We’re pleased to share that we have new office hours in effect: Monday-Tuesday: 9:30-1pm, 2-5:30pm  Wednesday: 10-3:30pm  The hours indicated will be our regular business hours, so please feel free to drop by. Staff may occasionally be in office outside those hours.


THANS is looking forward to a busy and productive new fiscal year, as our two projects which were granted federal and provincial funding in March 2019 get under way. Over four years, THANS will build capacity for effective province-wide data management through the grant, “Using Numbers to Tell Our Stories: Data Management in Women’s Shelters … Read more

$1000 Award for Women in Education, Training, or Small Business – Deadline July 30 2019

Financial gifts for education, training and small business start up The Transition House Association of Nova Scotia (THANS) and the founders of the Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund are collaborating to provide financial gifts to women and children who’ve experienced the trauma of domestic violence. The intent and purpose of the Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund is … Read more

Part-time Job opportunity at Transition House Association of Nova Scotia

Part-time Job opportunity : 21 Hours weekly. Transition House Association of Nova Scotia Office and Project Administrator Job Description April 2019 Duties and Responsibilities: The Office and Project Administrator ensures the efficient day-to-day operation of the THANS office, and supports the work of the THANS Coordinator. Under the direction and supervision of the THANS Coordinator, … Read more


The member organizations of the Transition House Association of Nova Scotia and Women’s Centres Connect together with Alice House support women and children in Nova Scotia who have experienced Domestic and Sexualized Violence. As experts who bear witness to the toll these heinous crimes take in our communities, we consider the province-wide moratorium against the … Read more

Purple Ribbon Campaign

As we approach the 16 Days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women (25 Nov-10 Dec), wear a purple ribbon to remember women who have died violently and raise awareness of this heinous crime. THANS sells beautiful artisanal leather purple ribbons hand-crafted by a local artist ($5 each), and all proceeds will go to directly … Read more


Recently, a journalist asked us to comment on whether it was true that domestic violence increases in hot weather. The response of the Executive Directors’ of THANS member organizations is so powerful that I am compelled to share it here: Member organizations of the Transition House Association of Nova Scotia do not necessarily see a … Read more

Naomi Society- New Hours

Naomi Society hours will change as of Tuesday, July 3, 2018   New Hours: 0800-1600, Monday to Friday 902.863.3807 Please note that there is not always counsellors in the office during regular business hours as they may be out supporting clients.    After Hours:  Tearmann Transition House (New Glasgow) 1.888.831.0330 Leeside Society (Port Hawkesbury) 1.800.565.3390