Harmony House

Women's Shelter

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Harmony House
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been helping women and
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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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a woman to leave an abusive
situation for good
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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
0
Numbers of families we help feed with our bi-weekly foodbank
$ 0 billion
Total economic impact of Domestic Violence in 2009
0
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
0 times
How much more likely a woman will end up in an abusive relationship if she experienced abuse as a child

Harmony House History

1999

November 25th is declared National Elimination of Violence Against Women by the UN

1999

1st Solicitation Letter sent out to community – raised $5400

1998

1st Donor Database was set up to track and receipt donations

1997

The Federal Family Violence Initiative reduces its funding from $136 million in 1991 to $30.7 million.

1995

Harris government stopped all funding to 2nd stage shelters.

1993

Statistics Canada conducted the first dedicated survey on violence against women. This survey was important because of the breadth and depth of the questions asked and because it established a baseline for understanding and monitoring physical and sexual violence against women in Canadian society.

1989

Harmony House acquired another 6 units from the city which would also allow for an onsite office space

1987

1987

HH 1st Logo

1987

Harmony House leased 10 apartment units from the city and moved 10 women and children into the new units!

1987

230 Womens Shelters in Canada

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