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Juniper House

South West Nova Transition House Association

Located In Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us Yarmouth, NS
Areas Served Digby County ; Shelburne County ; Yarmouth County
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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:
Alternate Contact Juniper House, South West Nova Transtion House Association; Phone: 902-742-8689 * 1-800-266-4087; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Juniper House 
PO Box 842 
Yarmouth, NS B5A 4K5
Fax 902-742-4473
Description & Services
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. 
- 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.
Special Information
Established 1985
Tags For women & girls ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity