Adsum Court residents will have year round comfort

OCTOBER 11, 2016


Affordable multifamily housing pilot brings comfort to renters

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – A new pilot program is helping improve Nova Scotia’s rental housing stock by lowering energy costs, increasing tenant comfort and affordability. Efficiency Nova Scotia’s Affordable Multifamily Housing pilot aims to help 10 property owners complete energy efficient upgrades to further reduce electrical consumption and achieve targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

2017 Mystery Art Show & Sale

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:30

Adsum Supporters and Art Lovers

Join us on March 30th for our Annual Mystery Art Show & Sale at Argyle Fine Art

A Wine and Dessert Reception - 7:00 – 9:30 - Doors open at 6:30

75+ Pieces of Art of all mediums from established and emerging artists

All art sold for $100 each

Choose your art purchase in order of arrival and the "Mystery Artist" is uncovered after purchase

Tickets $20 - 2017 tickets are Sold Out

Females Fore Females 2016

Thank you for supporting Adsum for our 3rd Annual Females Fore Females golf day on June 29 at the Links at Montague. The day was full of great actitives with lessons from golf pros, to a fashion show by Penelope's Boutique, to massages on the green - and all else in between!

Your participation and the enthusiasm of the sponsors, golfers and volunteers allowed us to raise $14,181 for our work. It will help us in our vision that "everyone has a safe and secure home".

We will be holding the tournament next year in September and hope we will see you back again for a great day.

Adsum pays employees "Living Wage"

Sheri Lecker; Adsum Executive Director speaks on CBC Maritime Noon about Adsum committing to Living Wage for all employees. Listen here.

27th Successful Canadian Women's Dinner

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 18:00

Successful Canadian Women's Dinner honouring Ms. Leilani Farha

Join Adsum at our signature event as we celebrate the work of Ms. Leilani Farha; Executive Director of Canada Without Poverty and United Nations Special Rapporteur on The Right to Housing.

Thursday, November 3rd - Dinner and Silent Auction for 350+ at The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel

Reception and Silent Auction - 6:00 pm

Dinner - 7:00 pm

Gimme Shelter Screening

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 18:00

Gimme Shelter screening

On Tuesday, May 10th Adsum for Women & Children will present an exclusive screening of "Gimme Shelter" starring Vanessa Hudgens.

Out of Site, Out of Mind: What Homeless Counts Miss

We are pleased to share this piece by Leilani Farha, who is the the Honouree at our Successful Canadian Women's Dinner on November 3rd, 2016.

Shoppers Drug Mart - Growing Women's Health

Adsum for Women and Children Raised Critical Funds Through the Support of the Shoppers Drug Mart’s Growing Women’s Health Campaign

Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 3, 2015 –

Adsum for Women & Children received a $42,199 donation from Shoppers Drug Mart® as 17 stores in Halifax partnered in an effort to raise funds in support of women’s whole health through the fourteenth annual campaign.

26th Annual Successful Canadian Women's Dinner

What a wonderful night with Elizabeth Manley and 340 Friends and Supporters of Adsum.

Thank you to Elizabeth and Hannah for telling their inspiring stories and to these wonderful sponsors: