Harmony House

Women's Shelter

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Harmony House
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feed with our bi-weekly foodbank
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Domestic Violence in 2009
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apartments Harmony House
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will end up in an abusive relationship
if she experienced abuse as a child

Impact

0 days
How often a woman is killed by her partner (in Canada)
0
The number of women and
children who have lived at
Harmony House
0 years
How long Harmony House has been helping women and children flee violence
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Numbers of families we help feed with our bi-weekly foodbank
$ 0 billion
Total economic impact of Domestic Violence in 2009
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Number of individual apartments Harmony House
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Average number of times it takes a woman to leave an abusive situation for good
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How much more likely a woman will end up in an abusive relationship if she experienced abuse as a child

Harmony House History

2022

Covid-19 mandates and restrictions are lifted in March 2022.

2022

  • HH celebrates 35 years in operation
  • HH resumes all in-person programming and renovates the entire shelter (funded through our Giving Tuesday campaign with Royal LePage Realty)

2021

  • HH has full staff with 8 Full-Time employees, 2 Part-Time and a consultant.
  • HH hires 1st Full-Time Fundraiser

2020

  • Global Pandemic hits – Coronavirus (Covid-19)
  • Domestic Violence reaches an all time high – so does Government Funding and grants
  • Ontario’s Assaulted Women’s Hotline reports over 93,000 calls – more than double from the previous year.

2020

  • HH unionizes with Uniform
  • HH leases new Outreach Office
  • HH hires 1st Full-Time Safety and Environment Coordinator
  • HH hires 1st Full-time Peer Support Worker

2018

2018

HH 3rd logo

2004

52,127 women and 36,840 admitted to shelters for abused women in Canada

2002

Estimated 1 in 5 women will be abused in their lifetimes

2000

Philadelphia Model adopted in Canada – women’s advocate groups help to review sex crimes against women with local police

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