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Making it easier to talk with youth about the tough stuff

Making it easier to talk with youth about the tough stuff

Yellow Brick House is excited to be launching its 2nd free online training tool!   Meet Kamal, Li and Marcel; our virtual Public Education ambassadors who will lead teachers and youth workers through this online training course that will help to “make it easier to...

Helping Heal the Children at Yellow Brick House

  Domestic violence whether experienced, witnessed or hidden behind closed doors can leave deep enduring marks on a child’s behavior and health. At Yellow Brick House, we support these young children through counselling services directly in our two emergency shelters,...

Missing Child? Beware Before You Share

Missing Child? Beware Before You Share

Beware Before You Share “Oh, dear, not another one,” you think as you click and share the latest missing child announcement that has shown up on your Facebook feed.  That cherubic face tugs at your heart, and you imagine how you would feel if one of your babies were...

Want to facilitate discussion with youth about abuse?

Want to facilitate discussion with youth about abuse?

Yellow Brick House is excited to launch a new online project This online training is geared towards assisting teachers and youth workers to facilitate discussions with students about abuse. This is an online training course that participants can work through at their...

Love Doesn’t Hurt – 14 Truths About Love

Love Doesn’t Hurt – 14 Truths About Love

Healthy relationships don’t cause you physical or emotional harm Love doesn't hurt. Relationships, both romantic and platonic, are supposed to enrich your life.  If a relationship is causing you stress, upset, or physical harm, than it isn't healthy.  A healthy...

The Implications of Domestic Violence On Mental Health

The Implications of Domestic Violence On Mental Health

Bell Let’s Talk Day takes place in late January each year in Canada.  The day shines a light on mental health in Canada and encourages people to talk about mental health in an open, positive, and encouraging way.  Since 2011, Bell has donated $6 million and supported...

The Holidays At A Shelter For Domestic Violence Victims

The Holidays At A Shelter For Domestic Violence Victims

Looking towards the holiday season at Yellow Brick House. The holidays are a tough time, both for women who are still living in abusive relationships, and those who have found the strength to leave and are currently residing with us at one of our two shelter...

Verbal Abuse is Still Abuse

Verbal Abuse is Still Abuse

Verbal abuse: Whoever coined the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” was mistaken. In reality, broken bones will mend, and bruises will fade, but a person with a broken and bruised spirit will likely carry those wounds for...

Get Wrapped In Courage This November

Get Wrapped In Courage This November

The Courage of a Woman is NOT Enough Now in its fourth year, shelters across the province of Ontario are encouraging their local neighbourhoods to become Wrapped In Courage.  November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month. The purple scarf is a symbol of the courage it...