60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876
Emergency After Hours Tel: 902-543-5142

YReach Settlement & Language Services
Contact: Samir Upadhyay
Phone: 902-880-4040
YREACH: YREACH, a new and expanded YMCA Program, provides information, orientation and settlement support toImmigrants and Temporary Foreign Workers and their families who are new to communities across the province of Nova Scotia. YREACH has a mandate to raise awareness about the benefits of immigration in Nova Scotia and to work with local partners to create welcoming communities.
Community Links
Contact: Meagan MacDonald (Regional Coordinator - Lunenburg)
Phone: (902) 489-2177 
Community Links is a province-wide organization that supports the establishment of age-friendly, inclusive communities in Nova Scotia by linking individuals and organizations to promote needed changes.
Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)
6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120 (second floor)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3L 4P1
Phone: 902-423-3607
Toll Free: 1-866-431-6472
ISANS is the leading immigrant settlement service agency in Atlantic Canada, serving 10,000+ clients annually in 104 communities across Nova Scotia, through many kinds of services—language, settlement, community integration, business development, and employment—both in person and online.
Bridgewater Public Transit
Since September 2017, the Town of Bridgewater offers a public transit service that connects where people live to key destinations around Town. The 19-passenger bus is wheelchair accessible and travels the route once per hour.
CNIB Foundation
6136 Almon St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 1T8
Phone: (902) 453-1480
Toll Free: 1-800-563-2642
Founded in 1918, the CNIB Foundation is a non-profit organization driven to change what it is to be blind today. We deliver innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion. Our work as a blind foundation is powered by a network of volunteers, donors and partners from coast to coast to coast.
Maritime Bus
Toll Free: 1-800-575-1807
Connect to Maritime Bus’ one trip in, one trip out daily service 7-days/ week to Halifax using local services like VON “ON the Move”, Queens Transit, Bridgewater Senior Wheels, Bridgewater Transit & Chester Community Wheels. All this makes our connected transportation links perfect for medical & other appointments, visiting friends, commuting, shopping, airport connections, university travel, sightseeing—or for whatever you want to do. Schedules can change, please check to ensure times, etc., are up-to-date. Listed pricing includes all fees and taxes. For more info: www.maritimebus.com; 1-800-575-1807 Effective August 19, 2019
Community Wheels
23 Collicutt Rd.
Chester, NS
Contact: Michele Haddal, Transportation Coordinator
Phone: 902-273-2440
Chester Community Wheels is focused on delivering affordable, friendly and reliable transportation service to the people of the municipality of Chester. Whether it is going to a doctors appointment or a shopping trip we are here to help the community get where they need to go.
Canadian Red Cross Bridgewater Service Centre
42 Glen Allan Drive, Suite 102
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
B4V 3N2
Contact: Tracy Clements, Service Centre Coordinator
Phone: 902-543-8565
Fax: 902-543-7047
We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.
Fire Department, Bridgewater
81 Dominion Street
Bridgewater, NS
Phone: 902-543-4203 (hall no.)
Alzheimer Society, Bridgewater Caregiver Support Group
Phone: 902-422-7961
We are a leading not-for-profit health charity working to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians affected by Alzheimer's disease, other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure.
Second Story Women's Centre
18 Dufferin Street, P. O. Box 821
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
B0J 2C0
Phone: 902-640-3044
​SSWC provides support, counselling, referrals, personal development programs, advocacy, volunteer engagement, wellness programs, youth programs, social opportunities for women, girls and other gender-diverse people.
Adult Learning Opportunities (ALO Employment Solutions)
215 Dominion Street, Gateway Plaza
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
B4V 2K7
Phone: 902 543-2479, ext. 29
Fax: 902-543-0284
Our programs are available at no cost to adults 18 and older who are no longer attending school. Learning is offered in a friendly, nonjudgmental, and safe environment. Work towards your GED, improve your skills, and reach employment or personal goals. Smaller groups and one-to-one teaching allow our instructors to give each learner all the time they need to be successful. You can start any time and attend when you are able from September to June.
Margaret Hennigar Library - South Shore Public Libraries
135 North Park St, Unit B
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
B4V 9B3
Contact: Katherine Sharp, Branch Coordinator
Phone: 1-902-543-9222
Bridgewater's Public Library, located at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre
Nova Scotia Works Employment Solutions Society
215 Dominion Street
Bridgewater, NS
B4V 2K7
Phone: 1 (902) 543-2479
Fax: 902-543-0284
Our staff assist individuals and employers navigate a range of no cost employment programs and services that will aid in their success. We are a registered non-profit society dedicated to assisting job seekers find employment and employers find suitable workers. We have been serving job seekers and employers since 1994 and in 2016, we became a Nova Scotia Works – Employment Assistance Services Centre and received operational funding from the Province of Nova Scotia.
South Shore Open Doors Association (SSODA)
PO Box 564
Phone: 902-521-0994
We believe everyone has a right to live in a safe, adequate, accessible, and affordable home. We know that ending homelessness is not simply a matter of serving clients better, but about creating environments in which doing better is easier. SSODA is the living vision of the community’s collaborative approach to addressing the rapidly increasing housing crisis and situations of energy poverty in Lunenburg & Queens County, Nova Scotia.

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