Provides safe second-stage housing and supportive counselling for women and children in Nova Scotia.
Be the Peace Institute
A non-profit working to address the roots and consequences of gender-based violence and advance systemic change for gender equity and social justice.
A counselling centre for families, that offer counselling for men, women and children struggling with relationship issues, rebuilding trust, anger, depression, stress, anxiety, parenting, PTSD, as well as many other concerns.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia
Builds and strengthens communities by supporting women through education, advocacy, housing, employment and emotional support.
Halifax Community Chaplaincy and CoSA (Circles of Support and Accountability)
Enables healing within individuals and communizes by facilitating the reintegration of ex-offenders.
Halifax Regional Police
Offers support services to victims of crime, and in particular to victims of domestic violence, sexualized violence, and serious crimes.
Immigrant Migrant Women’s Association of Halifax
A culturally diverse and feminist non-profit organization in Nova Scotia committed to the holistic integration of immigrant, migrant women and girls in the province.
Legal Information Society Nova Scotia
Offers free legal information and services for people in Nova Scotia, including support for sexual harassment at work.
Legal Referral Guide
Provides navigation through legal info and legal help in Nova Scotia.
LOVE Nova Scotia
Supports youth through programs and healthy relationships through creative expression, group discussion, social and emotional learning, leadership development opportunities and more.
Nisa Homes was born out of a need to support the most vulnerable and marginalized members of our community. After conducting a feasibility study, we found that culture is vital to immigrant, refugee, and Muslim women. We provide a place for women to live comfortably and feel safe in a supportive home environment, explore their cultural identity, and directly connect with their community.
Offers Restorative facilitation and education for individuals and organizations.
The Youth Project
Serves 2SQTBIPOC youth (25 and under) across Nova Scotia, including an office in Cape Breton.
Women Centres Connect
The Nova Scotia provincial association of women’s centres and articulates common activities, concerns, and needs, and provides coordination of association activities and information sharing among Women’s Centres.
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