LEA Place Women's Resource Centre


Core Services & Programs


LEA Place serves women and adolescent girls on the eastern part of the Eastern Shore, and parts of the Musquodoboit Valley.  Service may include:

Support Counseling and Crisis Intervention

  • One on one counseling
  • Crisis management
  • Drop-in
  • Support Groups

Advocacy and Accompaniment

  • Court Accompaniment
  • Systems Navigation

Information and Referral

  • Legal Information
  • Primary health issues
  • Financial security
  • Community-based services
  • Employment support
  • Addiction, health, and mental health services


  • Life skills and personal development
  • Family and youth
  • Self-expression and leisure
  • Poverty relief and food security
  • Housing
  • Economic development and self-sufficiency
  • Sexual violence prevention and intervention
  • Health and wellness
  • Healthy relationships
  • Sexual assault services


Community Education

  • Healthy relationships, self-esteem, violence prevention in-school programs
  • Primary health issues/social determinants of health

Community Development Initiatives

  • Interagency committees
  • Social advocacy
  • Housing and homelessness projects
  • Food security and anti-poverty initiatives
  • Sexual Assault service development
  • Violence prevention
  • Multicultural linkages
  • Social research/Action research
  • Health community initiatives

Social Advocacy