Entries by Cynthia

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Working Together to Prevent Suicide

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and this year the theme is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”. How do we do that? What actions can people take to prevent someone from taking their life? How do we know if someone is suicidal? What can you do support someone who has been brave enough to admit […]

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‘Nice Pimp’? This is sexual exploitation of minors!

Recently, Justice Colin McKinnon ruled that mandatory minimum sentences for two sex offences should not apply in the case of a “naïve and unsophisticated pimp who unwillingly recruited and photographed two under age prostitutes”. (Here’s the article) At Voice Found, we are a survivor led organization that supports countless numbers of victims of human trafficking […]

We’re Hiring!

Job Opportunities at Voice Found! We are launching a new project and looking for 2 people to join our team. Check out these positions and if you think you are a good fit then please apply by May 25th. Our work is challenging but it is also very rewarding. Click on the position title below […]


Media Advisory – February 22nd, 2018

Media Advisory On February 22nd, Voice Found marks Ontario’s First Human Trafficking Awareness Day by launching H.E.A.L.T.H. – Canada’s first health clinic for persons at risk of, being or who have been trafficked. There will be a press conference at 9:00 am immediately following our invitation only launch event and during the day upon request […]

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Press Release: New Clinic Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking to open in Ottawa

Press Release for H.E.A.L.T.H. H (healthcare). E (education). A (advocacy). L (linkage). T (trauma informed). H (healing). Press- First of it’s kind in Canada –  H.E.A.L.T.H. is a collaborative project between Voice Found, Ottawa Victim Services and Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner, Tara Leach.  Click here for further information about H.E.A.L.T.H. PressRelease_HEALTH.docx


I Have Joy

  “The big parts of the story take up so much space don’t they? The darkness is in there. It was, and still can be all consuming if I’m not intentional about making choices that keep me well. I left 18 months ago. The initial feeling of safety and freedom was quickly replaced with overwhelm […]


Call for Board Members

Are you looking to provide your expertise to a growing national charitable organization based in Ottawa? We are seeking qualified individuals who are passionate about our cause and operate with the utmost integrity and respect for all persons. Details can be found on the attached Call for Board Members_2017   Deadline to apply is September 15, […]

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The Whole Picture

During the month of July we shared information about the crimes of child sex abuse, commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. We hope you have gained some new or additional insight into this complex topic. If you have missed something, here are the posts : July 1st to 7th, July 8th to 14th, July 15th […]