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Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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 in late 2014 resulted in an unprecedented public interest...

National Volunteer Week 2015
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
This week, April 12-18, we mark the 74th year of National Volunteer Week, a week of recognition that was first created to honour women’s contributions. In 1943, Canada declared the first National Volunteer Week to highlight the important...

Monday, April 6th, 2015
Springtime is here at last! At Interval House, the warmer weather means fun family trips to the local park, preparations for spring planting in our gardens, and setting goals for new beginnings. Last week, it also meant exciting spring festivities...

Monday, March 16th, 2015
We’re warming up the winter with some good news from our Gratitude Report! The report is an update for you, our friends and supporters, who make a huge difference in the lives of women and children at our shelter.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
You may scoff, but there's no denying that selfies have taken over social media. As ubiquitous as cute cats and breathtaking sunsets, selfies have morphed into a form of self-documentation, a way of showing the world (or your 200 followers) who you...