News & Events

Sarah’s Story: Surviving Abuse at Hope’s Place

2022-08-03T14:08:27-07:00August 3rd, 2022|update|

Once a woman leaves her abuser, it is critical that we provide enough support to ensure her safety (and the safety of her children and pets). It can be incredibly dangerous and isolating for a woman to leave her abusive relationship - but it is possible, especially if we work together to put a safety [...]

Arden’s Story: Surviving Abuse at Hope’s Place

2022-08-03T11:14:31-07:00August 2nd, 2022|update|

Are you seeking financial support for rent on the North Shore, emergency shelter, or 2nd stage housing? Call our Women’s 24-Hour Support Line at 604-987-3374. You may also email Shona Johnston, Homeless Prevention Program Coordinator, at hpp@nscss.net, or contact SAGE Transition House directly at sage@nscss.net. Once a woman takes the courageous [...]

Celebrating Pride in Full Drag

2022-08-02T11:13:29-07:00July 26th, 2022|update|

2SLGBTQ+ women are uniquely vulnerable to gender-based violence (read more, Wisdom 2 Action). Partnering with local 2SLGBTQ+ organizations enriches our individual experiences, gives us a chance to connect, and can help us reflect on how to improve as a social service agency. Shortly after this event was internally announced, we [...]

Media Release: Telus Friendly Future Foundation Donates $5,000 to NSCSS PEACE Program

2022-06-08T12:24:44-07:00June 8th, 2022|Fundraising|

Funding will equip PEACE Counsellors at the North Shore Crisis Services Society (“NSCSS”) with the resources required to support youth experiencing violence on the North Shore. North Vancouver, British Columbia, June 8 – TELUS Friendly Future Foundation®, through the TELUS Vancouver and Coastal Community Board, has donated $5,000 to contribute towards [...]

A Walk to Remember the Women at Polytechnique Montréal

2022-06-08T12:44:35-07:00December 1st, 2021|update|

Dec 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against women. This day was started after the murder of  14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal on Dec 6, 1989. national-day-remembrance. The NS VAWIR (Violence Against Women in Relationships) committee (northshorevawir.com) also marks this as a day to remember the Missing and Murdered [...]

Shoppers Loves SAGE!

2021-10-26T14:36:56-07:00October 25th, 2021|update|

Shoppers Drug Mart is supporting NSCSS again this year The LOVE YOU campaign! Every dollar raised by the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart directly goes to us to help women in your community. Since 2011, the LOVE YOU campaign has put women’s health first and has supported more than 450 women’s charities annually across [...]

Nicole Sexton

2021-04-26T11:42:18-07:00April 26th, 2021|update|

It is with our deepest sorrows to announce that Nicole Sexton passed away on April 20, 2021. Nicole worked with Good Stuff Connection for 20 years dedicated to helping our clients and customers, always with a bright smile on her face. She was a truly great friend and coworker to all of us and we [...]

Remembering Janet

2020-07-31T10:11:52-07:00July 29th, 2020|update|

We are incredibly sad at the loss of Janet Wynne-Edwards, vice president on our board at NSCSS.  Janet was an incredibly warm and cheerful person - always willing to jump into the fray.  She was a big behind-the-scenes supporter in a lot of ways - with the Gala of Grace in particular, and using her [...]

Gala of Grace 2020

2020-07-31T10:11:52-07:00February 25th, 2020|Events, Fundraising|

(Cancelled this year due to COVID) FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020   |   AT THE PIPE SHOP, 115 VICTORY SHIP WAY, NORTH VANCOUVER   |   11:00AM – 3:30PM Tickets for this year's Gala of Grace are going on sale on Friday February 28th at 11am.  Tickets are available on the Gala of Grace website Last year they sold [...]

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