Shelters

Colchester/East Hants

Hub House Truro Homeless Outreach Society

  • trurohomeless.ca
  • Ages 16 and up overnight emergency shelter for everyone
  • Shower facilities
  • Wheelchair accessible bathroom
  • 7:00pm to 7:30am Intake
  • Phone: 1 (902) 956-4938
  • 862 Prince Street, Truro NS


Third Place Transition House

  • thirdplaceth.ca
  • Emergency shelter and Crisis Services for Women and Children
  • 1 wheelchair accessible bedroom and bathroom
  • 24-hour service, 7 days a week
  • Crisis line: 902-893-3232
  • Toll-Free Crisis line: 1-800-565-4878
  • Business line: 902-893-4844
  • Women’s Outreach: 902-895-9740
  • Children & Youth Outreach: 902-893-3232

Cumberland County

Autumn House

  • autumnhouse.ca
  • Emergency shelter and Crisis services for Women and Children
  • 1st floor accessible, accessible bathroom
  • 24-hour service, 7 days a week
  • 24-Hour Crisis Line: 902-667-1200
  • Amherst

Pictou County

Viola’s Place

  • violasplacesociety.ca
  • Overnight shelter for everyone
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 7:30pm to 7:00am
  • Intake 7:30pm to 11:30pm
  • Phone: 902-752-0550
  • 189 Marsh St, New Glasgow

Tearmann House

  • tearmann.ca
  • Emergency shelter for Women and Children
  • 1 accessible bedroom
  • 24-hour service, 7 days a week
  • Crisis Line: 902-752-0132 
  • Outreach Phone: 902-752-2591
  • Pictou County

Pictou County Roots for Youth

Halifax/HRM

Adsum House

  • adsumforwomen.org
  • Emergency shelter and Crisis services for Women and Children
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour service, 7 days a week
  • Phone: 902-423-4443
  • 2421 Brunswick Street, Halifax

Bryony House

Metro Turning Point

  • shelternovascotia.ca
  • Emergency shelter for Men, Trans Individuals, Gender Non-Conforming Individuals
  • Limited accessibility
  • 24-hour service, 7 days a week
  • Phone: 902-420-3282
  • 2170 Barrington Street, Halifax