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NEED HELP NOW? CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES AT 905-332-7892 | 905-878-8555 | OR CHAT ONLINE

Your Impact

By registering to walk in Hope in Every Step and raising funds for Halton Women’s Place, you’ll directly support critical and life-saving programs that assist women and children fleeing abuse in Halton, including:

Our Crisis Information and Support Line & Chat
Available 24/7 to provide support, counselling, safety planning and information by phone or online chat

Our Two Safe Shelters
Where women can find safe short-term shelter with staff available 24 hours a day, counselling, safety planning and children’s services

Our Community Support Programs
Providing supportive counselling, safety planning, community referrals, information and education, housing assistance and group counselling to women in the community

Our Court Support Program
Providing support through the family court system, including court accompaniment and information about legal processes

Learn to Love – Our Public Education Program
Trained staff who deliver lessons in schools on topics related to dating, intimate partner violence, healthy relationships, and healthy masculinity to end the cycle of violence in our community

Because of Supporters Like You, Last Year:

The Cause

44% of women

have experienced some form of intimate partner violence (IPV) in their lifetimes.

62 women in 52 weeks

were taken by femicide, in Ontario in 2022 – 2023.

Every 48 hours

one woman or girl is killed in Canada.

3,491 women & their 2,724 children

sleep in shelters on any given night in Canada. About 300 are turned away.

Approximately 6 in 10

Indigenous women have experienced some form of intimate partner violence in their lifetimes.

1 in 3 high school students

experience physical or sexual violence, or both, by someone they are dating.

3 in 5 transgender women

report experiencing Intimate Partner Violence since the age of 16.

850 women and girls

were killed by abuse in Canada since 2018. 76% of victims were killed in their own homes

1 in 10 adults aged 65+

experience some form of elder abuse each year in Canada.

Women aged 15-24 are 7x

more likely to be physically or sexually assaulted by an intimate partner.

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE: 905-332-7892

MILTON & HALTON HILLS: 905-878-8555

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