Resources | Red Door Family Shelter


Learning about the issues is an important step towards making a difference. 

Below are links to a number of resources that discuss key facts and issues surrounding family homelessness and domestic violence in Canada.

Poverty and Homeslessness

Putting an End to Child and Family Homelessness in Canada 2016
Raising the Roof

Snapshot on Women’s Homelessness in Canada 2011
YWCA Canada

Poverty at your Doorstep: Toronto 2013
World Vision Canada

Homelessness in Toronto: Publication Review
Community Social Planning Council of Toronto

Snapshot of Family Homelessness 2009
City of Toronto

Snapshot of Hunger in Ontario 2011
Ontario Association of Food Banks

Who's Hungry 2011: Profile of Hunger in the GTA
Daily Bread Foodbank

The Working Poor in the Toronto Region
Metcalf Foundation

A Snapshot of Racialized Poverty in Canada 2012
National Council of Welfare

The Homeless Hub

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness

Domestic Violence

Canadian Women’s Foundation

Ontario Women’s Justice Network

Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)

Shelters for Abused Women in Canada - 2010
Juristat - Statistics Canada

Family Violence in Canada – A Statistical Profile - 2010
Statistics Canada

Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women and Children

Services and Resources

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

Kids Help Phone

City of Toronto 2012 Guide to Services for People who are Homeless


Springtide Resources

Family Law Education for Women