Nova Scotia: Transition Houses and Shelters for Abused Women in Canada 2008

Nova Scotia

Autumn House

Cumberland County Transition House Association
PO Box 1141
Amherst, NS B4H 4L2
Tel: (902) 667 1344
(902) 667-0064
(902) 667-1200 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 667-2768
E-mail: autumnhouse@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Web site: www.thans.ca/autumn.htm

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Childcare

Naomi Society

Antigonish Mall and Business Centre
Unit 2 133 Church Street
Antigonish, NS B2G 2E3
Tel: (902) 863-3807
Fax: (902) 863-6008
E-mail: naomisociety@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Web site: www.stfx.ca/campus/stu-serv/
naomi-society
www.thans.ca/naomi.htm

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation

Harbour House

PO Box 355
Bridgewater, NS B4V 2W9
Tel: (902) 543 3665 (office)
(902) 543 3999 (crisis)
1-888-543-3999 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 543-3533
E-mail: harbourhouse@ns.sympatico.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Childcare

Alice Housing

W. Williams Non-Profit Housing Assoc.
PO Box 333
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Y5
Tel: (902) 466-8459
Fax: (902) 466-9808
E-mail: alicehousing@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Web site: www.alicehousing.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Second Stage Housing
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Juniper House Outreach

PO Box 1456
Digby, NS B0V 1A0
Tel: (902) 245-4789
Fax: (902) 245-2261
E-mail: juniperdigby@ns.sympatico.ca
Web site: www.juniperhouse.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Outreach Program connected to Juniper House in Yarmouth

Adsum House

2421 Brunswick Street
Halifax, NS B3K 2Z4
Tel: (902) 423-5049
(902) 429 4443 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 423-9336
E-mail: adsum@adsumforwomen.org
Web site: www.adsumforwomen.org

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Pet boarding arrangements

Bryony House

Halifax, NS
Tel: (902) 429 9002 (office)
(902) 423 7183 (shelter)
(902) 422-7650 (crisis)
(902) 429-9008 (outreach services)
Fax: (902) 429-0954 (office)
(902) 423-1384 (shelter)
E-mail: info@bryonyhouse.ca
Web site: www.bryonyhouse.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Chrysalis House

PO Box 356
Kentville, NS B4N 3X1
Tel: (902) 679-6544
(902) 679-1922 (crisis)
1-800-264-8682 (crisis)
(902) 679-1155 (children)
Fax: (902) 679-2723 (ex dir)
(902) 679-2788 (general)
E-mail: chrysalis@ns.sympatico.ca
Web site: www.thans.ca/chrysalis.htm

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • Other Services:
  • Crisis counselling

Tearmann House for Abused Women

PO Box 153
New Glasgow, NS B2H 5E2
Tel: (902) 752 1633
(902) 752 0132 (crisis)
1-888-831-0330 (crisis)
(902) 752-2591 (outreach)
Fax: (902) 928-0168
E-mail: tearmann@ns.sympatico.ca
Web site: www.thans.ca/tearmann.htm

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Leeside Transition House

PO Box 6913
Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2W2
Tel: (902) 625 1990
(902) 625-2444 (crisis)
1-800-565-3390 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 625-0595
E-mail: leesidedir@rushcomm.ca
Web site: leeside.shelternet.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Transportation
  • Childcare

Cape Breton Transition House

PO Box 487
Sydney, NS B1P 6H4
Tel: (902) 562-2186
(902) 539 2945 (crisis)
1-800-563-2945 (crisis)
(902) 562-1336 (child counselor)
(902) 562-3045 (outreach services)
Fax: (902) 562-5541
E-mail: cbtranshouse@ns.aliantzinc.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Millbrook Family Treatment Centre

(Aboriginal)
PO Box 665
Truro, NS B2N 5E5
Tel: (902) 893-8483
1-800-565-4741 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 893-2987

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Third Place Transition House

PO Box 1681
Truro, NS B2N 5Z5
Tel: (902) 893 4844
(902) 893-3232 (crisis)
1-800-565-4878 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 893-4844
E-mail: victimsassociation@aliantzinc.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling

Welkaqnik Next Step Shelter

PO Box 1738
Truro, NS B2N 5Z5
Tel: (902) 895-1738
Fax: (902) 893-7680
E-mail: caringconnection@tru.eastlink.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Second Stage Housing
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Mikmaq Family Healing Centre

Waycobah First Nation
PO Box 310
Whycocomagh, NS B0E 3M0
Tel: (902) 756-3440
1-800-565-3440 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 756-3441
E-mail: waycobah2@gov.ns.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Transportation

Juniper House

PO Box 842
Yarmouth, NS B5A 4K5
Tel: (902) 742-4473 (administration)
(902) 742 8689 (crisis)
(902) 742-0231 (crisis)
1-800-266-4087 (crisis)
Fax: (902) 742-4473
E-mail: juniperhouse@eastlink.ca
Web site: www.juniperhouse.ca

Organizational Attributes:

  • Transition House or Shelter
  • Bilingual
  • Women with special needs can be accommodated
  • There may be a maximum age limit for children who accompany a woman

Other Services:

  • Crisis counselling
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