Services Available Through DRIVEN


All services provided at DRIVEN are free of charge and child care is available. Women experiencing abuse, or any type of gender- based violence, can get help.


DRIVEN is open every Monday, except on Statutory holidays, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Our last appointment is at 3:15 p.m.  During the pandemic, all support will be provided over the phone or virtually.


Services offered range from, but are not limited to, the following:


On-site Services:


Staff available during clinic hours



Access to Off-site Services:


Access to services over the phone




Video Chat Connection:


Women can connect to DRIVEN over video chat through our partnerships with the  Brock Community Health Centre (North Durham), New Life Neighbourhood Centre (Oshawa), North House (Uxbridge), or the Welcome Centre (Ajax & Pickering). These collaborations integrate technology to bridge the distance, giving women access to the DRIVEN supports via video chat.


During the pandemic there may be service changes. Please call DRIVEN to inquire as to the availability of the video chat connections.



Help With Transportation Costs:


Support for transportation costs may be available. Eligible women can receive taxi chits for travelling to and from DRIVEN as well as from DRIVEN to another partner agency providing related support.  Contact DRIVEN for more information and to determine if you qualify.


During the pandemic DRIVEN is not providing in person support.


The funding for transportation costs is provided through a grant from the Canadian Women’s Foundation and its partners.


Open Mondays 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Limited staff from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Last appointment is at 3:15 p.m.

Services are free.
Phone and virtual support.

707 Simcoe St. South,
Oshawa, ON L1H 4G7
During the pandemic there will be no in person support. Please call to access support.

DRIVEN gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Durham Community Foundation's endowment funds.
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Please be aware that DRIVEN is currently not providing in person support. Please call on Monday to access support.