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Imagine losing your culture, losing your love, losing yourself. Abuse hurts more than one person.

WCH has been providing support to women in distress since 1978. Through a variety of confidential programs and emergency facilities, we’ve assisted more than 24,000 women and children with privacy, shelter and counseling in a time of physical and emotional crisis. Abuse hurts individuals and destroys families. Our mission is to help women and their children recover their lives in a non-judgmental environment with a vision of ending women abuse and its impact on families and communities, collaborating with other community efforts to assist men with their own healing journey.

 
Are You Man Enough?

Are You Man Enough?

The 2014 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes London is on Sunday, September 21st. Register today and join with other courageous men raising funds and awareness for Women’s Community House and taking a stand….a walk….against the issue of violence against women. Go to www.walkamilelondon.ca for more information, to register and to download a pledge sheet. See you there!

Monthly Needed Items

Monthly Needed Items

On occasion, Women’s Community House has a need for specific items. Currently, we are in need of paper towels. We have an on-going need for toilet paper and bus tickets (adult and child). Also, on a monthly basis, we produce a Needed Items List that indicates items that we require that month or that are needed for our stock room in order to supply our residents with personal hygiene products, socks, etc. Your donation can be dropped off at 101…

Grand House Party 12 – Rik Emmett Plus….

Grand House Party 12 – Rik Emmett Plus….

Grand House Party 12 was a grand time of musical entertainment! The Great Canadian Riff-off saw Rik Emmett, Dave Dunlop, Jean Meilleur, Doug Varty, Paul Langille and the Grand House Party Band perform a two and a half hour show. Superb talent, a great audience, songs to sing along to and musicianship that had the ‘wow’ factor made for a fabulous evening. Thanks to all who supported Women’s Community House by attending the event and,…

The Bag Lady 1st Annual Fundraiser

The Bag Lady 1st Annual Fundraiser

What a success!! The first annual Jennifer Bannon Memorial Fundraiser was held on Saturday, July 19th in support of Women’s Community House and the Canadian Mental Health Association, in grateful recognition of the many services provided to those in need. The event was hosted by The Bag Lady variety deli at Pall Mall and Maitland in London ON with family members helping to serve customers and receive donations. Even though it was a cloud-covered, rainy…

Model of Care

Model of Care

Women’s Community House’s Model of Care is a picture of how we see the work we do, based on four pillars which are: Feminism – how it works, Intersectionality – what it means in our work, Hope – what the future will bring, and Safety – from abuser in our building and systems. For further information on our Model of Care, click on this link: Model of Care

Fun & Fabulous Shopping Experience

Fun & Fabulous Shopping Experience

Thanks for supporting Women’s Community House by shopping at the 2014 Royal LePage garage sale. We greatly appreciate all the work that goes into such an event and are deeply grateful for the support of our local Royal LePage real estate people through the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. Special thanks to Kelley McIntyre who does a ton of work around this event.