The Elizabeth Fry Society Mainland Nova Scotia addresses the criminalization of women and girls in Mainland Nova Scotia through:
— Providing one-on-one outreach to women and girls in prison and jail.
— Providing extensive, rehabilitative programs for women and girls in prison and jail.
— Delivering comprehensive programming and services to women in our communities at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system.
— Providing housing options through Holly House, our 8-unit transitional housing facility.
— Offering support and coordination for long-term housing options.
— Encouraging public awareness and understanding of issues related to women involved in the criminal justice system
— Addressing systemic failures and the root cause of criminalization.
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia helps hundreds of women each year, with just three full-time staff and a team of volunteers. By donating, you will be contributing directly to programs and supports for some of our community’s most vulnerable women.
Please consider making a donation today.