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 have experienced domestic violence.

Harbour House can be contacted for support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If you are in an immediate emergency situation, call 911.

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

Support Text Line

Support Email

We keep our Facebook page up-to-date with the latest resources, information and events that we host.
All are welcome, our staff and support is here for you.

Gender-Based Violence Affects Us All

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

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS : In Canada, abuse is not tolerated, and both women and men are equal under the law. It is illegal to engage in any form of gender-based violence. Seek help immediately by calling 9-1-1 or local police if threatened or abused. Abuse can take many forms, including physical, emotional, financial, psychological, sexual, spiritual, or verbal.

ESL Translations:  Arabic - Filipino - French - German - Mandarin - Spanish - Ukranian - Vietnamese 

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.

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