Table 6
Frequency of previous shelter stays within the last 12 months by facility type, Canada, 2007/2008

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Facility type 1 time 2 to 4 times 5 or more times Number of times unknown More than 12 months since last stay
percentage of repeat residents
Transition house 34 26 4 4 32
Second stage housing 40 16 5 3 35
Safe home network 0 33 0 0 67
Women's emergency shelter 15 17 42 2 25
Emergency shelter 40 22 9 12 18
Family resource centre (Ontario) 24 29 12 0 35
Other1 27 20 23 2 28
All shelters 32 23 13 5 27
1. 'Other' includes all other facilities not otherwise classified. This category may include Rural Family Violence Prevention Centres in Alberta, Interim Housing in Manitoba, and other types of emergency shelters, such as YWCAs. These services may not be exclusive to abused women.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Transition Home Survey, 2007/2008.
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