Centre for Research & Education on VAW Launches New Website

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 … Read more

Important VAW Links

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        

THANS Overview

  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 … Read more