The Elizabeth Fry Society Mainland Nova Scotia addresses the criminalization of women and girls in Mainland Nova Scotia through:


·         Providing one-on-one outreach to women and girls in prison and jail

·         Providing extensive, rehabilitative programs for women and girls in prison and jail

·         Delivering comprehensive programming and services to women in our communities 

·         Providing housing options through Holly House, our 8-unit transitional housing facility

·         Offering support and coordination for longterm housing options

·         Encouraging public awareness and understanding of issues related to women involved in the criminal justice system

·         Addressing systemic failures and the root cause of criminalization.