2nd Stage Housing

Bedroom with day bed
Bedroom with day bed


Front Hallway
Front Hallway

Bedroom with day bed
Bedroom with day bed


The YWCA Durham provides the region's only second stage housing program for single women at risk.


At our second stage program you'll find safe, supportive and affordable housing.


This turn-key program also provides a peer network, professional counselling, advocacy and job and life skills development. Over a maximum 24 months stay, women will gain the skills, connections and confidence to achieve long term success and independence in Durham region.



Are you ready for real change?

Do you want to make new friends, start fresh, and give back?


Program fees are geared to income and include:


  • Nutritious meals prepared daily

  • Single and double bedrooms, fully furnished

  • Shared bath, common rooms, kitchenette and dining rooms

  • Fitness room

  • Wifi and local calls

  • Laundry facilities

  • Accessible, secure building

  • Access to Adelaide’s Attic, our second hand store

  • Access to professional counselling, job skills and life skills opportunities

  • Volunteer opportunities in the kitchen, store, garden and more


Available to single women over 18 years of age, referrals from Violence Against Women (VAW) agencies only.


Call 905-576-8880 or fill out the form below.


2nd Stage Housing Enquiry Form

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