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Adsum shelters and houses as many as 90 people each day and more than 300 persons in a year. Hundreds more use Adsum services and support without ever staying with us, often related to their basic needs for safe and affordable housing, food, clothing and connection.

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Our Impact


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We acknowledge that our housing, programs, and services are located and provided on the unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq people.



“"When I arrived here I didn't know if I'd last a month....I'm now proud to say I'm nearing the 8 year mark. The longest I've been in one place in my adult life."


Our People


Our people are our strength. They are a committed, diverse group of staff and volunteers. They are driven, informed, hardworking and ethical. They have deep compassion and respect for others, and acceptance for people, wherever they are in their journeys.



Adsum's staff is made up of more than 40 full-time, part-time and casual employees. Click below for a list of main contacts.

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. Click below for a list of current Board members.

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Review our Annual Reports, Financial Statements, and more.