News & Events

Our opportunity to help shift the mental health care system

A recent report on CTV Atlantic, featuring grassroots organizer Laurel Walker, shares the story of a group pushing the health authority’s to revamp our province’s mental health care.  The report indicates that 42% of Nova Scotians have reported that they have dealt with a mental health issue in their lifetime. This is one the highest… Read more »


Our vulnerable children, youth, and families deserve better.

The Nova Scotia government’s budget (released March 20th) made it clear that they will continue to prioritize fiscal health over community health – a false dichotomy that will have a long-term impact. The government’s decision, to not strengthen family life for vulnerable children and youth through core investments, will significantly impact our province’s child protective… Read more »


Conversations in your community during #NationalSocialWorkMonth 

We’re only two weeks into National Social Work Month and we’ve had the pleasure of meeting with social workers from Sydney to Yarmouth as part of our Conversation with your College events. We’ve shared our draft five-year Strategic Plan goals to gain on the ground feedback moving forward as we finalize the plan for our Annual General Meeting (May 11-12). The… Read more »


Join the conversation on affordable housing in NS

A People’s School on Affordable Housing: Building Awareness and Inspiring Action This March 24th event will discuss and share ideas for action on what affordable housing could be in communities across Nova Scotia!This event is open to anyone with an interest in affordable housing. Lunch will also be provided to attendees of this free event…. Read more »


$5 Yoga for Social Workers from March 11-17th

Carve out time for self-care during National Social Work Month Pramana Yoga in Halifax is offering $5 yoga for social workers during the week of March 11-17th! http://www.pramana.ca/


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