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Public Comments COVID-19 Updates:
* The 24/7 Crisis Line is always available and continues to operate as usual
* Shelter for women and children experiencing domestic violence and homelessness continues to operate as usual with the implementation of extensive health & safety procedures for clients and staff
* All scheduled individual or group counselling sessions have been cancelled until further notice
* Counselling & Outreach Teams are available to anyone in need of support or information by phone or virtual platform Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
* No visitors or volunteers are able to enter the building at this time
* No donations are being accepted on-site or in the donation bin at this time
* On-going service disruption updates are available at www.novavita.org
Service Details
Hours Shelter & Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Office Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm 
Groups day and evening
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
  • PAR for men and women  
  • S.C.R.I.B.E for men only
Application Call or e-mail  
  • no referral required
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - fees based on a sliding scale
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
59 North Park St
Brantford, ON N3R 4J8
Intersection North Park St and Eastbourne St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) Program directed at individuals who are or are at risk of becoming, abusive towards their partners. Through group counselling, participants discover how violence has impacted their families, learn how to stop their abusive behaviours and develop a new respect for their partners and their relationship. The safety of the participants’ partners is monitored through the Partner Check Program. 
 
Partner Assault Response Program (PAR) - is one of the services offered under the Challenge to Change program. This is a 12-week psycho-educational program for perpetrators (both men and women) of domestic violence who have been charged through the criminal court system. The safety of the victim and/or a partner or ex-partner is monitored through the Partner Check program through support and appropriate referrals. 
 
S.C.R.I.B.E - is a voluntary psycho-educational/therapeutic group for men who are looking for self-improvement and are eager to explore healthy ways to communicate as well as examine their behaviour in relationships.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-752-1005 ext 255 or ext 242
Crisis Phone 519-752-4357 (HELP) 24 hrs
E-Mail info@novavita.org
Website www.novavita.org
Primary Contact Calvin Hewson, Community Counsellor; Phone: 519-752-1005 ext 255; Email: chewson@novavita.org
Alternate Contact Joseph Rossignoli, Community Counsellor; Phone: (Business) 519-752-1005 ext 242; Email: jrossignoli@novavita.org
Primary Executive Natasha Dobler, Executive Director

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