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Tuesday, May 5th, 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...

Starwood Mother's Day
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
An Interval House-commissioned survey released last week found that 1 in 6 of Canadians have a mother who has experienced domestic abuse. That means thousands and thousands of mothers across the country are victims of domestic violence, and that...

Friday, May 8th, 2015
Looking for a way to have fun, score some great buys, and help eradicate domestic violence? Come out this Saturday, May 9, to the Royal LePage National Garage Sale for Shelter! Royal LePage realty offices across Canada will be participating, with...

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
At Interval House, we understand the importance of home. And we’re very proud of our long-term relationship with Umbra, whose products help to create an inspiring and beautiful living space for the women who are moving to new homes after...

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
When it’s time for Interval House residents to leave our shelter and start their new lives, finding a good quality and affordable home is critical. Through our amazing partnership with CAPREIT, Toronto’s largest private landlord, women...

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Leaving an abusive relationship is incredibly difficult. It requires the knowledge that support is within reach and no one is completely alone. A challenging, scary time in a woman’s life, there’s usually no room for taking a breath and...

Pen paper
Monday, April 27th, 2015
Not being familiar with the local language can be a huge barrier to success. So over the last year, a committee of amazing volunteers have helped to give the women at our shelter the best chance for a successful new life by developing and teaching...

National Volunteer Week 2015
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
This week, April 12-18, we mark the 74th year of National Volunteer Week, a week of recognition that was first created to honour women’s contributions. In 1943, Canada declared the first National Volunteer Week to highlight the important...

Monday, April 6th, 2015
Springtime is here at last! At Interval House, the warmer weather means fun family trips to the local park, preparations for spring planting in our gardens, and setting goals for new beginnings. Last week, it also meant exciting spring festivities...

Monday, March 16th, 2015
We’re warming up the winter with some good news from our Gratitude Report! The report is an update for you, our friends and supporters, who make a huge difference in the lives of women and children at our shelter.