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The Denise House/Sedna Women’s Shelter & Support Services Inc. Charitable Donation #10796 5691 RR0001

Our Statement Regarding COVID-19

The Denise House remains committed to supporting women and children impacted by violence. Their safety and security, as well as staff, is our main priority. We are monitoring Public Health information and are taking all appropriate precautions to ensure we are able to maintain a safe level of services.

During these difficult times, our essential services are open to support women with or without children who are experiencing violence and abuse. We manage our bed counts and capacity issues daily and the availability of beds can change frequently. We do not want the fear that a bed might not be available to stop you from reaching out to us for support. Our trained and experienced counselors are there to take your calls 24/7, helping you identify your options and resources.

You are not alone!
If you need us, please call our 24 hour crisis line at 1-800-263-3725



Twenty-four Hour Crisis Prevention

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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Join our Circle of Courage Society

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 2018/2019 Annual Report!

See the impact of your support!

View 2018/2019 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!

Donation Centre

Our donation centre is now CLOSED and we are no longer able to accept gently used items.

To donate NEW items call 905-728-7311


Emergency? Call 911

24 Hour Crisis Line 1-800-263-3725

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For information please email us at info@thedenisehouse.com

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