Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

Listings are alphabetized with:

1.   Groups and Projects – all other groups and projects

2.  Information and Referrals – websites which give information and list referrals


G R O U P S     A N D     P R O J E C T S

The King’s County Prostate Cancer Support Group (KCPCSG)

Annapolis East Valley

The Kings County Prostate Cancer Support Group (KCPCSG) provides a venue for prostate cancer patients and their partners where they can obtain information to deal effectively with the choices they have to make about appropriate treatment. This cannot of course, replace the discussions they must have with the treating urologist or oncologist but it is useful to prepare for such discussions, discuss these choices with survivors that have experienced these treatments, and receive moral support while facing their treatment and the recovery time.

Aids Coalition of Nova Scotia (ACNS)

Halifax

We exist to empower persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and those at risk through health promotion and mutual support, and to reduce the spread of HIV in Nova Scotia.

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre

Halifax

The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is a feminist organization* working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse, and to change the current socio-political culture that fosters sexism, social injustice and other forms of oppression.

Halifax V-Day

Halifax

V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls

ISIS (Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services)

Halifax

We are a leading community organization that welcomes immigrants to Nova Scotia. Working in partnership, we offer services and create opportunities to help immigrants to participate fully in Canadian life.

Men For Change

Halifax

We are a men’s group based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada that started after the Montreal Massacre in 1989.    Since that time we have worked in the community and in our hearts to promote  healthy and nurturing masculinity.

Movember Halifax (Facebook)

Halifax

Movember challenges men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. The rules are simple, start Movember 1st clean-shaven and then grow a moustache for the entire month. The moustache becomes the ribbon for men’s health, the means by which awareness and funds are raised for prostate cancer.

Adoption is Beautiful in Nova Scotia (Facebook)

Kentville

Adoption is a positive and affirming and rewarding experience and this group promotes adoption as such. We exist to promote adoption as a positive option and to offer loving support for birth mothers/fathers to help dispel fears and myths and open doors of connection and resources in Nova Scotia.

Single Fathers of New Brunswick & Nova Scotia (Facebook)

Province-wide:

A place where Fathers can come to get info on how to raise kids.

I N F O R M A T I O N     A N D     R E F E R R A L S

Policy on the Prevention and Resolution of Harassment and Discrimination Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax

Sexual Assault Dalhousie University, Halifax

Sexual Assault Acadia University, Wolfville

Domestic Violence Agencies Province-wide

Treatment Programs For Men Who Abuse Their Partners Province-wide