We are taking every precaution to keep our staff and clients safe and healthy, following the guidelines outlined by the health authorities.

Our Services

We have trained Protection Order Designates (POD) to assist with the preparation and filing of protection orders. 

*All of our services are free and confidential.

*Although our language states "women" our services are provided to all individuals and therefore may be off-site

For more information regarding our programming and services, please call our administration line at

1-204-482-7882 or email us at info@novahouse.ca


24/7 No-Charge Crisis Line

We provide immediate help to individuals and families in crisis of domestic and/or family violence. Our trained staff can help you determine if you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship and connect you with the appropriate resources. Call or text us anytime, toll-free.






204-805-NOVA (6682)


Residential Program

  • Safe and secure short-term accommodations for abused women and their children

  • Individual short- and long-term counselling

  • Full and comprehensive support and educational groups and workshops

  • Assistance in accessing community resources

  • Activities that promote expression of feeling and the building of self-esteem and healthy relationships

  • Parenting  workshops

  • Life skills


Children's Program

Children who have witnessed violence in the home often have feelings of sadness, anger, confusion, and guilt. The goal of the children’s program is to listen and provide support for children and to help them understand their feelings.

We Offer:

  • A safe and supportive environment

  • Individual children's / youth counselling

  • Art expression

  • Children’s groups and fun activities

  • Age appropriate information for children about domestic violence

  • Activities that promote expression of feelings and the building of self esteem

  • Parent and child programming and education

  • Family and Parenting Counselling


RISE Program






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Our RISE program is a residential follow-up program designed to support those women and children in need of long-term support. While many women come to Nova House for short-term support, others may have less opportunity and access to external supports. The RISE Program at Nova House provides longer-term transitional housing and programming for one year to help and support women learning how to live a life free from abuse. 

The RISE program is aimed towards assisting women by providing a wide range of  support services and programming.  Our programs encourage independence, self-esteem,  and help to build confidence. We also provide workshops and training toward a better education, job development, and self-sufficiency. 

Services our RISE Program offers:

  • Childcare

  • Parent and child well-being

  • Counselling

  • Support groups

  • Educational workshops

  • Art therapy

  • Life planning

  • Life Skills

  • Job development


Interim Housing

Nova House has one interim housing unit in the community that helps us provide safe accommodation and continued support and programming once our Residential Program is complete, but safe housing is not yet available. 


Non-Residential Services

Nova House offers both FOLLOW-UP SERVICES for those who have left our emergency and RISE programs, and OUTREACH SERVICES for individuals, families, and organizations in the community seeking support.

Follow-Up Services

  • Counselling

  • Referrals

  • Advocacy

  • Safety planning

  • Home visits

Outreach Program

  • Counselling - In person, Phone, Virtual

  • Referrals

  • Advocacy

  • Safety planning

  • Home visits

  • Community visits

  • Presentations and educational workshops

Local Crisis Line

(204) 482-1200

24 hour-Toll Free Crisis Line



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

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

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