Restorations Second Stage Homes

Site: Burlington - Nancy's House

Service: Survivor-Led Peer Advocacy Program

Record #: OAK0153
Last Full Update: 22 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-962-7378
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A non-profit agency committed to supporting Survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking by providing long term residential housing, survivor-led peer programming, and holistic care.

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2015
Primary Executive Jennifer Lucking, Executive Director
Funding Regional / Municipal - Halton Region ; Grants - Reformed Church in America

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Survivor-Led Peer Advocacy Program

  • a space that has been designed by survivors, for survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking
  • welcomes referrals to virtual programming opportunities, including group opportunities and individualized supports, from across Canada
  • also offers individualized, in-person support to survivors within the Halton Region and the City of Hamilton
  • not a crisis response centre

Mentorship & Encouragement

  • through group programming and one-on-one support
  • connect with survivors to navigate life’s celebrations and challenges

Group activities

  • offer a range of group activities that build community among survivors, promotes resiliency, and encourages the development of life skills and emotional well-being
  • activities include topic-based discussions, movement classes, book club, and social opportunities like movie nights and holiday gatherings
  • currently offering virtual group activities and some in-person gatherings

Resources and Connection

  • share resources and opportunities with network of survivors
  • help survivors navigate systems (judicial, health, social, economic, etc.) that support their healing journey

Amplifying Voices

  • amplify survivors’ voices when possible and appropriate
  • actively look for opportunities for survivors to speak and share their voices, stories, and expertise

Nancy's House

  • is a first of its kind -- a second stage, long-term transitional home for survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking in Hamilton/Halton
  • provides a safe and supportive space for residents to heal, reclaim, and restore
  • a bridge between first stage emergency shelters/short-term safe houses and third stage independent living
  • access to specialized programs and services, individualized and holistic care, wrap-around services, and a sense of belonging and community amongst other survivors
  • programming elements are delivered through a combination of in-house services as well as in partnership with services and organizations in the wider Halton/Hamilton community

Not specified

Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Welcomes referrals from across Canada to virtual programming opportunities, including group opportunities and individualized supports
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up

Nancy's House:

  • are a survivor of sexual exploitation and/or trafficking
  • are looking for a communal living environment that can provide you with holistic supports to address a variety of needs like counselling, education, job training, life skills development, and/or social supports
  • are comfortable living independently with in-house staff supports throughout weekdays
  • are willing to live in a sober living environment
  • are looking for housing for a minimum of 6 months and up to 2 years
  • do not have dependent children or pets in your care (assistance provided with finding a suitable placement for pets for your duration at Nancy’s House)


Survivor-Led Peer Support Program

Nancy’s House

  • those interested in receiving services can fill out the application form on website to be placed on a waiting list
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Unpublished address
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address Box 99036 
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2P7
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Nancy's House

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