WE ARE  OPEN AND OPERATING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS.
We are taking every precaution to keep our staff and clients safe and healthy, following the guidelines outlined by the health authorities.

How You Can Help

Nova House is a residential non-profit organization that receives some core-funding, but relies on private donations in order to provide the services we do. Everyone has different gifts to give and we appreciate any commitment that you are able to provide. You can help make a difference by:

  • Volunteering your time

  • Offering a financial donation, using the secure donate button on this website OR by mail (Box 337, Selkirk MB R1A 2B3)

  • Donations of birthday, Christmas, and other event gifts for distribution to our clients at these times

  • Donations of toiletries, such as shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, feminine hygiene products, etc

Donations of household items and clothing can be made at our Twice Over store, where the individuals using our services shop for free and choose what they need. For more information about Twice Over, click here.

For more information on volunteering, how and where donate items, or to inquire on items we may be in need of (in general or during holidays and special events), please use the contact information below:

204-482-7882

info@novahouse.ca

ITEMS WE ARE CURRENTLY IN NEED OF AT THE SHELTER 

All of the individuals accessing our services are  given vouchers to shop at Twice Over as needed.  However, often when women and children first come to the shelter they have nothing and they are not ready to go shopping.  For this reason we  stock some items at the shelter; socks, undergarments, slippers, pajama's, limited sweats or tee shirts. 

 

We are currently in need of the following items:

  • Adult slippers

  • Disposable gloves

  • New or gently used single and double  bedding: fitted sheets preferably light colours &  comforters

  • Reusable face masks

**November is DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH and we are running the POWER OF THE PJ'S CAMPAIGN.  To learn more about this and where to donate pajama's, please visit our EVENTS PAGE **

The following items are always appreciated:

  • Liquid (HE) laundry detergent 

  • Fabric Softener Sheets

  • Baby wipes and Diapers - size 5, 6

  • Baby monitors (audio or video)

  • Towels - bath especially and hand towels

  • Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash

THIS CHRISTMAS WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

*Non-perishable food items for Christmas Hampers

*New unwrapped toys *

We are always in need of art supplies for our Art Programs and Children's Programs, such as: canvas, paints, brushes, glue sticks, card stock, markers, pencil crayons, wax crayons, magazines, scrapbook paper, and other misc. items.

If you would like to drop off any of these items please call us at the shelter 204-482-7882, ext 0  or emails us at info@novahouse.ca

 

THANK YOU!

Local Crisis Line

(204) 482-1200

24 hour-Toll Free Crisis Line

 

1-877-977-0007

 Nova House Text Line
(204) 805 -NOVA (6682)

Member of Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters Inc. (MAWS)

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