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Juniper House

South West Nova Transition House Association

Location

Located In
Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
Yarmouth, NS
Areas Served
Digby County ; Shelburne County ; Yarmouth County

Contact

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E-Mail
juniperhouseeastlink.ca
Phone
Local: 902-742-8689
Contact
Lisa Newell-Bain, Executive Director, South West Nova Transtion House Association; Phone: 902-742-4473; Fax: Digby Outreach 902-742-4473; Email: juniperedeastlink.ca
Alternate Contact
Juniper House, South West Nova Transtion House Association; Phone: 902-742-8689 * 1-800-266-4087; Email: juniperhouseeastlink.ca
Mailing Address
c/o Juniper House 
PO Box 842 
Yarmouth, NS B5A 4K5
Fax
902-742-4473

Description & Services

Information
 
Who We Are 
 
In 1985 the South West Nova Transition House Association established JUNIPER HOUSE as a safe shelter for abused women and their children in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties. 
 
JUNIPER HOUSE has a community Board of Directors and several working committees composed of people from Digby, Yarmouth and Shelburne Counties. The house is staffed by an executive director, full and part-time counselors, Outreach Workers and a Children's Services worker. 
 
The provincial government as well as private donations provide funding for JUNIPER HOUSE. 
 
JUNIPER HOUSE PROVIDES: 
- room for fifteen women and children 
- a 24 hour toll free crisis telephone line 
- 24 hour staffing 
- a safe, comfortable living environment for as long as six weeks 
- outreach programs 
- supportive counseling 
- help in understanding the legal and social services systems 
- a space for women to learn to trust each other and to become productive and confident in their own abilities
Hours
24 hour toll free crisis telephone line 
24 hour staffing
Accessibility
Fully Wheelchair Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible.
Tags
For women & girls ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity

Special Information

Established
1985

About this Information

Last Modified: 06 Jul 2018 | Last Full Update: 06 Jul 2018