ALL OF OUR SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL 

Our Services

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

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

 

24/7  CRISIS AND TEXTING LINE

We provide immediate help to individuals and families in crisis of  intimate partner / domestic  abuse and 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.

Province-Wide

1-877-977-0007

Local

204-482-1200

Text

204-805-NOVA (6682)

We are here to help you. Call or Text now if you need us and let us know how we can help.

 

EMERGENCY / RESIDENTIAL PROGAM

We provide safe and secure short-term accommodations for individuals (with or without children) leaving an abusive intimate partner or family relationship. 

We offer:​

  • Individual short- and long-term counselling

  • A trauma informed environment that promotes healing, building self-esteem and confidence

  • Full and comprehensive support and educational groups and workshops

  • Assistance in accessing community resources, including relocating to safe housing

  • Life Skills and Life Coaching

 

CHILDREN, YOUTH & PARENTING PROGRAM

Children and youth  who have witnessed violence in the home often have feelings of sadness, anger, confusion, and guilt. The goal of the Children and Youth Programs is to listen and provide support for children and to help them understand their feelings.  The goal of the Parenting Program is to help provide the bridge often needed to help repair trust and understanding between a parent and child that may have been lost in the chaos of living with abuse.  We have a trained facilitator to help recognize the strengths and work towards positive change using the tools and methods of the Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program. 

We Offer:​

  • A safe and supportive environment

  • Individual children's / youth counselling

  • Art expression

  • Children’s groups and activities

  • Youth groups, after school programs

  • Age appropriate information for children about partner/family violence

  • Activities that focus on building self esteem and self confidence

  • Parent and child /youth workshops and activities 

  • Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program

  • Family and Parenting Counselling

  • Life skills building for parent and child

 

RISE PROGRAM

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Our RISE program is a residential TRANSITION PROGRAM designed to support individuals (with or without children) who have completed our Emergency Residential Program and want to continue their healing journey.  This program offers long-term residential support for one year or more.

 

While many women come to Nova House for short-term support, others may have less opportunity and access to external supports and prefer the structure of a residential program. 

The RISE Program  provides a wide range of  support services, builds life skills and offers complex trauma concept programming.  This program encourages independence, helps to build self-esteem,  and self confidence. We also provide workshops and training that helps to  build skills  and self-sufficiency. 

We  offer:

  • Counselling

  • Group Therapy

  • Educational workshops

  • Art therapy

  • Life Coaching / Planning

  • Job skills and development

  • Work experience

This program gives you permission to take your time to figure things out for YOUR future. 

 

Nova House offers OUTREACH PROGRAMS that support  those who have left our EMERGENCY AND RISE PROGRAMS, and provides  services for individuals, families, and organizations in the community seeking support or resource information about Intimate Partner/Domestic and Family Violence.

​OUTREACH SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Interim Housing: Offered only to individuals/families who have been  in our Emergency or RISE Program.

  • Follow-Up: Provided to individuals/families leaving any of our Residential Programs for a minimum of six months

  • Non-Residential Support: Offered to anyone in need of support around partner/family abuse; healthy relationships

  • Virtual Support/Programs: Offered to anyone unable to attend programming in-person

We offer:

  • Counselling (In-person, Phone, Virtual)

  • Referral Services

  • Advocacy

  • Safety Planning

  • Educational Workshops

  • Life Skills teaching

  • Life Coaching

  • Community / Home Visits

  • Community Presentations 

Helping individuals and families connect in real time to programming and services that they otherwise could not participate in. we continue to offer VIRTUAL SERVICES.  This component of our Outreach Program is available to anyone that prefers a visual connection for counselling/life coaching services.  Some of our workshops are also offered with a virtual element.  

 

Virtual programming and counselling must be pre-booked. To sign up for one of our workshops please contact the Outreach Coordinator directly at:      outreach@novahouse.ca    or by calling   204-482-7882  ext. 449  

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF OUR PROGRAMS PLEASE CALL OUR GENERAL INQUIRIES LINE AT: 

   204-482-7882  ext. 0  

   

OR SEND US AN EMAIL

  info@novahouse.ca