Nova Vita Domestic Violence Prevention Services

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing, Regional Crisis Line/Help Line, Community-based advocacy services, Perpetrator focused services (i.e. PAR, probation), Healthy-masculinity focused programming (i.e. Caring Dads), Community Counselling Centre

Nova Vita works to end interpersonal violence and abuse by supporting individuals and families who have experienced domestic violence, intimate partner violence, or gender-based violence through the provision of crisis intervention, emergency shelter, transitional support, children’s programs, and counselling; and by fostering accountability for those who harm through intervention, counselling, public education, and systemic advocacy.

Organization Information

Address: 59 North Park St, Brantford, Ontario

Phone Number: 519-752-1005

Crisis Line: 519-752-4357

Text Number: 519-752-4357

Chat Support: https://novavita.org/chat/

Email: info@novavita.org

Web: http://www.novavita.org

Hours of operation: 24/7

 

Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy
VAW Crisis Line Support
Transitional/Second Stage Housing Program
Support/service for children/youth who have experienced violence/abuse
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Education/Prevention Services for Children and Youth
Education/Prevention Services for Adults
Legal Services/Advocacy
Community-based advocacy services
Perpetrator focused services
Healthy-masculinity focused programming
Immigration and refugee supports
Mobile/Home Based Services

Organization Located In: Rural/Urban Mix (population 30,000-99,999)

 

Languages Available: English, Punjabi , Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Portuguese

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services) Text Web-based chat Phone , info@novavita.org

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person Text Web-based chat Phone Email

Accessibility: Yes, fully

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: Yes, call to inquire

Pet Accommodations: No accommodations or arrangements for pets , 16+ for Counselling Services, Prioritize folks from Brantford/Brant County and Six Nations area

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Newcomer
Older Adults
Perpetrators of violence/abuse/unsafe behaviours in relationships
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Inclusivity Policies: Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Available Online), Trauma-Informed - Policy Available Online, Informed-Consent Framework, Sex-Work Positive Framework, Harm Reduction Framework, Feminist Intersectional Framework, Organization-wide capacity to provide responsive service to trans and non-binary individuals and communities

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter)

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Services at a Glance

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Childcare icon Childcare

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Pets off-site icon Pet Accommodations Off-site

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Crisis Support icon Crisis Support

Chat Support icon Chat Support

Text Support icon Text Support

Childcare icon Childcare

Accessibility icon Accessibility

Pets off-site icon Pet Accommodations Off-site

Rural icon Rural

Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

Aboriginal Shelters of OntarioOntario Coalition of Rape Crisis CentresOntario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centresaction ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes LogoFamily Service OntarioOntario Network of Victim Service Providers