Interval House of Hamilton

VAW Emergency Shelter, Women’s Centre, Community-based advocacy services, Healthy-masculinity focused programming (i.e. Caring Dads)

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.

Organization Information

Address: 630 Sanatorium Road, Hamilton, Ontario

Phone Number: 905-387-9959

Crisis Line: 905-387-8881


Hours of operation: 24/7


Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy
VAW Crisis Line Support
Support/service for children/youth who have experienced violence/abuse
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Education/Prevention Services for Children and Youth
Education/Prevention Services for Adults
Legal Services/Advocacy
Community-based advocacy services
Healthy-masculinity focused programming
Survivor engagement groups
Survivor Specific employment, training and education supports
Mobile/Home Based Services

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


Languages Available: English, French

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services) Phone , Email

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person Web-based chat Phone

Accessibility: Partially

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: No

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
People with Precarious Status
Sex workers
Substance Users
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Inclusivity Policies: Trauma-Informed Service Framework, Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Training, Informed-Consent Framework, Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Training), Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Training), Feminist Intersectional Framework

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

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Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

Aboriginal Shelters of OntarioOntario Coalition of Rape Crisis CentresOntario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centresaction ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes LogoFamily Service OntarioOntario Network of Victim Service Providers