The Centre for Support of Survivors of Violence and Abuse

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Supporting Survivors is Our Goal

YRCCS works collaboratively with partners to increase the safety of individuals experiencing violence. YRCCS connects individuals to needed supports and creates seamless transition to needed services. At YRCCS, survivors access culturally responsive services and are not burdened with having to retell their stories. YRCCS fosters the appropriate environment so that service providers build relationships and networks that lead to trust and enhance coordinated services.


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Build a safer community for individuals affected by domestic violence.


Addressing domestic violence in York Region


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YRP flies purple ribbon flag for intimate partner violence awareness

York Regional Police raised a purple ribbon flag to raise awareness for intimate partner violence for the first time at its Aurora headquarters and stations throughout the region. For November’s Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month, YRP held a flag-raising ceremony today in collaboration with York Region Centre for Community Safety. “We continue to pay tribute […]

Purple ribbon flag honours victims and survivors of intimate partner violence

Flags raised at York Regional Police locations, including East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville A large crowd gathered at York Regional Police (YRP) Headquarters in Aurora to watch the launch of the first-ever raising of the Purple Ribbon flag. The Nov. 1 event, meant to increase awareness of intimate partner violence, was organized by the York Regional […]


My name is Noor. Did you know it means light? Or glowing? Many will say I am victim or survivor of domestic abuse but I usually say I’m just me

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