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Unique Experiences of Male Survivors: A Lack of Visibility and Resources

Unique Experiences of Male Survivors: A Lack of Visibility and Resources

This Father’s Day, Shelter Movers Nova Scotia wishes to acknowledge some of the hardships that men face on the topic of abuse and intimate partner violence. It is important to note that women and girls are disproportionately affected by abuse and that the majority of our clients identify as female, however Shelter Movers mission is …

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How our clients use the December 6th Fund micro-loan from the YWCA

The December 6th Fund

The December 6th Fund provides micro-loans through the YWCA to women and children leaving abusive situations. Miia Suokonautio, Executive Director of the YWCA in Halifax, recently spoke about the impact of these loans on the Mainstreet NS with Jeff Douglas podcast. What Are the December 6th Fund Micro-Loans? The December 6th Fund provides interest-free micro-loans …

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Welcome Alexandra, our new Volunteer Services Manager

Meet Alexandra

Since getting involved with Shelter Movers Nova Scotia in May 2020, Alexandra Doane has gained a myriad of professional skills and amazing experiences through supporting her community. Her commitment and drive to get things done right has earned her the position of Volunteer Services Manager, a fantastic development from joining the organization as a volunteer …

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The Shelter Movers Running Team Raises Funds and Awareness to End Gender-Based Violence

This week, the Shelter Movers running team is planning to run full throttle in the Blue Nose races to raise awareness and funds for gender-based violence survivors. “Our staff & volunteers understand that we all have a role to play in ending gender-based violence,” says Erica More, the Chapter Director for Shelter Movers Nova Scotia. …

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Domestic Violence and the Housing Crisis

The Relationship Between Homelessness and Domestic Violence It’s an unfortunate reality that homelessness and domestic violence are closely related. Children who experience domestic violence become vulnerable to becoming unhoused later in life. As adults, survivors of domestic violence may be forced to choose between dangerous living situations because their options are limited due to the …

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