Community Support 

Elizabeth Fry Toronto supports women in the community to navigate  the court systems, engage in alternatives to prosecution, socialize while incarcerated, and increase access to resources.  

 

Direct Accountability Program at College Park Court

We provides alternatives to prosecution for individuals charged with minor criminal offences.

 

Court Support Programs at College Park Court

Community volunteers provide practical and emotional support to women going through the court system.

If you are at College Park Court and need help, please contact the Court Support Volunteer in the office outside courtroom 506 or call (416) 598-3135 Monday to Friday.

 

Social-Recreational Program at Vanier Centre for Women

Community volunteers provide social supports and organize recreational events for women in the institution.

 

Market Place

Being involved in the criminal justice system often leaves you in need of basic neccessities, We have a Market Place stocked with new clothes and personal care items. Speak to you Elizabeth Fry Toronto counsellor and you can visit the Market Place anytime to pick up what you need. If you are not a client here, no problem, the Market Place is open to the public through scheduled appointments on Fridays. Call Rushel to book a time to visit the Market Place 416 924-3708 ext. 255.

 

Talk and Listen Phone Line

Talk and Listen is a volunteer lead support line provided by women for women in conflict with the law. Our trained volunteers understand the mental and emotional stress of navigating the justice system and the long-term effects. Callers have accessed Talk and Listen for an array of support including:

  • Support for domestic abuse
  • Referral to services
  • Access to resources
  • Bail Program
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Housing and emergency shelter needs

 Let's Talk. Call us at 1-855- 924-3708

 

Laura is a street and law involved woman struggling with a history of substance abuse and frequent relapses. Laura participates in our Healing from Abuse program and is connecting much of her substance abuse issues with trauma she experienced as a child. By understanding how her history of trauma impacts her life today and how it can trigger her substance abuse, Laura is healing from her experiences and achieving sobriety.  Laura is staying sober, exploring employment opportunities and developing healthy and enriching relationships.