Our Services

THOS provides immediate shelter and housing support services to individuals and families in central Nova Scotia experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity.

Immediate Shelter

๐Ÿ›๏ธ 862 Prince Street, Truro ๐Ÿ• 6:30PM - 8:30AM โ€“ 7 Days a week

Hub House is the primary outreach program of THOS, and currently provides sixteen emergency and transitional beds to unhoused individuals. Hub House is open to anyone sixteen years of age and older. You can access this service by checking in at Hub House any night starting at 6:30PM, bed availability is on a first-come-first-serve basis for new intakes. You can call ahead to check availability but we cannot take reservations over the phone.

Guests are provided with meals, clothing, personal care items, transition and housing support services, as well as a phone number and mailing address where they can be contacted.

If you are younger than 16 years old and are experiencing homelessness, are at risk of losing your housing, or are unsafe in your current living situation, please call the
Kidโ€™s Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text โ€œCONNECTโ€ to 686868.

Housing Support

๐Ÿ›๏ธ 862 Prince Street, Truro ๐Ÿ• by appointment

The housing support service helps renters to find and maintain safe, adequate housing. The level of support varies on a case to case basis, but can include assistance with rental applications, sending paperwork to agencies, and interfacing with landlords.

Our Intensive Case Manager works with clients who may need additional assistance for a longer period of time.

If you are having an issue with your landlord, are at risk of eviction, or are currently searching for affordable housing, contact housing@trurohomeless.ca to set up a meeting.

Housing Clinic

๐Ÿ›๏ธ 862 Prince Street, Truro Hub House (902) 843-2538

Every Thursday we host our housing clinics from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Hub House. We focus on providing folks with information, communication, and support. This includes speaking with landlords, researching apartments, community navigation, helping with housing or subsidy applications and more!

With the help of our team, you can find proper housing thatโ€™s right for you. To register please email housing@trurohomeless.ca, due to spacing we will not be able to accommodate drop-ins.

Please contact Hub House with any questions, we will be happy to help.

Additional Services

Peer Support Program

More information coming soon!

Bagged lunches

We provide a limited number of bagged lunches at the Hub House shelter door. You do not need to be a guest of Hub House to access this service but please note that availability is dependent on our incoming donations.

Clothing and
personal care items

We have a second-hand clothing and a personal care item store room. If you require toiletries or an article of clothing, such as a winter coat or shoes, these items can be requested at the Hub House shelter door. These items are dependant on our donations as well.

Advocacy and education

THOS provides community education on best practices to end homelessness and works with local government and property owners to increase the availability of supportive and affordable housing.