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  • The new Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention website was launched this month. The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI) is an information depository that features annual reports from DVDRCs across Canada and internationally. This includes: reports, educational materials, and key findings developed through research, inquests, and committee reviews; guides and information on how to implement a […]

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  • Programs and services available at each of our  Member Organizations Nova Scotia Domestic Violence Resource Centre  Family Law and Domestic Violence Making Changes: A Book for Women Leaving an Abusive relationship Men’s Intervention Programs Neighbours Friends and Families Victim Services Programs        

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  •   Transition Houses grew out of an identified need of women for safety and support in spousal abuse situations.[1] The first transition house in Nova Scotia opened in Halifax in 1978. The Transition House Association of Nova Scotia (THANS) member organizations provide crisis and transitional services to women (and their children) who are experiencing violence […]

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  • Our Mission THANS exists to eliminate violence against women in Nova Scotia by: Working collaboratively with other equality seeking organizations, and the three levels of government, to address barriers that prevent women, and their children from living free of Violence and Abuse; Advocating for sufficient programs, services and funding for Transition Houses in Nova Scotia; […]

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  • Abuse and violence against women come in many forms. Women who live with abuse may: feel shameful and may want to keep the abuse secret feel like they are crazy and that there is something wrong within themselves feel powerless to change or improve their situation fear of reprisal from the abuser doubt their own […]

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  • It’s easy to spy on someone. It’s easy to monitor emails, texts, websites, social media, and other computer/phone/online activities. The first and most important step to being safer and more secure online is to assume you’re being monitored and to take the following steps: Computers Remove all software/programs/applications that you do not use or can […]

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  • You may be a neighbour, friend or family member. Maybe you are a co-worker, have a client, or are a coach or teacher. You may be a trusted individual who can offer support to someone experiencing domestic violence. There are ways you can help. The Nova Scotia Domestic Violence Resource Centre has a great deal […]

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  • Built on a partnership model between the Government of Canada and communities across the country, the HIFIS software is a component of the federal government’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy. HIFIS provides the data needed by local communities to increase their knowledge and understanding of local homelessness issues and to inform decision-making to prevent and reduce homelessness. […]

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  • The Purple Ribbon Campaign was initiated by the Women’s Action Coalition of Nova Scotia in response to the killing of 14 women in Montreal December 6, 1989, simply because they were women. The campaign has been shared with organizations across Canada, the USA and internationally. The Campaign runs from November 25 to December 10 each […]

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