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North York Women's Shelter

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August 18, 2017

On May 19, 2017, the North York Women’s Shelter (NYWS) closed its doors and laid off 32 women who worked as domestic violence counsellors and support staff, assisting women and children trying to rebuild their lives after fleeing domestic violence.

August 9, 2017

After 33-years, North York shelter scheduled for demolition and rebirth, but laid-off workers worry about gaps in service during interim.