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Help EFryNB build our Gathering Space

Visit our GoFundMe page to make a donation!

Elizabeth Fry Society New Brunswick is renovating its main level on Adelaide Street. We are introducing the Gathering Space that will offer an expanded area to craft, create, connect, ground, trust, and grow.
This space will offer a safe welcoming environment for women and gender-diverse persons, who may be or are criminalized, to come together and connect through communal cooking, baking, and other creative activities. The walls are down, the room is painted, electrical and flooring replaced.
Now, we ask for your support to bring the room to life by adding a full kitchen with a fridge and stove together with all the necessary supplies to make a community kitchen functional.
You can donate now by visiting our GoFundMe page and all help is welcome. As a registered charity, EFryNB will happily issue tax receipts to donors. Please send us your name and mailing address to efry@nb.aibn.ca to facilitate this. Thank you!!

Land Acknowledgement:

We acknowledge that the land on which we operate is the traditional unceded territory of the Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet). This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet), Mi’kmaq and Passamaquoddy Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1726. The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Mi’kmaq and Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet) title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations.

Our Story

Social issues of poverty, unstable housing, mental health, gender imbalance, and violence can lead women and gender-diverse people to be caught in the net of the justice system. EFryNB reaches out to people who are freeing themselves from the cycles imposed by correctional systems. Women who may be criminalized engage in education, advocacy, and direct services that provide hope and confidence to move forward from a position of strength.

Elizabeth Fry New Brunswick Nouveau-Brunswick is a feminist organization committed to supporting women and gender-diverse people. Those we work with experience compassion, acceptance, dignity, and connection as EFryNB, in collaboration with its community partners, offers personalized, responsive services, safe and secure housing, education, and advocacy.

Our Mission

Elizabeth Fry of New Brunswick Nouveau-Brunswick is a non-profit, charitable organization supporting women, gender-diverse people and their families affected by socio-economic factors that may contribute to being involved with the criminal justice system. Through EFryNB’s advocacy work, education, community relationships, and direct services, those we work with and their families gain strength and resiliency to make positive changes for themselves and their communities.

From a solid base of being passionate about what we do and how we do it, we know we will continue our 33 years of offering innovative, creative, and effective solutions to ongoing challenges faced by women, gender-diverse people and their families. We stand behind our belief that the best solutions lie in a spirit of collaboration and relationship building with our community partners and the individuals whom we serve. Our core values of collaboration, compassion, dignity, innovation, and trust guide us. Together with our committed staff, volunteers, donors, and community partners, we believe we can create communities in which those we work with can thrive.

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How We Are Working with COVID-19

As an organization open to the public, EFryNB follows all governmental guidelines for working during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Keeping our hands clean.
  • Keeping our environment clean and disinfected.
  • Staying home if any symptoms are present or exposure may have occurred.
  • Limiting work related travel.