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Thursday, June 16th, 2016
It’s okay to be angry, but it’s the way we deal with our anger that matters. That’s the message at the heart of a new activity introduced in the children’s program designed to teach kids to develop good coping strategies. The...

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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
When a woman leaves an abusive situation and comes to our shelter, she’ll have many questions and unknowns about Interval House, the process, and the timelines for rebuilding her life. One of the questions we’re asked most often is how...

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Thursday, June 9th, 2016
In February of this year, Interval House posed this question to Ontarians through an Angus Reid Omnibus Survey: “What are the most important factors that contribute to abusive behaviour?” We let them answer in their own words and used...

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Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
The life experiences of women who live at Interval House are as diverse as their cultural backgrounds.  In 2015 alone, our residents spoke 29 different languages. Not having English as a first language can be an extra challenge that survivors...

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
In February of this year, Interval House posed this question to Ontarians through an Angus Reid Omnibus Survey: “What are the most important factors that contribute to abusive behaviour?” We let them answer in their own words and used...

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Thursday, May 26th, 2016
In February of this year, Interval House posed this question to Ontarians through an Angus Reid Omnibus Survey: “What are the most important factors that contribute to abusive behaviour?” We let them answer in their own words and used...

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Friday, May 20th, 2016
Individual Counselling & Case Management Recently, we introduced you to Shirin, one of our long-time Women’s Counsellor Advocates. Each month, we’ll be shadowing Shirin to give you an idea of what a day’s work is like as a...

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Thursday, May 12th, 2016
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is the value of a piece of art? Art in all of it’s varying forms has long been used by humans across all cultures to convey emotion, represent perceptions, cultivate self-growth, and tell stories....

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Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Domestic violence is a criminal offence. This means that abusers should be charged and prosecuted for violence against their partners. But for a survivor of domestic violence, going through the criminal court system may be one of the most stressful...

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Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
Intake Recently, we introduced you to Shirin, one of our long-time Women’s Counsellor Advocates. Each month, we’ll be shadowing Shirin to give you an idea of what a day’s work is like as a counsellor at Interval House.