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Hamilton Interval House

Your Home for Women in Need

Our Research video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3KIcneRI6M



Our Shelter

On average we serve:
In Shelter Program: 22 Bed Shelter
Crisis Calls: 1500 per year
In person Crisis Counselling: 550 per year
Women who stay at shelter: 150 per year
Children who stay at shelter: 110 per year
Length of Stay: 27 days per woman
Occupancy Rate: 103% per day per year
Return to partner: 10%

Our Outreach and legal Advocacy Services

1. Hamilton Children’s Aid and our Community Advocate Program: 140 women used this services and 276 children

2. Community Transitional Worker( 1 worker): served 103 women living in the community

3. Jared’s Place Legal Advocacy Program:
Responded to 1800 calls for information and support

Women Accessing Legal Advocate Services: 400 per year
Legal Peer Support Program: 20 volunteers offered support and court accompainment to women

4. Women Centre of Hamilton:
Approximately 400 new clients per year
Abuse Counselling: 127 women per year
Information and Referrals: 2,363
Groups: 24 per year
Peer Support Program: 73 women per year

5. Flamborough Women’s Resource Centre
Counselling: 65 per year
Groups: 5 per year
Information and Referrals: 350 per year

Research and Woman Abuse Statistics

Ontario Death Review Committee Reports:

Domestic Violence Action Plan(2005):

Transforming our Communities(2009)

Ontario Shelter Research Study (2007-2012)

If, when and How to Ask the Question About Woman Abuse in Health Care Settings (2007)

Information on Signs, how to help, how to talk to abusers (2012) :

Violence Against Women: Major Health Concern(2012):

Statistics Canada: Crime Statistics


Statistics Canada: Family Violence in Canada:


War on Women, Author Brian Vallee

Revolution, Author Michelle Landsberg

Why Does He Do That, Author Lundy Bancroft

Should I Stay or Should I go, Author Lundy Bancroft

Parenting By Men Who Batter, Author Jeffrey L. Edleson; Oliver J. Williams

  • Jared's Place
  • Hamilton Centre
  • Flamborough Centre
  • Interval House Hamilton Donate
  • Hollywood Glam Gala 2018

Interval House will provide a safe place, support for abused women with or without children,
community outreach services and practice-based research in our shared quest for freedom from violence.

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Charity Number: 107513137-RR0001