Journey to Justice Together

Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton

Sydney, NS

Telephone:  1.902.539.6165


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  • To apply for residency at the SAP please call 1-902-562-8271 and/or 1-902-539-6165 to complete a Preliminary Assessment with staff
  • Referrals can come from community agencies and partnerships
  • Self Referrals may be made
  • A 60 to 90 day release plan and/or re-integration plan will be developed in cooperation with the woman
  • A formal report will be presented to a Community Assessment Team and a decision to accept, defer or deny residency will be made
  • Community partners and/or referral agents will be notified of decisions

Journey to Justice Together

Satellite Apartment Program

  • The SAP provides twenty four hour awake staff who are available to provide support twenty four hours a day.
  • Each resident is assigned a key counselor who will meet with the resident weekly assisting with the monitoring of progress towards personal and correctional goals and adhering to the reintegration plan.
  • Staff will work in cooperation with residents assisting them to address behaviour change, relapse prevention, coping skills and reintegration.

The Satellite Apartment Program (SAP) is a Community Based Residential Facility, Operating  since 2005, to provide a housing option for women who are on conditional release and/or are experiencing a transition in their lives and are in need of a stable living environment. The SAP is an eight bed facility with 24/7 supervised staff to work with women in developing tools needed to stabilize their lives. The SAP is a safe place where women can gradually adjust to new situations, make decisions and complete legal processes as they plan for their future.

Our Goals

  • To provide a supportive environment to facilitate integration back into the community.
  • To provide an Individual Program Plan (IPP) to facilitate community reintegration and a sense of self development.
  • To provide supervised residential program for women who are residing in the Elizabeth Fry Satellite Apartment Program in keeping with their legal requirements.
  • To promote community education and support for the Elizabeth Fry Satellite Apartment Program.