Adults ; Refugees ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs ; Youth Advocacy / Legal Help ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ Portuguese Community ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Portuguese Community ; Child Abuse Counselling ; Counselling for Children Affected by Domestic Violence ~ Portuguese Community ; Domestic Violence Intervention Programs ~ Portuguese Community ; Ethnocultural Multipurpose Centres ~ Portuguese Community ; Family Counselling ~ Portuguese Community ; General Counselling Services ~ Portuguese Community ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Older Adults ; Individual Advocacy ~ Young Adults ; Life Skills Education ~ Young Adults ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Portuguese Community ; Outreach Programs ~ Grade School Students ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Portuguese Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Portuguese Community ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Portuguese Community

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