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Thursday, April 26th, 2018
There is a direct link between mass murders and misogyny. We write about it all the time when we hear of gun violence in the United States. The link is hard to ignore when you consider that a grand majority of mass murderers are men and most mass...

Friday, April 20th, 2018
This is a very momentous time for Interval House. Not only is it the middle of National Volunteer Week, it is also our Birthday month! Perhaps you’ve seen our posters up in the TTC this month, marking our 45th. How appropriate it is for these...

Interval House Partners with LinkToronto for SafePet
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
After several months of careful planning, Interval House is excited to announce our partnership with Link Toronto’s SafePet program. This program will match women survivors of abuse seeking emergency shelter with foster homes for their beloved...

Winter 2018 Newsletter
Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Many women come to Interval House so wounded and traumatized they can’t even describe it. They’re not ready or able to talk about their experiences. They don’t want to relive their trauma by recounting it to a counsellor. Sometimes...

A Lifetime of Giving
Thursday, February 8th, 2018
When Mahen Thacker was a young boy growing up in India, his mother taught him a very valuable lesson: the importance of giving to others. “My father used to give her money for household expenses, and she would give some to me and say ‘Go...