Updates & News

THANS Seeking Provincial Coordinator

By THANKS | September 30, 2015

The Transition House Association of Nova Scotia (THANS) is the Provincial Voice for Member Organizations that provide crisis and transitional services for women & their children experiencing violence and abuse. THANS is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of full time Provincial Coordinator. A Feminist perspective is expected and compassion for and commitment to … Read more

Bryony House, Halifax – Seeking Executive Director

By THANKS | September 8, 2015

Halifax Transition House Association (Bryony House) Bryony House is a 24 bed shelter for abused women and their children. Established in 1978 by the Halifax Transition House Association, it is Nova Scotia’s first transition house. Bryony House was founded on feminist principles which form much of the governance and provision of service of the association. … Read more

It Doesn’t Have to Be Physical to be Abuse – We Can Just Talk

By THANKS | June 12, 2015

It doesn’t have to be physical to be abuse. You might not notice it’s happening. You may just think it’s normal. It’s not. Verbal and other non-physical abuse can take a serious toll on your psychological and emotional health. It can also be a serious warning sign for more physical forms of abuse and sexual … Read more

Shelter Safe – An online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse

By THANKS | June 12, 2015

ShelterSafe.ca is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will serve as a fast resource to connect women with the nearest shelter that can offer safety, hope and support. Our objective is to ensure that women can seek safety when they need it. Sheltersafe.ca … Read more

A Day in the Life of Canada’s Shelters for Women Survivors of Abuse

By THANKS | April 22, 2015

With responses from shelters representing every province and territory in Canada, Shelter Voices 2015 seeks to amplify the voices of shelter workers and the women and children they serve. Beyond just a safe place to stay, shelters and shelter workers provide a range of services, resources, and supports that allow women to grow and thrive … Read more

Celebrate International Women’s Day March 8th!

By THANKS | February 27, 2015

Celebrate International Women’s Day Our Bodies ~ Our Territories March 8th, 2 Rally:                  1:30 pm – Halifax Grand Parade The Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council invites union members, social movement activists, and members of the public to celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8th at 1:30 pm at Grand Parade in front of … Read more

What would a Restorative Legal System Look like for Women

By THANKS | February 24, 2015

Women who report incidents of relationship/sexual violence may enter a legal system that has limited options for handling their cases, and a perceived insensitivity to the impact of that trauma on their participation in the legal process. Many women describe it as a further traumatic and damaging experience. How can a “restorative approach” to our … Read more

We Can Just Talk

By THANKS | December 22, 2014


Our Hope for You…………

By THANKS | December 22, 2014

Statement in Response to Dalhousie School of Dentistry Students’ Facebook Page

By THANKS | December 17, 2014

The Transition House Association of Nova Scotia’s response to the Dalhousie School of Dentistry Students Facebook Page is attached :Statement re Dal Dentistry Students Dec 17 2014