For Newcomer Clients
Local GBVP Client Programs:
Gender-Based Violence Awareness and Prevention Workshop:
This is a 2-hour workshop that aim to raise awareness and build your knowledge on Gender-Based Violence.
You will learn:
The laws in Canada around Family Violence
Forms of child abuse in Nova Scotia
The signs of a healthy vs unhealthy family;
Your rights as an immigrant newcomer or a refugee
Where you can access support.
Workplace Harassment and Discrimination:
This is a workshop that gives you the opportunity to gain knowledge and learn about rights in Nova Scotian workplaces and laws around safety and inclusion.
It covers challenges and concerns newcomers face at work, Canadian workplace culture and social norms, labour standards and laws, rights in the workplace around safety and inclusion, forms of discrimination and harassment, responds and complaints, with sharing resources and what supports are available.
Men Talk is a monthly program for newcomer adult men to share, learn and discuss important topics that impact them and their families.
In this men's only space you will have the chance to connect and talk about the unique experiences, challenges and needs in this new environment. Each month is a different topic or theme.
This is a program for newcomer young men (ages 15-25). Do you want to make a difference in your community around gender-based violence prevention? This is the safe space to do it.
Join this initiative if you are interested in:
Being part of a youth leadership group
Being a positive male role model for other young men and boys
Sharing your voice to make a difference and create a youth-led project
(see video below) – Because I’m a Man