Inside Interval House

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Thursday, May 19th, 2016
What are the most important factors that contribute to abusive behaviour? In February of this year, Interval House posed this question to Ontarians through an Angus Reid Omnibus Survey. We let them answer in their own words: what did they think the...

Falls 2016 Newsletter
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
"If BESS did not exist, I would probably be on social assistance and stumbling through life unsure of how to reach my goals. I am now living on my own in a safe neighbourhood— it’s a place that I never imagined possible...

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Earlier this year Interval House posed a question to Ontarians through an Angus Reid Omnibus Survey to uncover some of the common myths, attitudes, ideas and misperceptions about the causes of domestic violence. The most common responses appear in...

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Interval House takes a holistic approach to the goal of ending violence against women by placing women’s empowerment at the centre of its support services. The fact of the matter is that a woman who escapes abuse is not only healing wounds,...

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Friday, October 21st, 2016
Interval House won’t settle for the status quo, and neither will the women it serves. This month, Interval House staff will implement an extensive redesign of the BESS program to ensure that no woman is falling through the gaps.