Interim Place has been providing shelter and support services for women and children in Peel Region who are fleeing violence for over 34 years. Since 1981, Interim Place has assisted over 41,000 women and children find safety, heal and build new lives free of abuse.Our Mission
To provide shelter, support, counseling and advocacy to help abused women and their children break the cycle of violence. Interim Place provides services in a manner that honours the diversity of women and children. We are committed to a philosophy of feminism, anti-racism and anti-oppression. Our Vision
To create social change where women have economic, social and political justice; and all forms of violence are eliminated in the lives of all women and their communities.
Why you should support this work
Violence Against Women affects us all.
Prevalence of Violence Against Women in Canada (Statistics):
In 2014, four out of five victims of police-reported intimate partner violence were women (Stats Canada, 2016)
“On a given day in 2016 in Canada, “234 transition houses and shelters were housing 1760 women and 1915 children and helped 2663 women and 1633 children through programming, groups and services“ (Shelter Voices, 2016)
Approximately every six days, a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner (Stats Canada 2014)
Why Your Contribution Matters?
Your contribution provides safety, security and support to the women and children we serve. It also sends them a message that their community supports the healthy decisions they are making for themselves and their families to live a life free of violence. Every donation makes a difference for someone who has been impacted by violence.