Updates & News

Shelter Voices

By THANKS | March 5, 2014

Shelter Voices: New survey shows reality of a day in the life of Canada’s shelters for women survivors of abuse March 5, 2014 SHELTER VOICES New survey shows reality of a day in the life of Canada’s shelters for women survivors of abuse March 5th  / Ottawa – The Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses  … Read more

Centre for Research & Education on VAW Launches New Website

By THANKS | February 28, 2014

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

By THANKS | February 26, 2014

THANS Responds to Minister Glavine: Like many Nova Scotians with concerns for social Justice , members of the THANS Board of Directors were very concerned about comments made by Health Minister Leo Glavine, in his Feb 6th Kings Co. Register/Advertiser: http://www.kingscountynews.ca/Opinion/Columnists/2014-02-06/article-3601297/Leo-Glavine—From-Province-House-to-home:-Doing-my-share-for-healthcare/1 Here is the THANS response to Minister Glavine and the Liberal Government: The Honourable … Read more

Bryony House ED talks about Domestic Violence in Halifax

By THANKS | February 11, 2014

Domestic Violence in Halifax: watch video online at global.ca

Important VAW Links

By THANKS | February 4, 2014

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

By THANKS | February 4, 2014

  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

Bryony House Dare To Dream House Lottery

By THANKS | January 31, 2014

You can support Bryony House AND have a chance to win this gorgeous house and other prizes!   Buy a Dare To Dream Lottery Ticket

Powerful PSA

By THANKS | January 8, 2014

This contains explicit scenes of violence against women.

Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund Awards First Bursary

By Shiva Nourpanah | November 26, 2013

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Transition House Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that the first Education Bursary from the Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund has been awarded. From her Obituary: “Pamela Gerhardt died on March 27, 2012, with her family by her side, in the Palliative … Read more