NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Denise House (The)

Women's Shelter


Description
COVID19 - Remains open * Outreach Workers provide counselling by phone * staff available to answer crisis help line, 1-800-263-3725, and can provide crisis counselling, support and safety planning



Safe house for women and their children escaping violence at home * beds available for 27 residents * one to one counselling is available * crisis line * support, information and referrals for women and children * outreach program for women and children in the community * follow-up support groups * transitional support workers for women in the community that may choose not to stay at the shelter * transportation to Denise House available when needed from rural areas in the region



Mom and Me: Together We Learn, Together We Grow Program

Group for moms and children ages 5 to 14 who have witnessed violence * Tues evenings in fall/winter/spring and Tues mornings in summer * childcare and transportation available



My Journey

Group for women moving on from violence in their lives



Our Tyme

Group for women 55 year of age and older - social and support
Eligibility
Women and their children fleeing violence from their intimate partner

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Intake process
Phone
905-728-7311
Toll Free
24-Hour Crisis Line 1-800-263-3725
Fax
905-728-1240
TTY
905-728-4394
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@thedenisehouse.com
Mailing Address
c/o King Stevenson Postal Outlet; PO Box 30560
Oshawa, ON, L1J 8L8
Canada
Languages
English, French, French - French speaking caseworkers on staff, Other - Have access to interpreters
Contact
Sandra McCormack, Executive Director
Email: smccormack@thedenisehouse.com
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible - on the main level
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
Information Durham
Last Updated On
October 7, 2020
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
COVID19 - Mon-Sun 24 hours * call for intake
Service Area(s)
Durham Region