Welcome to Nova Vita

We provide holistic client-centered residential and counselling services to women and children escaping violence and homelessness, and counselling services to perpetrators of domestic violence in Brantford and Brant County.


Nova Vita is More Than A Bed

Did you know that you don’t have to stay at our shelter in order to get support or to access our services?

You Can Make a Difference

We can’t do it alone. Find out how you can help to end violence in our community.

Make A Difference

Join Our Team!

Nova Vita is a great place to work, learn, and volunteer. Find out how to join our team.

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Success Stories

“Nova Vita provided me with an opportunity to heal, rest, learn, and transform my life from abuse to positive, healthy, safe and successful.”
“My experience at Nova Vita has given me an opportunity to gain strength within myself and the courage to pursue good things in my life.”
“I am eternally grateful for the staff’s collaborative rally of support, respect, encouragement of self-worth and empowerment that enables me to continue to heal and gain confidence with managing my life productively in the healthiest of ways.”
“I felt confident that I made the right decision to call for help. The respect and patience I felt from staff was comforting.”
“I learned that I wasn’t to blame for my situation.”

Your Support Saves Lives.

We rely on generous donors like you to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families impacted by violence, abuse, and homelessness.

Nova Vita Celebrates International Women’s Day 2020

Thursday March 5, 2020

Crisis and Support Calls Answered
Women and Children Found Safe Emergency Shelter at Nova Vita
Volunteer Hours Donated

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