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Countering and Prevention

Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking - The Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking is a national charity dedicated to ending all types of human trafficking in Canada.

Canadian Practitioners Network for the Prevention of Extremist Violence - CPN-PREV is an evidence-based network, dedicated to fostering Canadian leadership and advancing excellence in countering violent extremism.

Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence - The CPRLV is a provincially mandated organization that focuses on preventing hate crimes and incidents while also providing support and counselling for victims of these acts.

Covenant House Toronto - Covenant House tackles complex issues like youth homelessness and sex trafficking with a multi-faceted approach. Their 40 years of experience inform advocacy, research, and prevention efforts while tailored programs meet essential needs and empower young people.

Creative Interventions Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Stop Interpersonal Violence -  An in-depth toolkit designed to help those experiencing interpersonal violence.

ETA Ontario - Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) is a rapid service that helps people reconnect with their communities. Through engagement, basic needs support, and social-emotional care, ETA bridges individuals to a wider network of resources, fostering a sense of belonging and validation.

Evolve Program - Evolve is a confidential, voluntary, and no-cost program to support those moving away from extremist ideologies, conspiracy theories, grievances or groups that justify violence. They also work with individuals who have experienced hate incidents or crimes, providing a place to share experiences and find support.

Family Navigation Project - The Family Navigation Project provides expert navigation of the mental health and addictions service system for youth and their families living in the Greater Toronto Area.

FOCUS Toronto - FOCUS Toronto unites over 154 community agencies to address complex situations faced by vulnerable individuals and families. Led by the police, city, and United Way, FOCUS uses weekly meetings to coordinate support and reduce risk.

John Howard Society of Ontario - The John Howard Society of Ontario (JHSO) empowers individuals impacted by the justice system through community-based programs. JHSO works towards positive criminal justice reform and helps clients develop life skills and build a future beyond incarceration.

Life After Hate - Life After Hate builds a safer society by making it possible for people to break free from lives of violent hate and extremism through evidence-based interventions.

List of Ontario Community Anti-Human Trafficking Service Providers - Survivors can access services from a range of community-based organizations, many of which also work to prevent at-risk people from being trafficked.


Organization for Prevention of Violence - The Organization for the Prevention of Violence is a community and expert-led non-government organization devoted to understanding & preventing hate-motivated violence.

Rebecca Bender Initiative - RBI equips law enforcement, community leaders, professionals, and families to identify and properly resource those affected by trafficking. They also operate the world's largest online school for human trafficking survivors. The school offers courses focusing on professional development and economic empowerment, all at no cost to the students. -

Shift Program - Shift works to prevent violence by disrupting the trajectories of those who may be proceeding down the path of radicalization to violence. This includes reducing personal barriers, risks, and vulnerabilities and empowering the pursuit of pro-social engagement and community connectedness.

TRAP-18 Manual - The TRAP-18 provides a means by which mental health, intelligence, law enforcement, and security professionals can organize and accumulate operational data on a person of concern and, therefore, plan for their risk management to reduce the threat of targeted violence.

Toronto Community Crisis Service - 211 - The Toronto Community Crisis Service (TCCS) offers crisis response focusing on health, prevention and well-being. The service provides an alternative to police enforcement, creating a community-based, client-centred, trauma-informed response to non-emergency crisis calls and wellness checks.

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