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Bobi
Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Volunteer Profile: Bobi What motivates you to be a volunteer? The first time I helped a resident pick out items for her first apartment with excitement, truly made me happy.  Throughout my life, I have always volunteered in different...

summer 2015 Interval House
Monday, July 13th, 2015
"We don’t always think about it, but language can be a safety issue. Whether you are visiting the doctor, buying groceries, using a bank or obtaining work, for anyone trying to gain independence, the ability to communicate in the local...

Monday, July 13th, 2015
"I wish my mother had brought my brother and me to a shelter like this when we were children," he said as he left our meeting at Interval House. He's the articulate, confident CEO of a successful Canadian company, but his posture...

Monday, July 13th, 2015
We don’t always think about it, but language can be a safety issue. Whether you are visiting the doctor, buying groceries, using a bank or obtaining work, for anyone trying to gain independence, the ability to communicate in the local language...

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Monday, July 13th, 2015
They say it takes a village. At Interval House our “village” of volunteers comes in all shapes and sizes. TJX is inclusive of Winners, HomeSense, and Marshalls stores and makes up part of that village. One of its corporate philanthropy...

Monday, July 13th, 2015
It’s too early to celebrate. While saddened by the many high-profile celebrity abuse cases last year, those of us who work with victims of violence were pleased to see the stirring up of dialogue around domestic abuse issues when these cases...

Interval House mural
Monday, July 13th, 2015
As a counsellor for the Children’s Program, Elizabeth Foster has noticed that mother-child relationships can be strained when families arrive at Interval House. Some children are confused about why they suddenly left home, while the older kids...

Baird MacGregor Insurance
Monday, June 29th, 2015
Summer is one of the busiest times of the year at Interval House. Many women with children do not want to disrupt their children’s school year, and have been making sacrifices, waiting for the school year to end before bravely leaving an...

YPI winner Chedi Mbaga
Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Every year, the Toskan Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) donates over $1 million to social service charities. And thanks to the hard work of some dedicated students this year, Interval House is the proud recipient of two $5,000...

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
For many, June is graduation month, and the same goes for Interval House! Every June, we plan a graduation ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of the women who completed our Building Economic Self-Sufficiency (BESS) Program over the past year...