Since 2007, FRPO and our members have supported the work of Interval House. Canada's first shelter for abused women and their children, in a variety of meaningful ways such as, donating funds raised at our annual Golf Charity Classic. To date, we have invested nearly $800k in their innovative and lifesaving programs and services! We continue to be by their side as rates of domestic violence increase in Canada as a result of the pandemic.
Other examples of partnership and engagement between FRPO, our members and Interval House include:
- The Her Home Housing Project, a ground-breaking transitional housing and resettlement program. Interval House works with FRPO members to provide rent geared to income apartments for select residents re-entering the community. Clients are given a safe home in a safe neighbourhood at below-market rate for one year, supported with councelling and home visits as they transition to economic self-sufficiency.
- The completion of a 1.6M renovation, giving programs more space;
- The piloting of Opening Doors subsidy program to allow program graduates to rent in the private market
- Increasing awareness of the issue of violence against women amongst the residential real estate industry.
FRPO would like to thank donors, sponsors, participants and many volunteers who help to make this all possible. We are so proud to support the lifechanging work at Interval House.
About Interval House
A transformative long-term solution helping women and children move from violence to resilience. More than a short-term shelter to escape intimate partner violence. Interval House, Canada's first shelter for abused women and their children, is a centre offering holistic support and education to help women and children leave abuse behind and start new lives, free of violence.
Providing women and children with full access to resources like one-on-one counselling, housing support, legal, financial and education referrals, Interval House clients get the support they need to heal, stay safe and live self-sufficiently in their community.