There are temporary housing solutions in Durham Region. These include emergency shelters for those fleeing abuse.

Emergency shelters for women

These agencies help provide temporary shelter, counselling and other supports for women dealing with abuse:

Youth and young adult shelters

Joanne's House is an emergency shelter available for youth and young adults (aged 16 to 24). Call them at 1-844-239-9477.

Shelters outside of Durham Region

To find shelters outside Durham Region, visit

Durham Region Social Services

The Region of Durham Social Services department is available if you need help with financial support.

View available options for affordable housing if you need permanent low-income housing.

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