Durham Regional Police are investigating the incident on Mandrake Street, and are looking for two male suspects, who fled on foot with a quantity of cash.
The woman was with her four-year-old child at her home, though the child was not hurt. The woman's injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Police were called to the residence on Friday around 6:30 p.m.
The first suspect is described as a white male in his 20s with a slim to medium build, and about five foot seven. The second suspect was described as a white male in his 20s.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, or to call Crime Stoppers and leave an anonymous tip at 1-800-222-8477.