Video - I Am Here.

Adsum was approached by the generous folks at Revolve and Egg Films who offered to help us tell our story.

A number of our clients have courageously shared what Adsum means to them.

Thank you Egg Films and Revolve for helping us bring these stories to life.

Visit Shoppers and Support Adsum

Saturday, September 17, 2011 (All day) to Friday, October 14, 2011 (All day)

Shoppers Drug Mart Tree of Life CampaignAdsum for Women & Children and Shoppers Drug Mart are partnering in an effort to raise funds in support of women and children in Halifax through the

Progress: Adsum Through the Years

Founding Board Members
Sister Evelyn Pollard, 1985
Early Renos @ Adsum House, 1983
Adsum House Expansion, 2004
After Expansion, 2004
Adsum House Today
Adsum House Kitchen, 2011
Adsum House Renos, 2011
ROMEO Renos, Adsum House 2011
ROMEO Renos 2, 2011
Adsum Centre, Before (2003)
Adsum Centre, 2003
Ribbon Cutting @ Adsum Centre, 2004
Adsum Centre, After (2004)
Adsum Court - Before
Adsum Court - After
Adsum Court, 2010
New Gottingen Location, 2011
Gottingen Street Location, 2011
Gottingen Tour - Feb. 25
Gottingen - Feb. 25
Gottingen - Feb. 25
New Office Space - Feb. 25

Adsum has gone through many changes and additions over the years.  Have a look to see how far we've come!

Friends of Adsum

We are grateful for the support of our donors, volunteers and many friends. Meet some of them here!


Adsum's staff is made up of more than 40 full-time, part-time and casual employees.

Our main contacts are found below:

Client Support Office, Adsum House  Tel: (902) 423-4443

Sheri Lecker, Executive Director  Tel: (902) 425-3466

Sarah Carrier, Executive Assistant  Tel: (902) 423-5049

Programs & Services

Through Adsum's four locations and our latest acquistions - condominiums - a number of programs and services are available for women, children, youth and trans* individuals experiencing homelessness.

Annual Report and Financial Statements

Adsum for Women & Children has benefited from the support of the community for more than 30 years. We are committed to being accountable stewards of this support and each year provide a report to the community and our many stakeholders outlining our successes, challenges and financial health.


Statistics & Figures

In 2016 - 2017

Adsum House provided:

Board of Directors

A volunteer Board of Directors governs Adsum for Women & Children.  Daily operations, activities and outcomes are the responsibility of the Executive Director.

Adsum Board of Directors 2017 - 2018

President - Donna Morykot, B&M Consulting Ltd. Consultant to Encana Corp.

Past-President - Christine Saulnier, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – NS

Vice-President  - Catherine Baker, Wilson Fuel Co. Ltd.

Treasurer -Heather Lotherington, Grant Thornton LLP

Contact Adsum

If you need immediate assistance for emergency shelter please call (902) 423-4443.

For general administration inquiries, please call (902) 423-5049. 

For fundraising and communication/media inquiries, please call (902) 422-3389.