John Howard Society of Durham Region

Women’s Drop-In Program

This program is designed to support women involved in sex trade work within the Durham Region.

This service provinces

  • Individual counselling & support
  • Advocacy with health providers, probation, police, Ontario Works, other
  • Community education to other community groups on the realities of sex work in Durham
  • Participates in the Sex Worker Support Circle committee to strategize on programming for sex workers
  • Engages the community to address the challenges of the sex trade in Durham
  • Referrals to other resources

This service also provides a weekly drop-in program in a safe, supportive environment. The drop-in offers nutritious meals, hygiene products, laundry, shower, counselling & support, safety planning and harm reduction supplies.

For more information contact the Harm Reduction Coordinator:

Beth Whalen, 905-579-8482 x253