Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc

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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.
E-Mail efry@nb.aibn.com
Website www.efrysj.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/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 * 506-645-8851; Email: efry@nb.aibn.com
Alternate Contact Kim, Womens' Support Services Coordinator, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc.; Phone: 506-635-8851; Email: efry@nb.aibn.com
Volunteer Coordinator Judy Murphy, Executive Director, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc; Phone: 506-635-8851 * 506-645-8665; Email: efry@nb.aibn.com
Primary Executive Wanda Cosman, President, Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB Inc.; Phone: 506-333-1055 * 506-763-3737
Mailing Address PO Box 23012 
Saint John, NB E2J 4M1
Description & Services
Description of service(s) The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John NB 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 
- 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. 
- Special Events: Annual vigil for Ashley Smith held in October. 
-Town Hall Gatherings with EFRy SJ and the SJHDC to raise community awareness and invite dialogue about issues affecting criminalize women. 
- EFry outreach in Miramichi in which volunteers offer activities and supports for women in NBWCC 
-Partner with NBCC in InBloom project supporting single mothers continuing their post secondary education 
 
Corrections: 
- Court Support Services: volunteers attend court on a daily basis to assist women as they transition through the justice system, both in the criminal and mental health courts 
- Trained volunteers in advocacy meet with women in Nova Institution for Women, Truro, NS oto discuss concerns or issues, assist in pre-release planning, access scholarships or bursaries, provide continued support once they return to their communities. 
- Mother/Child Read Aloud: Volunteers invite women at the federal Nova Institution for Women in Truro NS them to read and record new books for their children. E Fry mails the books, recordings to each child. 
- EFry SJ is partnering with Dalhousie University to develop resources for the caregivers of children whose mother participated in the - Mother Child Read Aloud Program to promote a love of reading and learning. 
- Singing My Way Home is a project that EFry is partnering with Symphony NB to bring song writing workshops to women in the NB Women's Correctional Centre and Nova which will result in a performance in each institution.
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: 100 year(s) and under
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Location information
Located In Community Saint John
Address & Map
115 Charlotte Street St, 2nd floor
Saint John, NB E2L 2J2
 
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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 Board meetinghs by-monthly (excluding summer)
Subjects
Service Categories Court Orientation Programs ; General Victim Impact Programs ; Mothers ~ Offenders ; Offenders ~ Women

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