Counterpoint is working to end violence in intimate relationships.
We teach men to build relationships that are loving, healthy, and non-violent.
We help women and children who have experienced violence to heal and thrive.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide holistic programming for men, women, and children that transforms the causes and consequences of domestic violence

Our Method - Partner Abuse Response Groups

At Counterpoint, our Partner Assault Response (PAR) program provides court-mandated psycho-educational counselling services to men who have been abusive to their partners. Services are provided in English and Spanish, and Counterpoint has pioneered culturally- based programming that responds to the particular context of the Spanish speaking community. Both the English and Spanish PAR programs provide group counselling, screening for drugs and alcohol, risk assessment and referrals for PAR participants who may need additional support.

In 2015, Counterpoint served 465 clients in its Men’s PAR Program, with 52 participating in our . Of this number, a total of 52 participated in the Spanish-speaking Men's Program. We are the only agency in Toronto that offers PAR programming in Spanish are pleased to report that the Spanish program continues to receive popular support in the community and steady referrals for service.



News
Singing for Love
August 31, 2016

Time: 17:30 to 19:30 Children will perform what they have learned from a 6-week period of playing ukulele.

Annual General Meeting
September 20, 2016

Time: 18:00 to 19:30

New Website
June 28, 2016

The website is finally ready to be live, hope everyone enjoys it!

Celebrating International Women's Day with a Self -Care Workshop
March 2016

Thanks to Shoppers Drug Mart Life Foundation who supported us at our "Self Care Day Event", celebrating International Women's Day. On March 19, 2014 we were able to celebrate our diversity and continue empowering women to move on in their lives in a loving and caring environment through a Self- care workshop that was open to the community.



Counterpoint at a Glance


Women's Groups

Through the Women’s Advocacy Program, we use innovative programming to educate women on issues related to domestic violence as well as the rights of women and children.

Commitment to Diversity

The men who attend the PAR program represent a broad spectrum of cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds. Our clients always receive effective services.

Training

Counterpoint has been steadfast in its commitment to profssional training in the area of domestic violence. Our training programs help educators develop the skills and confidence to do effective anti-violence work.

Donate

If you want to invest in your community and are committed to improving the lives of thousands of men, women and children, please donate. Every contribution is valued and appreciated.