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Violence Prevention Fund

Network of Inner City Community Services Society, Vancouver This project enhances the Vancouver Rent Bank (VRB), which seeks to increase housing stability through interest-free loans to low-income individuals in financial crisis. The Violence Prevention Fund is specifically for women leaving abusive relationships  and/or rebuilding their lives after experiencing violence. The fund lowers barrier for women […]

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All About Kindness Loan Program

Jessie’s – The June Callwood Centre for Women and Families, Toronto, Ontario The All About Kindness Loan Program provides women who have experienced violence or abuse with access to a specialized doula during their pregnancy, labour, birth and post-partum period. The doula service aims to provide much-needed support to women at a time when they […]

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December 6th Fund

YWCA Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia The December 6th Fund provides interest-free loans to women leaving situations of abuse. These loans of up to $500 help reduce barriers to leaving abusive relationships, by enabling women to cover essentials like damage deposits for housing, outstanding bills, utility deposits, and first-month’s rent.Grant amount: $18,040

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