Santa’s Workshop

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“The atmosphere in Santa’s Workshop is so positive and full of love because of the people in the community who give.”    Santa’s Workshop is a special part of the holiday season at Nova Vita. It’s when an area of Nova Vita undergoes a complete transformation that brings the magic of Christmas to the shelter…. Read more »

Wrapped in Courage Campaign

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The Wrapped in Courage is a provincial wide campaign run by the Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH) to bring attention to the issue of violence against women in Ontario. Sadly, the issue is very much prevalent in Brantford. Our city currently ranks as #2 in Ontario and #8 in all of Canada… Read more »

Teaching Children Literacy

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October’s Literacy Wall features “Tuckers Spooky Halloween” by Leslie McGuirk. This story follows Tuckers journey to find a Halloween costume that makes him feel just right, while experimenting with a variety of imaginary roles.

The Children’s Program at Nova Vita provides a nurturing and safe environment where children can engage in a variety of activities designed to stimulate their cognitive, language, physical, emotional and social abilities. It is research based, trauma informed, and includes current best practices in the field of early childhood education. When a mom and her children… Read more »