Emergency Shelter from Violence

YWCA Toronto provides immediate safety and shelter for women, gender diverse people and their children fleeing abuse. We provide on-site trauma and mental health support, addictions counselling, parent support, and employment counselling. We also provide basic necessities upon arrival (ex. toiletries, diapers, clothing).

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YWCA Arise Shelter

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YWCA Women's Shelter

Related Programs

Homeless Shelter 

Find out about our homeless shelter for women 16 yrs+.

Permanent Housing 

Explore our safe and affordable women-specific permanent housing. 


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