Staff

We have an experienced staff team who are trained to work with women and children who have experienced abuse. Our staff are dedicated to ensuring that the needs of our clients are met with empathy, understanding and respect.

We have 4 full-time Women’s Support Counsellors, an Outreach Worker, a Family Support Worker, and a team of Relief Support Counsellors.

You can reach our Women’s Support Counsellors 24/7, 365 days a year by calling 902-893-3232 or toll free at 1-800-565-4878. They are able to provide counselling, safety planning, referrals when you need them. If you are looking to access our shelter services, they can also assist you in making a plan to get out of your situation. You can also reach out via email at support@thirdplaceth.ca however this account is not monitored 24/7 so should not be used for immediate support services.

Our Outreach Worker is available Monday-Friday during normal business hours. You can reach her directly at 902-895-9740 or you can call our toll free number and we can pass your information along. You can also reach out to book an appointment via email at outreach@thirdplaceth.ca

Our Family Support Worker is also available Monday-Friday during normal business hours. You can reach her by calling 902-893-4844 / 902-893-3232 or by emailing at familysupport@thirdplaceth.ca  

Our Executive Director can be reached at 902-895-6489 or director@thirdplaceth.ca.

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Sometimes it can be hard to identify red flags while you are still in an abusive relationship. Third Place can always help with domestic violence information and education. Reach out any time to talk or ask questions. 24/7 support line:1-800-565-4878(902) 893-3232www.growthcounselingservices.com/blog/2019/9/18/intimate-and-tribal-gas-lighting-how-to-keep-your... ... See MoreSee Less
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Women AND their children are welcome at Third Place Transition House during their time of need, and we have a variety of services offered to support the family unit during this chapter:+literature and resources for children/youth who have witnessed violence+referrals for children/youth who need specialized supports or therapy+provisions for new mothers and their babies+child and youth clothing+information and advocacy regarding custody applications, family court, and emergency protection options+help navigating one's journey with Child Protective Services+court accompaniment+parental support+advocacy+child care for important appointments+ One-on-one youth outreach (covering topics of healthy relationships, witnessing family violence, self esteem, healthy boundaries, emotional literacy, processing difficult events, help understanding changes in family dynamics and living arrangements, self care, etc.)+modelling positive child/youth-adult relationships+new school registration and orientation+school pick up and drop off+school supplies...and more.If you have questions about bringing your child to Third Place, don't hesitate to reach out and connect with our Family Support Worker. (902) 893-3232 ... See MoreSee Less
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If you or someone you know is being abused at home, call us to see how we may be able to help. Women and children are welcome at our emergency shelter, and outreach services are available for women and youth in the community who have experienced domestic violence as well.Our crisis line is staffed 24/7. Call us any time:Local: 902-893-3232Toll free: 1-800-565-4878 ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you listened to our podcast? Somebody Must Say These Things is an 8-part series that fully investigates Violence Against Women in Nova Scotia. Now available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Visit our website at thans.ca to learn more. ... See MoreSee Less
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