W.E.C.E.N. provides direct services to survivors of domestic and international exploitation. This includes labour exploitation, sex trafficking, and forced marriage.
W.E.C.E.N. works with community organizations to identify risk factors and vulnerabilities as well as provide intensive case management to assist mitigating the negative effects of trafficking and decrease barriers to service access. W.E.C.E.N. partners with organizations locally in the Windsor-Essex community, provincially and nationally to advocate for systemic change…
Direct services include: advocacy to obtain basic needs such as income and housing, translation and interpretation, support navigating the criminal justice system, referrals to appropriate community services including legal counsel, skills developments well as counselling to support individuals facing challenges due to trauma.
Advocacy may be provided in collaboration with an affected person as well as through public education in the form of training seminars, workshops and publications.