The Centre for the Care of Survivors of Torture (CCST), established in 2001, is dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of survivors of torture. The Centre provides a comprehensive range of specialist services, (Client Services) such as medical assessments, counseling and complimentary therapies. Medico-legal reports can be prepared for clients as part of the asylum determination process.
RCF is a pre-rehabilitation- and treatment centre operating within the statutory framework concerning the employment legislation for refugees with psycho-social problems and difficulties with integration into the Danish system, such as the repercussions of torture, war and escape (in Danish).
Centre for the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and their Relatives (CPTRT)
Services are offered to torture survivors, and are also offered to family members of torture survivors, of individuals who have been politically assassinated, of disappeared persons, and of people who have been extrajudicially executed by the police. The organisation is based in Honduras (only in Spanish)
AVRE is a non-government organization. It was founded in 1992 on the initiative of a group of psychiatrists of the National University of Colombia. Its mission is to facilitate an integral recovery of persons and communities that have been victims of socio-political violence.
The primary objectives of CODEPU are to promote and protect human rights through treatment, support, defence, reporting, training, and investigation; and to cooperate in the consolidation of democracy and the effective promotion of the rights of individuals and communities.
To help survivors of torture begin to rebuild their lives. Sharing expertise with partner organisations in the UK and internationally, Freedom from Torture operates as a centre of learning and knowledge in the care, treatment and protection of torture survivors.
The Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture is a treatment program jointly supported by Bellevue Hospital Center and the NYU School of Medicine. The Program was established in 1995 to provide multidisciplinary treatment and rehabilitative services to survivors of political torture and their families.
ECAP was established in 1997 to provide psychological rehabilitation services to victims of torture and their communities. The organization also conducts research, analysis, and training about the effects of torture and treatment strategies (in Spanish).
(from IRCT directory, page 50)
RCVTE was established in 1993 to provide medical, psycho-social, and counseling services, as well as vocational and skill training for victims of torture. Psychological, psychiatric, and medical rehabilitative services are provided through a network of doctors and physiotherapists in the city, who take cases referred to them, usually at no charge. The aim of the center is to establish a functioning torture treatment and rehabilitative clinic where all of the staff involved will be trained in and become sensitive to the special needs of torture survivors.