YWCA Hamilton strengthens women’s and girls’ voices, broadens their choices, builds dynamic leadership and provides essential and meaningful services that promote safe, inclusive, and equitable communities. YWCA Hamilton’s Housing and Gender-Based Violence Services Department offers a range of trauma-informed housing and gender-based violence support options for those experiencing homelessness and/or violence.
Sex-Work Positive Framework
Safety Network Durham
Safety Network Durham provides a centralized place in that multiple different agencies come together in one location to support the multiple needs of women affected by gender-based violence (i.e counselling, housing, legal support, financial support, etc).
Armagh provides women and their children with the best possible opportunity to overcome the devastating effects of abuse.
Lanark County Interval House and Community Support
Lanark County Interval House and Community Support offers emergency and on-going programs to women and children living in or escaping from domestic violence.
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic offers legal, counselling and interpretation services to marginalized and racialized populations of women who have survived violence.
Women & Children’s Shelter Barrie
Women & Children’s Shelter Barrie provides a safe refuge for abused women and their children in our commitment to end violence against women. Our services aim to reduce barriers for women experiencing abuse and human trafficking to support their healing and journey to success.
Luke’s Place Support & Resource Centre for Women & Children
Luke’s Place works with women who have been subjected to abuse to support them and their children through the family law process. We provide women, their children, and their communities with specialized services, resources, and information about family law and woman abuse.
Lennox and Addington Interval House
Lennox and Addington Interval House offer emergency shelter, crisis line services, transitional housing, outreach, and transitional support to women and children impacted by gender based violence. Our vision is a world where all women and children live in homes free of violence and fear.
Lakeridge Health Corporation Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Care Center
Lakeridge Health Corporation Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Care Center provides support and care to victims of Intimate Partner Violence and/or Sexual Assault. We offer medical services, forensic evidence collection and injury documentation. Along with our community partners we offered counseling, risk management, and safety planning. Our services are confidential.
Inasmuch House, Mission Services of Hamilton
Inasmuch House operates out of an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, intersectional feminist framework that is trauma-informed and client-centred.