We recognize family violence as a problem in our society and we are committed to providing physical shelter, counseling, and support to victims, and educate communities, victims, abusers, and the general public so as to prevent the occurrence of family violence.
Goals and Objectives
To provide safe shelter and services to abused women and their children who are in crisis
To provide immediate support counseling via 24 hour crisis line
To provide support services to clients (residents and non-residents)
To provide advocacy support to clients in their dealings with community agencies and services
To act as an ongoing resource and continuing support to victims and survivors
To act as a liaison and referral source for clients to appropriate helping agencies
To provide programs and support to other community based programs which are designed to prevent, treat and alleviate problems related to family violence.
To provide leadership in educating the community with regard to all issue of family violence
To provide and facilitate education for the growth of clients
To provide educational opportunities for continuing development of staff and board members
To participate in projects which further the knowledge and awareness of family violence
To work with other agencies to educate the public about healthy relationships
To employ an Executive Director for the overall administration, maintenance and supervision of the shelter, the building , the staff and they clients
To operate a transition house, employing the required staff
To ensure that an effective and comprehensive financial system is maintained
To function as a policy-making and decision-making body and to lobby government and community agencies in relation to family violence
To keep accurate and confidential records of people served, of dispositions and of follow-up services provided
To evaluate periodically and consistently the effectiveness of our services
Business line: 902-893-4844 Women’s Outreach: 902-895-9740 Children & Youth Outreach: 902-893-3232 Fax: 902-893-7674
Disclaimer – The Third Place Transition House is not a member of Shelter Nova Scotia.
Donations may be made by cash, cheque, visa, mastercard and now online. Tax receipts can be issued for all donations. Thank you for your support... all funds raised are used within our community to help women and children fleeing abuse and violence