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Location: Halifax , NS , 2421 Brunswick St
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 902-423-5049
Other Telephone: Crisis Line: (902) 423-4443
Advocacy Description: It is the Adsum House's mission to support women and children and youth and transgender persons in a client-centered, non-judgmental way; to provide services and housing - from crisis to stability -...
Tags: children and youth, housing support, women's housing
Location: Halifax , NS , 6169 Quinpool Road
suite 221A
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants
Telephone: 902 406-4276
Advocacy Description: The mission of AHANS is to promote access to decent and affordable housing through its development and construction, retention and upgrading in all parts of the Province.
Location: Antigonish , NS , 204 Kirk Place, 219 Main Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 902-863-6221
Hours:
9:00 to 4:30 Monday to Friday
Advocacy Description: The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre provides services to individual women and adolescent girls that include crisis and ongoing problem-solving support, information, advocacy, accompaniment and...
Tags: resource centre, skills development, supportive housing, women fleeing violence, women's advocacy, women's centre
Location: Halifax , NS , 2209 Gottingen Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Telephone: 902-423-8105
Advocacy Description: Dalhousie Legal Aid Service has been in operation since 1970, and is the only community law clinic in Nova Scotia. The Clinic is a unique partnership of community groups, law students, community...
Tags: information and education, legal aid, legal assistance, resource centre
Location: Bridgewater , NS
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Women
Telephone: 902.543.3665
Other Telephone: 902.543.3999 (Crisis Line)
Hours:
24/7 telephone support
Advocacy Description: Harbour House is a fifteen-bed transition house for women and children leaving situations of domestic violence. We advocate for an end to violence against women, violence in our communities, safe and...
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Type(s) of Advocacy: Violence, Women
Advocacy Description: We are a safe shelter for women and children leaving abusive relationships located in Yarmouth with Outreach Offices in Digby and Shelburne.
Location: Lakeside , NS , P.O. Box 1
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Crisis Services, Housing and Tenants, Violence, Women
Telephone: 902-876-0006
Advocacy Description: The Marguerite Centre is an 11-bed, long-term residential facility for women in recovery from addictions and abuse. The Marguerite Centre believes in the right for women to recover from their...
Tags: addiction services, skills development, supportive housing, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's housing
Location: Halifax , NS
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance
Advocacy Description: The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission delivers most of its services via a network of 20 community-based law offices. The offices are staffed by salaried lawyers and, in certain situations,...
Tags: criminal law, family law, legal advice, legal aid, legal assistance
Location: , NS
Type(s) of Advocacy: Seniors and Elders
Advocacy Description: Senior Safety Programs address the safety concerns of seniors in Nova Scotia by: • promoting awareness about senior abuse prevention, crime prevention, and safety and health issues • enhancing...
Location: Lunenburg , NS , 18 Dufferin Street, PO Box 821
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Employment and Unemployment, Women
Telephone: 902-543-1315
Other Telephone: 902-640-3044
Advocacy Description: Second Story Women's Centre works to enhance women's lives by providing services and education designed to promote personal growth, community awareness, and social change. We work towards equality...
Tags: crisis intervention, skills development, women's advocacy, women's centre, women's outreach
Location: Yarmouth , NS , 6 Trinity Place
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: 881-3111
Advocacy Description: SHYFT Youth Services offers residential and outreach supports for homeless and at-risk youth in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties
Location: Yarmouth , NS , 255 Main St
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth
Telephone: (902) 742-5509
Advocacy Description: Split Rock Learning Centre offers various services for youth ages 16+. They offer employment assistance, housing projects, and help connecting with community resources.
Location: Dartmouth , NS , 101-75 Primrose Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Housing and Tenants
Telephone: (902) 466-8714
Advocacy Description: The Metro Non-Profit Housing Association is a private, charitable organization that provides permanent, secure housing and support to low income, single individuals. The Association offers tenants...
Tags: housing support, non-profit housing, resource centre
Location: Digby , NS , 9 Water Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Women
Telephone: 902-742-0085
Advocacy Description: The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including: Individual supportive counseling Programming based on the needs and wants of women Going to appointments with you (lawyer, doctor, court,...
Tags: women's advocacy, women's centre, women's resource centre
Location: Yarmouth , NS , 12 Cumberland Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Women
Telephone: 902-742-0085
Advocacy Description: The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including: Individual supportive counseling Programming based on the needs and wants of women Going to appointments with you (lawyer, doctor, court,...
Tags: women's advocacy, women's centre, women's resource centre
Location: Shelburne , NS , 35 King Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Women
Telephone: 902-742-0085
Advocacy Description: The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including: Individual supportive counseling Programming based on the needs and wants of women Going to appointments with you (lawyer, doctor, court,...
Tags: women's advocacy, women's centre, women's resource centre
Location: Halifax , NS , 3115 Veith Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: (902) 453-4320
Advocacy Description: Veith House is a neighborhood house whose challenge is to meet the needs of children, individuals and families. We work primarily with people living in poverty, with empowerment as an ever present...
Tags: childcare, family counselling, parenting advocacy, preschool
Location: , NS
Type(s) of Advocacy: Women
Advocacy Description: Women`s Centres Connect! is a Nova Scotia association of women`s centres. They can provide information on resources, emotional support, referrals to appropriate community services and programs that...
Location: Annapolis Royal , NS , 228 St. George St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women
Telephone: (902) 532-1898
Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm
Advocacy Description: The Woman's Place Resource Centre serves Digby, Annapolis and Kings County. The staff at the center are available to provide information on resources, emotional support, refer to appropriate...
Tags: women centres, women's centre, women's centres, women's emergency services