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Friday, March 3rd, 2017
By: Kali Madej  Leaving an abusive relationship can be a complicated process. It has additional layers to it when there are children involved. When a woman flees her home for safety in a shelter or to stay with loved ones, it’s imperative...

Winter 2017 Newsletter
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
"My healing began in the Interval House kitchen. Whenever I needed support, I knew I could head to the kitchen and find someone to talk to...The kitchen is truly the heart of our home. More than helping to feed our bodies, it helps to nourish...

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017
The Interval House Kitchen is truly the heart of our home. It's a place where moms and kids come together to share a meal, as well as laughter and tears. Used at least three times a day to cook meals for up to thirty people over the last 10...

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017
By Neil Sinclair, Trustee, Estate of Virginia Rock  A friend of mine for many years, Virginia Rock spent her life in passionate support of those disadvantaged and displaced members of our society.

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Small acts of kindness can make a big difference for the women and children of Interval House. That’s why we’re so grateful to the volunteer groups, like Avnet, that make the time to come in and cook dinner for our clients. The women...

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017
By Shadi, Interval House Client  At Interval House, everyone eats together, but we each take turns cooking the evening meal. When it was my turn to prepare dinner for the first time, I was so nervous. What if no one liked the food I prepared? I...

The world united, hand-in-hand
Friday, December 9th, 2016
For 16 days, we have invited you to think about and share what you can do to help end violence against women and girls. We’ve talked about learning how to intervene when someone is experiencing abuse, we’ve discussed teaching children...

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
By: Kali Madej It can be an overwhelming time when a woman begins her journey of healing at Interval House. One of the big things she may need to manage is navigating the family law system. Depending on the circumstances of a separating couple, such...

1 in 2 Women Experience Violence From 16 Onwards
Friday, November 25th, 2016
Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and the beginning of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

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...