Newsroom & Media

Press Releases

March 1, 2016 in Press Releases

New study by Interval House shows 37% of Ontarians blame victims for not leaving abuse

Toronto, ON – March 1, 2016 – The high-profile celebrity abuse cases in 2015 have resulted in a swell of public conversation about the issue of violence against women. While the…
Read More
May 6, 2015 in Press Releases

1 in 6 Canadians reveal their Mother was a Victim of Domestic Abuse

A new study by Interval House shines a spotlight on violence against mothers. Toronto, ON – May 6, 2015 – This Mother’s Day we will celebrate the sacrifices made by the…
Read More
March 4, 2015 in Press Releases

Are Ontarians Apathetic to Domestic Violence?

NEW STUDY BY INTERVAL HOUSE SHOWS 24% BLAME THE VICTIM AND ONLY 58% WOULD INTERVENE IF ABUSE DISCLOSED. Toronto, ON – March 4, 2015 – The highly publicized celebrity abuse cases…
Read More

In The News


CityNews Video: New provision allows domestic abuse victims to break rental leases

TheStar: Ontario housing benefit to aid women fleeing domestic violence

First private sector-sponsored housing program for abused women set to expand Domestic Violence Poll Uncovers Concerning Insights About Way Many Ontarians Think

CityNews: Study by Interval House reveals massive victim blaming

680 News: Nearly half of Ontario men believe victims of abuse are to blame

Metro News: Poll measures attitudes on abuse


Global News: Reaction to sexual misconduct in the military comments by Gen. Tom Lawson

Global News: Toronto man, 51, charged with murder in death of ex-girlfriend

Huffington Post: Violence Against Mothers is Not a Single Victim Crime

CityNews: New poll reveals disturbing domestic abuse numbers

CTV News: Protecting Moms against Domestic Abuse

Global News: Domestic Violence against Mothers

Strategy News: Yes we Cannes: Campaigns for a cause

Global News: Domestic abuse survivor urges others to intervene

The Star: Wynne’s welcome plan to challenge violence against women

AM630 CHED The Ryan Jespersen Show: Domestic Violence

Humber News: Taking a stand against domestic violence

Toronto Sun: Quarter of Ontarians blame victims of domestic violence: Poll

The Sarnia Observer: Quarter of Ontarians blame victims of domestic violence: Poll

Global News: Nearly a quarter of Ontarians still blame victims of domestic abuse

Huffington Post: Why I’m Disturbed by the Results of This Domestic Violence Poll in Ontario

CTV News: One in three men blame victims of domestic abuse, poll finds

CBC Metro Morning: Domestic Violence

Global News: Perception of Domestic Violence


Sun News: The ugly side of technology (OFFLINE)

The Star: Toronto woman’s troubles turned around by unique housing program

Global News: Domestic abuse victim details difficulties of navigating legal system

Globe & Mail: Will the dialogue about abuse translate into financial support?

Upworthy: Watch this Video to the Very End. I am Glad I did.

CNN: Interval House interviewed for feature story: “Meredith Vieira explains #whyIstayed

Huffington Post: The Critical Steps a Woman Must Take Before Leaving and Abusive Relationship

CityTV: Women’s shelter creates alternate ending for infamous Ray Rice elevator video

Fast Company: This elevator video for a women’s shelter has a better ending than that other elevator video

Metro: Women’s shelter creates alternate version of Ray Rice Elevator video

680 News: Women’s shelter creates alternate ending for infamous Ray Rice elevator video

Strategy Magazine: Changing the conversation on Domestic Violence

CKNW Jon McComb show: He for She Campaign

CBC News: September 19th commentary on Ray Rice controversy

Huffington Post: Why you shouldn’t watch the Ray Rice video


The Globe and Mail: Shelter ad warns about high-tech abuse

Global News: Canadian women’s shelter launches ‘high tech abuse’ awareness campaign

Fast Company: Your friendly iPhone is a tool for domestic abuse in new PSA


The Star: Ontario’s rent supplement program to change

The Star: Rent supplements urged to help women escaping domestic violence


The Elevator Video that should have gone viral

Technology has changed but violence against women hasn’t

Media Inquiries

For media inquires please contact or 416-924-1411 x231