Denise House (The)

Service: Women's Shelter

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-728-7311
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3725
TTY Phone 905-728-4394
Fax 905-728-1240
E-Mail info@thedenisehouse.com
Website www.thedenisehouse.com
Site Location Confidential
Located In Community Oshawa
Contact Information
Primary Contact Sandra McCormack, Executive Director; Email: smccormack@thedenisehouse.com
Mailing Address c/o King Stevenson Postal Outlet 
PO Box 30560 
Oshawa, ON L1J 8L8
Description & Services
Description (Service) Safe house for women and their children escaping violence at home * beds available for 27 residents * one to one counselling is available * 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
Sup. Description Drop off centre for donations of clothes and items for children is at 455 Bond St E (Bond St E and Central Park) * go to rear behind converted church * open Wed 10 am-7 pm * closed months of December and July
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women and their children fleeing violence from their intimate partner
Application Intake process
Languages English ; French - French speaking caseworkers on staff ; Have access to interpreters
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible - on the main level
Subjects
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Children of Abused Women/Men ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Outreach Programs ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Women

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