24/7 Line: 1-888-543-3999

Harbour House: a women's shelter serving all communities within Lunenburg and Queens Counties

We provide shelter and counselling support for women and their dependent children who are fleeing situations of intimate partner violence.

If you are in a moment of crisis, call 911. We are open, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Crisis Phone Line
1-902-543-3999 or 1-888-543-3999

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Email

Gender-Based Violence Affects Us All

In the past six years, access of shelter services has increased 900% due to gender-based violence.
Harbour House’s doors are open to women of all ages and abilities and their dependent children in support of their leaving the cycle of violence.

15-bed shelter

15-bed Shelter

Average Stay: 6 weeks

Compassionate and Healing Atmosphere

Offering Outreach Programs for Women and Youth

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Provide, operate and maintain safe temporary housing for women and their dependent children, who are victims of abuse.

What to expect in our shelter

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Provide security, support and counselling to women who have been victims of abuse and to help them become self-sufficient.

Contact our counselling service

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Liaison with relevant community and professional services to provide the most up-to-date information and support.

View programs & services

Our Funders & Partners

It is through our communal, provincial and national efforts that gender-based
domestic violence can be eradicated. We are grateful for the support of our funding
partners to achieve this goal.