YWCA Peterborough Haliburton exists to help women and children in our communities live safely, eat well and know satisfaction and joy in their daily lives. We offer shelter, educational programming, counselling, and advocacy, in collaboration with the community and women themselves. The YWCA knows that its fiscal management, community reputation and most importantly, valued staff are the basis for these trusting relationships.
Community-based advocacy services
Bethlehem Housing and Support Services attempts to provide a safe, supportive environment where clients will feel comfortable accessing programs and resources that support growth, development, and situational change.
Shelter for Abused Women and Children, 2nd Stage Housing, AHT Youth Facility
Sudbury Cedar Place: To provide HOPE for women and families requiring crisis housing and supports enabling them to find safe and affordable housing.
Nellie’s operates a 38-bed emergency shelter for women and children who are homeless and women and children leaving violence, and also a community support and outreach program for low income and socially isolated women and children in the community. Nellie’s is a community-based feminist women’s organization committed to social justice and anti-oppression. We have been serving the community since 1973. Year after year, we help women rebuild their lives by providing access to counseling, information and appropriate referrals, and by providing advocacy and support in areas such as legal and income assistance, training, education and housing.
Interval House of Hamilton consists of the Victoria & Friends emergency 22-bed shelter and community-based programs for women and their children who are experiencing gender-based violence, abuse, and/or human trafficking. Our mission is violence free lives for all women, children, and communities.
Sakeenah is a network of transitional shelters across Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Saskatchewan serving women and children facing domestic violence, homelessness or poverty. Sakeenah also provides casework for everyone, as well as mental health services and support clients with achieving their goals. We provide free education and awareness workshops related to finance and budgeting, mental health and self care, legal and employment. Our work is holistic to achieve the highest level of independance for our clients.
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.
The Humane Canada – ACT Project aims to address systemic barriers to help-seeking, safety planning and support services for women with animals (companion, farm, and service) experiencing Gender-Based Violence.
OCASI was formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant serving agencies and to coordinate responses to shared needs and concerns.
OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 200 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario.