Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc
|Record #: HDC0129||Last Modified: 22 Mar 2017||Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2016|
|Toll Free Phone||866-301-8800|
|After Hours Phone||506-635-8851: Leave a Message. Calls returned as soon as possible.|
|Fax||Call ahead: 506-635-8851|
|Primary Contact||Judy Murphy, Executive Director, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc.; Phone: 506-635-8851; Fax: 506-635-8851; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Gabriela, Program / Projects Coordinator, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc.; Phone: 506-635-8851; Fax: 506-635-8851; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Denise Durette, President, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc; Phone: 506-635-8851; Fax: 506-635-8851; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 23012
Saint John, NB E2J 4M1
|Description & Services|
|Description of service(s)||The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Incorporated supports women and their families affected by social-economic factors that may contribute to their being involved with the criminal justice system. Through E Fry’s advocacy work, education, community relationships and direct service, women and their families gain strength and resiliency to make positive change for themselves and their communities.
- Support Group (one to one and/or small group) for family members of offenders
- Anti-Shoplifting: Program conducted in Grade 5 classrooms throughout southern New Brunswick.
- Literacy Jump Start Book Club: This program encourages the growth of literacy skills, the love of books and reading for children who not have access to new storybooks in their homes. This program will also foster and develop a strong relationship between children and books. The program will involve children and families from pre kindergarten to grades 3.
- Scholarship Program: The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc. recommends applicants to the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies. Three are awarded annually in Atlantic Canada.
- Bridging the Gap...Connecting Generations matches elderly and children in grades 4 and 5 to share stories of growing up in Saint John.
- Special Events: Annual vigil for Ashley Smith held in October.
- Court Support Services: volunteers attend court on a daily basis to assist women during their First Court Appearance.
- Trained volunteers meet with women in Nova Institution for Women, Truro, NS one on one to discuss concerns or issues, assist in pre-release planning, access scholarships or bursaries, provide continued support once they return to their communites.
- Mother/Child Read Aloud: Volunteers meet with women one on one to give them the oppourtunity to read new children's books on tapes to their children. E Fry mails the books, tapes and a walkman (one time gift) to each child.
|Hours||Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:00 pm
To see someone specifically, please call in advance to set up a time.
|Areas Served||New Brunswick ; Atlantic Canada|
|Eligibility||Ages: 99 year(s) and under|
|Languages||English ; French ; Spanish|
|Located In Community||Saint John|
|Address & Map||
68 Carleton St
Saint John, NB
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|Accessibility||Not Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***|
|Service Level||(51) Registered Charity|
|Meetings||Last Tuesday of the month, by-monthly (excluding December and July).|
|Service Categories||Court Orientation of Offenders ; General Victim Impact Programs ; Mothers ~ Offenders ; Offenders ~ Women|