Updates & News

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

UPDATED OFFICE HOURS

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.

THANS RECEIVES FUNDING FOR CAPACITY BUILDING

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

THANS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND DOMESTIC and SEXUALIZED VIOLENCE in NOVA SCOTIA

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

Purple Ribbon Campaign

By Ann de Ste Croix | November 2, 2018

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

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND HEAT

By Ann de Ste Croix | July 26, 2018

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

THANS Quarterly Info Sheet

By Ann de Ste Croix | July 23, 2018