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Supported Community Living Options

Located In Bridgewater
Where To Find Us
152 Pleasant St
Bridgewater, NS B4V 1N5
Areas Served Lunenburg County
Phone (902) 543-1147
Contact Debbie Stewart, Director of Supported Community Living Options; Phone: (902) 543-1147; Fax: 902-543-1816; Email:
Alternate Contact Joanne Wentzell, CEO Riverview Enhanced Living; Phone: (902) 530-3302; Fax: 902-543-8332; Email:
Fax (902) 543-1816
Volunteers Wanted (Email)
Description & Services
Information Supported Community Living Options (SCLO) of LaHave Manor Corporation offers the following programs: 
Group Homes - Compassion House, Rose Cottage & Fernwood House 
Supported Apartment Program 
Compassion House is a family home environment where everyone shares in the responsibility of the home and support staff provide guidance and teaching of all skills and aspects of independent living. 
Fernwood House and Rose Cottage are community residences for intellectually challenged clients living in a supportive environment. Clients learn to improve and maintain their daily living and social skills and grow as individuals. 
The Supported Apartment Program is offered to people who are interested in living independently with minimal support. We offer support with in home maintenance, health, employment, financial, leisure, and social skills.
Special Information
Tags All abilities welcome ; Recreation Categories ; Seniors ; South Shore Connect ; Support Programs