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

Meeting Crisis with Opportunity: Reimagining Toronto's Shelteter System
Toronto Shelter Network and Dixon Hall joint research report, June 2021

Toronto Street Needs Assessment 2021
Toronto Shelter Network

Fact Sheet on Women and Poverty in Canada
Canadian Women's Foundation

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

The State of Homelessness in Canada 2016
The Homeless Hub

Who's Hungry 2021: From Crisis to Resilience: A City's Call to Action
Daily Bread Foodbank

The Working Poor in the Toronto Region
Metcalf Foundation

The Homeless Hub

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness

Domestic Violence

OAITH Femicide List 2021
Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses

More Than a Bed: A National Profile of VAW Shelters and Transition Houses
Women's Shelter's Canada

#CallItFemicide: Understanding Gender-related killings of women and girls in Canada 2018
Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability

2017 VAW Service Provide Survery Report
Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

Canadian Women’s Foundation

Ontario Women’s Justice Network

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

Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women and Children

Services and Resources

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

Kids Help Phone

City of Toronto Guide to Services for People who are Homeless


Family Law Education for Women