Putting an end to intimate partner violence.

At Interval House, we help women rebuild their lives after abuse.

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Do you need help? Call our 24 hour crisis line.
In an emergency call 911.

Interval House offers essential services to intimate partner violence survivors and their children. Our crisis line remains open 24-7 and we are still accepting abuse survivors on the road to independence into our Building Economic Self-Sufficiency program. Now, more than ever, we must stand by survivors and ensure there is a safe place to go if they are experiencing abuse. If you need support, please call our crisis line 1-888-293-5516 or email info@intervalhouse.ca. Call 911 if you are in immediate danger. If you can help us support survivors, please donate today.

By her side for 50 years

Interval House became a leader in the women’s movement when we opened as Canada’s first shelter for abused women in 1973. Discover our critical role in empowering women and bringing the issue of intimate partner violence to the forefront. Explore our 50th anniversary time capsule featuring archival news clips, photos, stories and interviews with Canadian icons such as Anna Maria TremontiMichele Landsberg, Linda Sims and Elizabeth Renzetti.

Explore our 50th Anniversary Time Capsule
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Welcome Home

Interval House is the first centre for abused women and children in Canada. We are leaders in the campaign for women’s empowerment, providing innovative, specialized services that help women survivors of intimate partner violence and their children transform their lives and break the cycle of abuse.

Give the Gift of Hope!

Hope is essential for all of us – and as Canada’s very first shelter for abused women and children, we know hope is especially vital for women escaping intimate partner violence.

Women fleeing abuse need to have hope that things can and will get better, and a helping hand to navigate times of crisis. Will you help a survivor of intimate partner violence and her children by giving a Gift of Hope today?

Click here to give a Gift of Hope!

Inside Interval House

Take a look inside Interval House with a virtual tour.

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Watch Interval House’s 50th Anniversary Short Film (12 Mins)

As a leader in the women’s movement since 1973, we have played a critical role in empowering women and bringing the issue of intimate partner violence to the forefront.

This short film takes a look back at our history, as well as the history of the Women’s Movement in Canada.

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67% of Canadians know at least one woman who has been physically or sexually assaulted. Let’s change that.

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Join the movement of Canadians saying no to violence by supporting our programs for survivors with a donation.

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Make A Plan

Learn about how to cover your tracks, recognize the signs of abuse, our programs and services and links to webpages with helpful information.

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Take Action

Join Interval House in advocating against violence by understanding the facts, sharing your voice, or volunteering.


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