Herizon House

VAW Emergency Shelter

Herizon House offers free confidential services 24 hours a day and provides a place of safety, support and empowerment for abused women and their children. We are committed to ending the cycle of abuse and violence in the community.

Organization Information

Address: Ajax, Ontario

Crisis Line: 1-866-437-4066

Email: program@herizonhouse.com

Web: http://www.herizonhouse.com

Hours of operation: 24/7, Varies by program (contact organization to inquire)


Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
VAW Crisis Line Support
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Legal Services/Advocacy

Organization Located In: Urban (population 100,000 and over)


Languages Available: English

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: Phone

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Text, Phone

Accessibility: Yes, fully

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: No

Specialized/targeted Programming:
None of the above

Inclusivity Policies: Sex-Work Positive – Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Framework, Sex-Work Positive Framework, Harm Reduction Framework, Feminist Intersectional Framework

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter), Public Transportation for programming/appointments

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