Domestic Violence Resources

Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Emergency contacts: Police: 911 Halifax Regional Police Victim Services: 902-490-5300 (Interpretation available) Transition House Association of Nova Scotia: 902-429-7287 Avalon Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner: 902-425-0122 Provincial Victims Services: 1-888-470-0773 RCMP Victim Services: 902-426-1280 Non-emergency contacts: ISANS Specialized Settlement Support … Read more

How an urban farm in Halifax is helping one woman with her mental health

By Alex Cooke, Halifax StarMetro, Oct. 11, 2018 HALIFAX—Having outgrown its current location of seven years, Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund its transition to a new home. Finding a new, farmable space is proving to be a difficult task for the farm, which needs … Read more

Mental health and wellness with Carmen Celina Moncayo

Carmen Celina Moncayo was a community psychologist in her native Colombia before coming to Canada in 1999. With two Masters’ degrees and a wealth of experience, she now uses her skills as the Community Wellness Program Coordinator at ISANS, where she has worked for over 18 years. Carmen works with … Read more