It’s hard to believe, but Interval House turned 45 this year. That means that for almost half a century,we’ve been a place of refuge for women fleeing intimate partner violence and their children.
Celebrating 45 years of empowering women
- 1973 Interval House is founded by 12 feminists to help women and children cope and heal after abuse
- 1980 The first man is hired as a counsellor for the Children’s Program to help model positive, respectful interactions between different genders
- 1998 Our Building Economic Self-Sufficiency Program (BESS) is founded, allowing us to reach even more survivors with crucial services
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