Goals

  • To provide safe shelter and services to abused women and their children
  • To provide immediate support counseling via 24-hour support 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 partner with like-minded organizations for the overall goal of ending violence against women
  • To provide a trauma-informed response to family violence throughout all levels of the organization

Programs

  •  To provide programs and support to other community based programs which are designed to prevent, treat and alleviate problems related to family violence.

Education

  • 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

Administration

  • 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

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TWITTER

Check out last nights live @ the hive with @ThirdPlaceTH
We’re talking about their upcoming 13th Annual Women’s Motivational luncheon happening May 10 at 12 PM. Tickets available online at eventbrite.7

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A big thank you to ElevateHer Truro's Racial Justice Committee - for helping us stock black hair care products as part of our cultural preparedness initiative!

Join us LIVE @ the Hive April 13 at 7pm, as we speak with @thirdplaceth about their upcoming 13th annual Women's Motivational Lunch.

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April 12, marks Equal Pay Day in Canada: symbolizing how far into the calendar year the average woman works to earn what men, on average, earned in the previous year.

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Gender based violence around the world can include: financial, spiritual, psychological, physical, sexual abuse, femicide, trafficking, child marriage, female genital mutilation, and online/digital abuse.

Ending violence against women FAQs:

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