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.
Two Spirited, Gender Diverse, Gender Non-Conforming and Trans Individuals
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.
Nelson House of Ottawa Carleton
Nelson House of Ottawa Carleton exists to provide shelter to women fleeing violence. We are a 15 bed, shelter with a 24 hour crisis line, onsite support/advocacy and counselling, children’s programming and transitional support.
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.
METRAC: Action on Violence
METRAC works to end gender-based violence across communities through education, research and policies.
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.
Elliot Lake Women’s Group
Elliot Lake Women’s Group Vision:
We live in a society where violence and abuse are no longer accepted or tolerated.
Elliot Lake Women’s Group Mission:
Maplegate is committed to providing services in the community that promote safety and inclusion for all.
Trillium Health Partners Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Services (Chantel’s Place)
Chantel’s Place provides 24/7 trauma informed medical, forensic and/or therapeutic care to those who have experienced recent sexual assault, domestic violence and/or human trafficking.
Embrave: Agency to End Violence (formerly Interim Place)
Embrave: Agency to End Violence is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, counselling, and advocacy supports for women, Two-Spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary folks and their children impacted by gender-based violence. We amplify the voices of survivors, educate the community, and inspire systemic change to create a society free of violence.
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa offers a wide range of counselling, educational workshops and support programs for everyone in our community. Our Anti-Violence program provides individual and group counselling and practical assistance for women who are experiencing or have experienced partner abuse or gender-based violence, we also provide group and individual counselling for children who have witnessed domestic violence. We serve cis- and trans-women, trans-guys and non-binary folks who have experienced or are experiencing gender-based violence, specializing in intimate partner abuse.