Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc

Contact Information
Office Phone 506-635-8851
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
E-Mail efry@nb.aibn.com
Website www.facebook.com/pages/The-Elizabeth-Fry-Society-of-Saint-John-NB-Inc/173421546050588
Primary Contact Judy Murphy, Executive Director, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc.; Phone: 506-635-8851; Fax: 506-635-8851; Email: efry@nb.aibn.com
Alternate Contact Gabriela, Program / Projects Coordinator, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc.; Phone: 506-635-8851; Fax: 506-635-8851; Email: efry@nb.aibn.com
Volunteer Coordinator Denise Durette, President, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc; Phone: 506-635-8851; Fax: 506-635-8851; Email: efry@nb.aibn.com
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.  
 
Community:  
- 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. 
 
Corrections: 
- 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
Fees None
Location information
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***
Other Details
Service Level (51) Registered Charity
Meetings Last Tuesday of the month, by-monthly (excluding December and July).
Subjects
Service Categories Court Orientation of Offenders ; General Victim Impact Programs ; Mothers ~ Offenders ; Offenders ~ Women

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