Sexual Health Nova Scotia

Sexual Health Nova Scotia (SHNS) represents the provincial network of community-based sexual health centres. We work together to champion positive sexual health throughout the lifespan for all in Nova Scotia.

Our Mission

Sexual Health Nova Scotia (SHNS) is a leading and expert voice around the issues of sexual and reproductive health. We champion positive sexual health throughout the lifespan for all Nova Scotians through Advocacy; Education; Navigation; And Partnership.

Our Vision

We envision a province where positive sexual health is held in the same regard as any other area of wellness, and people can enjoy their sexuality free from shame and violence, with access to judgement-free services when and where they need them.

Our Values & Commitments

Sexual Health Nova Scotia is a diverse group of community volunteers, staff, and a dedicated Board of Directors who exist to positively impact the sexual and reproductive health of all Nova Scotians.  Sexual Health Nova Scotia and its member-centres are dedicated to these values and commitments

Sex-positive, open-minded, and non-shaming

Mindful of equity and inclusion in all aspects of our work

Respectful of individuals’ confidentiality and autonomy

Committed to an evidence-based approach rooted in best and promising practices

Pro-choice

Trauma-informed

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