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Please Nominate a Community Leader

In 2019, The Denise House celebrates 35 years of helping courageous women and children re-build their futures after fleeing experiences of violence and abuse.

In recognition of this milestone, The Denise House is honouring 35 individuals who have:

  • helped to advance the work of The Denise House
  • raised awareness and support for those who are victims of violence and abuse
  • have advocated for the prevention of violence and abuse in our communities
  • have been an inspirational role model to women (especially those facing barriers to success)

To nominate someone in your community who has been a champion, please visit:  https://tinyurl.com/courage-nominee35

If you would like a printed copy of the nomination form, please contact Melanie at The Denise House, 905-728-7311 or mguy@thedenisehouse.com

Honourees will be announced at our Celebration of Courage event on Thursday, March 7, 2019.


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The shelter offers a 24-hour crisis line and is staffed 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

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In every butterfly that flies...Denise's life...every woman's life...has a voice

“There can never be enough emphasis on supporting and encouraging women and children who are victims to abusive relationships”  ~ Sarah

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Proud to be part of the Love Shouldn't Hurt Campaign

We support the campaign and encourage you to check out the Violence Prevention Coordinating Council of Durham website to help spread the word.   There’s no excuse for women and children to suffer in silence!

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By making a monthly donation to The Denise House, you can become an elite member of our Circle of Courage Society and ensure every woman has access to safe shelter and services


Our 2017/2018 Annual Report!

See the impact of your support!

View 2017/2018 Annual Report


The Denise House provided 9,210 Safe Sleep Nights for women last year


32,000 Meals were served to women and children residing at The Denise House last year


In the previous year, 450 women and children received counselling and support services in the community


The Denise House has provided services to the Durham Region for over 34 years!

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455 Bond Street East, Oshawa, ON
Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Open October & November

To donate NEW items call 905-728-7311


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24 Hour Crisis Line 1-800-263-3725

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