HRM – Emergency Contacts and Shelter Services

Police/Fire/Ambulance, 911

Mobile Crisis Intervention Services, 429-8167

Youth Help Line (24-hour), 420-8336

Kid’s Help Phone (24-hour), 1-800-668-6868

Parent Help Line (24-hour), 1-888-603-9100

Avalon Sexual Assault Response Line (24-hour), 425-0122


Alcare Place (Transition – Men recovering from addictions)

(902) 423-9565

1374 Robie Street

Alice Housing (Second and third-stage housing – abused women)

84 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth

(902) 466-8459

Adsum House (Adsum for Women and Children offers Emergency Shelter for Women and Children, also Adsum Court and Adsum Centre providing affordable and suppotive housing)

2421 Brunswick Street, Halifax

Phone (902)429-4443/423-4443

Barry House SLSNS Temporary location until the Gottingen St. location is ready for opening. Phone numbers remain unchanged.

(Women) (Individual women with dependent children,age 16 to 59 years)

1050 Wellington St. (near Tower Rd. and South Street)

Halifax  NS B3K 3C7

Phone 902-422-8324

Fax 902-422-2046

Bryony House (Abused Women)


Address Confidential

Marguerite Centre (Addiction Recovery-Women)

Phone (902)876-0006

Address Confidential

Metro Turning Point (Men’s shelter) 65 beds +

Day centre/support services open 8AM-8 PM M-Su

Night shelter open 8 PM- 8 AM, 7 days a week

No Meals

Trustee hours 9 AM -5 PM M-F

Phone (902)420-3282

2170 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 2W4

Nehiley House SLSNS

Halfway house for women released from prison

3170 Romans Ave

Halifax NS B3L 3W9

Phone (902)44-5532

Fax (902) 492-0704

Pendleton Place, "NEW ARRANGEMENT" service has been relocated to other shelters with the addition of beds, support services equivalent to Pendleton. Additional beds have been opened at Metro Turning Point Centre for males and at Barry House for females. (SLSNS will operate the service year round and 24/7.

Both Metro Turning Point and Barry House have adopted the harm reduction service approach, Serving those age 16 years and over. Takes pets. Shower and laundry facilities & personal lockers available. Personal care items available, clothing donations -when available. Referral service offered.

Phoenix Youth Shelter (Youth)

Phone (902)446-4663

1094 Tower Road, Halifax

Salvation Army (Men) Available Programs

Addictions Services, Community and Family Services

Family Tracing Services, Rehabilitation Services,

Sheltering/Hostel Services

Phone (902)422-2363

2044 Gottingen Street, Halifax

Sir Sandford Fleming House SLSNS   Halfway House for men released from prison

2549 Brunswick St.

Halifax NS B3K 2Z5

Phone (902)423-1219

Fax (902)492-0704


HRM – Churches In Halifax, NS

HRM – Drop-In Centres, Food Banks and Soup Kitchens