Physical Abuse Long Term Effects
A study in Ontario found that 31% of males and 21% of females experienced physical abuse during childhood.
54% of the substantiated physical abuse cases involved a child being hit with a hand.
"10% of physical abuse cases were classified as involving “other” physical abuse"
Feelings of low self esteem.
Brain damage or eye damage.
Physical Abuse inculdes:
Strangling or Choking
An increased potential for child abuse as a parent
Let's Put A Stop To Physical Abuse
Community Outreach Agencies
Native Child and Family Services Native Child and Family Services of Toronto strives to provide for a life of quality, wellbeing, caring and healing of our children and families in the Toronto Native Community. Contact Info: Central Office - The Centre for Native Child and Family Well Being 30 College Street, Toronto ON M5G 1K2 Telephone: 416.969.8510 Fax: 416.928.0706 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.nativechild.org/protecting-children
Boost Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Boost is a registered charity centre dedicated to help children, youth, and their families in Toronto and surrounding areas by preventing and eliminating abuse and violence in their lives. In partnership with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. Boost offers training programs to professionals across Ontario to recognize and respond to suspicions of child abuse. Toronto Office 890 Yonge Street, 11th Floor Toronto, Ontario M4W 3P4 Tel: (416) 515-1100 Toll Free: 1-855-424-1100 Email: email@example.com
Abuse Counselling at KMA Therapy Toronto This organization believes that those who have suffered the emotional devastation and pain of abuse of any kind understand that these experiences remain very present during the course of your life, and are often remembered as traumatic memories. Toronto office: 120 Eglinton Avenue East (Yonge and Eglinton) Suite 304 - Eglinton Business Centre Toronto, ON Tel: (416) 487-6288
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic This clinic help women who are survivors of abuse and violence. They have counselling programs that provides interpreters in more than 90 languages and workshops tounderstand more about violence against women and adults survivors that went through this trauma in their lives. Contact Info: Tel: 416-323-9149