Who can go?
Women with or without children who need a safe place from violence and abuse
Women who need safety from many different kinds of abuse including physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse
Women from all classes, ages, sexual orientation, social and cultural backgrounds
How do I get there?
Call the Violence & Abuse 24-Hour Help Line any time, day or night.
REFER YOURSELF: Transition House staff will always want to speak to you directly so you can let them know what you need. Someone who wants to help (a friend, family, social worker, police officer, etc.) may suggest you call us, but it always up to you.
What should I bring?
take your children with you when you leave
important papers and cards
Social Insurance number
Any other important documents
any medications for you or your children
keys to your house, car, work, etc.
It’s a safe place where:
single women or women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse can stay for awhile
there is practical and emotional support
you can get information about other resources
necessities like food, personal care items and emergency clothing are supplied
you can take time to get information and make decisions