SHNS is Hiring a Transformation Closet Coordinator!

We are so incredibly excited to announce that we are expanding our Transformation Closet, beginning with hiring a Transformation Closet Coordinator to run this provincial program. This will mean we are able to continue to offer free gender-affirming gear around the province, plus add some small perks and resources to this program. A full job […]

Notice of AGM

We are pleased to announce that the date for the 2022-23 SHNS Annual General Meeting will be happening on July 13, 2023 at 6:30 PM. It will be happening virtually over Zoom. We have so much to share about our past year, and so much to look forward to. We are looking to bring on […]

SHNS is Seeking a Board Treasurer

SHNS is currently looking for a volunteer Board treasurer. After a year of much exciting change, our current treasurer is looking to transition someone into their role. For more information on being a SHNS Board of Directors volunteer please see this infographic. We will be prioritising applications from BIPOC, 2SLGBTQIA+, and disabled folks, as well […]

2023 Sexcellence Awards Call for Nominations

The call for nominations for our 2023 Sexcellence Awards closed on February 28th, 2023. Thank you so much to everyone who submitted; it is amazing that there are so many people championing sexual and reproductive health in the province. Our Awards Committee is reviewing the nominations now. When a decision has been made we will […]

Open Letter on Responding to Monkeypox in Nova Scotia

SHNS collaborated with ACNS, CBRC, and HSHC, as well as individual community members to develop the following open letter addressing the provincial government of Nova Scotia’s response to Monkeypox. Since then, the provincial government has collaborated with HSHC to open Nova Scotia’s first pre-exposure vaccine clinic. The open letter can be read here. More information […]

Transformation Closet

We are so excited to reopen the Transformation Closet! The Transformation Closet provides free gender-affirming gear to folks around Nova Scotia. As we have expanded this program over the past few years we have seen how necessary of a resource this program is.   If you, or someone you know, could benefit from this program, […]

SHNS Statement on Youth Services

Click here to view our recent statement on sexual and gender-affirming health services for youth available through our network of sexual health centres across the province.  You can also view our guide to SHNS Youth Services here.

Update on Pictou County SHC

An Update on Pictou County Sexual Health Centre Pictou County Sexual Health Centre is currently closed. The centre is undergoing a transitionary period, and will be working over the next few months to re-open with changes in place to continue to support the sexual health of all members of the Pictou County community. Sexual Health […]