Welcome to Herizon House!

A shelter for abused women and their children.

Herizon House serves the Durham/Clarington Regions, which includes Ajax, Bowmanville, Brooklin, Courtice, Oshawa, Newcastle, Pickering, and Whitby.

We offer free confidential services 24 hours a day and provide a place of safety, support and empowerment for abused women and their children. We are committed to ending the cycle of abuse and violence in the community.

If you need help, please call now: 1-866-437-4066.

Our Mandate:

Herizon House is mandated to provide services to women and their children in Durham Region. Herizon House will:

  1. Provide secure temporary shelter to abused women and their children.
  2. Provide non-judgmental, supportive counselling based on a feminist analysis of violence against women.
  3. Advocate on behalf of women and children.
  4. Educate the public about the issue of violence against women and their children.

Herizon House is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. We are committed to working cooperatively with other professionals and organizations to establish and maintain a seamless and comprehensive network of services for women who have been victimized by violence.



  1. Good afternoon,

    I was wondering if your organization accepts gently used children’s toys? I have quiet a bit to donate and trying to find an appropriate place to give them to.

    Thank you

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