Updates & News

Can. Network of Women’s Shelters & Transition Houses – Winter Newsletter

By THANKS | December 16, 2014

THANS is a current and founding member of the Canadian Network of  Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses: Take a look at our current projects in the CNWSTH’s Winter newsletter   CNWSTH_ Winter 2015 Newsletter – English

We Can Just Talk

By THANKS | December 6, 2014

          http://www.wecanjusttalk.ca/            “It doesn’t have to be physical to be abuse. You might not even notice it’s happening. You may just think it’s     normal……We      can help, and you don’t have to turn your life upside down to make it better. Call and we can    just talk. You don’t even have to tell us your … Read more

Lets Just Talk

By THANKS | December 4, 2014

http://www.wecanjusttalk.ca/   “It doesn’t have to be physical to be abuse. You might not even notice it’s happening. You may just think it’s     normal……We can help, and you don’t have to turn your life upside down to make it better. Call and we can just talk. You don’t even have to tell us your name.”  … Read more

Promising Practices & Innovative Approaches

By Ann de Ste Croix | November 3, 2014

Promising Practices and Innovative Approaches conference presented by the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women and community partners.
December 4 | World Trade and Convention Centre | Halifax

Chrysalis House seeking Relief Worker

By THANKS | August 21, 2014

  Chrysalis House is a safe and non-judgmental environment providing shelter and outreach services for women and children. These services include support, advocacy, referrals, resources, public education and community development. We recognize that oppression exists in a multitude of forms and are proactive in empowering women to have hope and make their own choices to … Read more

Bursary Applications: Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund

By THANKS | July 4, 2014

Pamela Gerhardt Endowment Fund “Pamela Gerhardt died on March 27, 2012, with her family by her side, in the Palliative Care Unit of the VG Site, QEII Hospital, Halifax. A devoted mother, Pam took most pride in the upbringing and constant love she provided to her two daughters. She was also dedicated to a number … Read more

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By Ann de Ste Croix | June 29, 2014

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Paula Gallant Memorial Modified Art Therapy Project

By THANKS | June 23, 2014

These are past projects of the Paula Gallant Memorial Modified Art Therapy Project 1. Putting a face on Abuse: Survivors of Violence  and their Allies will create masks that represent themselves, and the abuse they have experienced. These masks will then be worn by either themselves, community members, or others who wish to give a visual representation … Read more

Global Shelter Count Just Released

By THANKS | June 20, 2014

The Global Shelter Count has just been released, produced by our sister association, the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters, and provided by the Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters & Transition Houses: “In one day 7,106 women with 3,792 children were turned away from shelters because we simply did not have space. This means that 10,898 women … Read more

Nova Scotians are invited to help shape the province’s first Sexual Violence Strategy.

By THANKS | June 4, 2014

Nova Scotians are invited to help shape the province’s first Sexual Violence Strategy. Follow this link to learn more about the strategy and provide your feedback on services, prevention, and immediate action. http://novascotia.ca/coms/svs/