Third Place Transition House for Truro, Colchester and East Hants

Third Place Transition House

Third Place Transition House is a 10 bed shelter that offers support services for women and children fleeing abuse and violence. We provide non-judgemental, inclusive, confidential services; offering a safe space for healing to begin. Third Place also offers Outreach Services, Public Education and Programming in Truro, Colchester and East Hants. Third Place is committed to the trauma-informed principles of awareness, safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration and empowerment in the work that we do.

Violence against women is a complex, societal issue, and abuse can take many forms; such as, physical, emotional, verbal, psychological, sexual and financial. We believe in the strength and resilience of women who face domestic, family or intimate partner violence.


 

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THANS is pleased with the announcement of the new Canada-NS Targeted Housing Benefit for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence. This new, short-term benefit is targeted at individuals or families that have or are planning to leave their homes due to acts of GBV, including verbal, emotional, spiritual, sexual, physical, mental, and financial harm.The program is open to all women, girls, and 2SLGBTNBQQIA+ individuals (such as people of sexual orientations other than heterosexual). To be eligible, you must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident living in Nova Scotia, 19 years of age or older, be renting a housing unit (not in public housing), and not currently receiving a rent supplement.For an application form and more information, visit the link in our Linktree (or go to beta.novascotia.ca/apply-survivors-gender-based-violence-housing-benefit)To find a transition house nearest you, visit THANS.ca (link in bio). You can also call 211, or our 24/7 provincial helpline at 1-855-225-0220.[ IMAGE DESCRIPTION ]There is a dark green border around a blue square. Near the top of the blue square is a brown rectangle with white writing that says “Announcement!” Near the bottom, in white writing, it says, “Canada-NS Targeted Housing Benefit for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence.” In the middle, between the two rectangles, is a drawing of two hands framing the outline of a vaulted roof with blue clouds, suggesting the person is building a home. ... See MoreSee Less
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Hi folks! We are reaching out to our community in search of a microwave. If you are able to donate one in support of a woman in need, please reach out to us at 902-893-4844. Feel free to share widely! ... See MoreSee Less
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