Services exist for victims and survivors of sexual violence at many levels, whether the assault(s) are recent or historic. Read through our list of available resources to decide which are right for you.

Contacts for Services


Sexual Assault Examinations

Acute medical care and forensic evidence collection at Queens General Hospital, Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital and South Shore Regional Hospital.

Phone Unit 902-634-7304


Harbour House

Shelter and support for women and their children in Lunenburg & Queens Counties.

Phone 1-888-543-3999


Second Story Women’s Centre

Supportive services including free counselling for women and girls in Lunenburg and Queens Counties.

Phone 902 640-3044 or 543-1315


Sexual Health Centre Lunenburg County

Provides information and support on sexual and reproductive health.

Phone 902 527-2868


NS Victim Services, Western Region

Provides a range of services to victims of crime.

Phone 1-800-565-1805


Mental Health & Addictions Intake Line

Phone 902 543-5400


Mental Health Crisis Line

24 hour, 7 days/week, crisis support and mobile response.

Phone 1-888-429-8167


Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Bridgewater Phone 902 527-5555

Lunenburg Phone 902 634-8674

Queens Phone 902 354-5721

Chester Phone 902 275-3583


Bridgewater Police Service

Phone 902 543-2464