I Need a Safe Place To Go

There are a number of agencies in the Durham Region that are able to provide a safe and secure environment. Please find below a list of shelters and their 24 hour crisis line information:

Safe Places to go In the Durham Region


Violence against Women Shelters: (for women and children fleeing abuse)

Bethesda House (Bowmanville) 1-800-338-3397


Denise House (Oshawa) 1-800-263-3725


Herizon House (Ajax) 1-866-437-4066


Y’s Wish (Oshawa) 1-888-576-2997


Homeless Shelters:

Muslim House (Whitby) (for women and children) 1-866-666-1115


JoAnne’s House (Ajax) (youth co-ed) 905-239-9477


 Cornerstone (Oshawa) (for men) 1-844-433-0254