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Nova Scotia Women’s Organizations

Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women is an agency of the Nova Scotia government committed to advancing equality for women and girls.

Transition House Association of Nova Scotia is a provincial voice for member organizations across Nova Scotia that provide services for abused women.

Women's Centres Connect unites the eight community-based women's centres in Nova Scotia and is a strong, supportive, collective feminist voice on issues of concern to women and adolescent girls.

 

Provincial Initiatives

Nova Scotia

Newfoundland & Labrador
         Reach Out - Take Action Against Violence
         Respect Women

Ontario

British Columbia

Maintoba

 

Violence in Same-Sex Relationships

Canadian Women's Health Network

 

Domestic Violence in Aboriginal Communities

The Healing Journey

Mi'kmaw Legal Support Network

 

Legal Services

Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia is a charitable not-for-profit organization that provides information and resources about the law in Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission delivers legal aid via a network of 16 community-based law offices as well as 3 sub-offices. The offices are staffed by salaried lawyers and, in certain situations, supplemented by lawyers in private practice on a fee-for-service basis.

Abuse is wrong in any family-know the law: What women who are newcomers and immigrants need to know about Nova Scotia domestic violence laws and resources (long version)

Abuse is wrong in any family-know the law: What women who are newcomers and immigrants need to know about Nova Scotia domestic violence laws and resources (short version)

 

Mental Health & Addictions Services

Nova Scotia Addictions Services

 

Additional Links

Report of the Domestic Violence Prevention Committee

Nova Scotia Domestic Violence Action Plan

The Public Services Health & Safety Association of Ontario provides access to free information materials on domestic violence in the workplace

Making Changes: A Book for Women in Abusive Relationships, 8th ed.

National Clearing House on Family Violence

Jackson Katz - Anti-Sexism Activist

International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies

Information for health care providers and the general public on domestic violence during pregnancy in pamphlet and poster form

Safely On Your Way: Post-separation Abuse