Updates & News

THANS End of Summer Update

By Habiba Cooper Diallo | October 16, 2019

On September 12th the All Candidates Debate on Women’s Rights and Gender Equity was held at Citadel High School. THANS partnered with Adsum for Women and Children, Alice House, Association of Black Social Workers, Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia, Immigrant Migrant Women’s Association of Halifax, Local Council of Women Halifax, Nova Scotia League … Read more

Definitions of Sexualized Violence Services

By Ann de Ste Croix | July 15, 2019

SASNS Core Components of Sexualized Violence Services February 7 2018

THANS Newsletter summer 2019

By Ann de Ste Croix | July 5, 2019

  Facts and Figures From 1st January- 31 December 2018 the member organizations of THANS registered an approximate total of 1800 clients experiencing domestic and family violence. This figure includes 278 children, 78 youth, and 112 seniors. Our staff assisted on 252 cases who were designated “High Risk”, and supported 154 Emergency Protection Orders. They … Read more

Chronicle Herald Feature of THANS and Women’s Centres Connect #RestorativeJustice

By Ann de Ste Croix | June 19, 2019

Source: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/restorative-justice-for-domestic-sexual-violence-needs-more-study-womens-group-291915/ The Transition House Association of Nova Scotia and the province’s women’s support centres want further consultation and proper consideration to take place before a moratorium on the use of restorative justice for domestic and sexualized violence is dropped. Representatives of 20 organizations, including THANS, Women’s Centres Connect and Alice House, released a position statement … Read more


By Ann de Ste Croix | June 17, 2019

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.


By Habiba Cooper Diallo and Shiva Nourpanah | June 12, 2019

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

By Ann de Ste Croix | June 11, 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


By Ann de Ste Croix | May 23, 2019

THANS AGM 5:30-6:30 ~ 28 May, 2019 Oceanstone Resort, All Are Welcome

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

By Ann de Ste Croix | April 23, 2019

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


By Ann de Ste Croix | March 8, 2019

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