Initiative

Introducing Alice House's Interim Executive Director

Alice House is pleased to introduce our new, interim Executive Director, Viki Samuels-Stewart. Viki has worked in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion, human rights, and conflict resolution for over 20 years. She also has extensive experience working in the community with groups like North End Parent Resource Centre, Adsum House, John Howard Society, and the Halifax CeaseFire Project.

Alice House Holiday Wish List 2022

Holiday preparations are underway at Alice House! Each year, we do what we can to ensure the people of Alice House have their needs and wishes met during the holidays. We do this by matching each individual or family with a sponsor from the community that takes care of their specific needs. We also publish our annual Holiday Wish List to supplement individual and family sponsorship.

ANNOUNCEMENT | Launching the Alice on the Go: Online Course

Alice on the Go is a self-directed domestic violence prevention and education program that we have been offering for the past couple years, reaching over 130 participants and eight community partners. The Alice House team brought the program to life after clients had identified they want and need access to family violence support and prevention but had barriers to access regular programming such as work, school, childcare, transportation, or timing.

International Women's Day 2022

In 1848, hundreds of people gathered for America’s first women’s rights convention after women were not allowed to speak at an anti-slavery convention. The first IWD took place in 1908, where women protested garment workers’ labour conditions. IWD being recognized on March 8 has ties to the women’s movements that took place during the 1917 Russian Revolution.

Alice House Annual General Meeting 2021

The year of 2020-21 was a year full of challenges and triumphs. Our staff team and Board of Directors pulled together to ensure the essential services provided by Alice House were delivered. The women who call Alice House home showed all of us what true bravery and resilience looks like. This organization and team demonstrated its strength, flexibility, and ingenuity in providing support and services during the most demanding of times; both professionally and personally.

Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Canada

Halifax, Nova Scotia - Department for Women and Gender Equality

The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced the Government of Canada is investing $2.4 million in seven organizations and Indigenous organizations serving women across Nova Scotia. Alice House was one of the seven projects selected for federal funding. Funding amount for $75,728.

Ultramar Chooses Alice House as its Local Charity Choice 2019

Alice House welcomes 'Charity of the Year' with Ultramar

We were thrilled to receive a call from Brad Feicht, Jr. Application Analyst, Ultramar, Dartmouth Branch, Parkland in early January letting Alice House Executive Director, Heather Byrne know that Alice House would be its charity of choice this year! Ultramar is a community minded organization that contributes to local community non-profits and provides support through workplace campaigns, and heating initiatives and discounts. 

A Safe Place to call Home

Thank you for your past support this year!  We really couldn’t do it without each and everyone of you. Alice House helps mothers and children to grow and heal leaving stronger than when they arrived.  This past year has been a year of great change, as well as a year of hard work, and great successes. We're thrilled to share our successes with you this year.   Thank you from all of us at Alice House! 

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