SHYFT Youth Services
opened on January 5, 2011 and offers residential and outreach supports for homeless and at-risk youth in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties.
Click HERE for some of our Youths own stories.
SHYFT can provide temporary housing for up to seven youth (ages 16 - 24). In addition to residential services, SHYFT offers programs and workshops. Outreach youth can also access washroom, laundry, and kitchen facilities.
Meals at SHYFT are prepared and shared by youth and staff.
All youth are responsible to follow house rules and expectations. These rules and expectations will be explained and discussed upon entering the home. Referrals for support services can be initiated by outside agencies or individuals, however, youth must self-refer to access services.
SHYFT's services include:
To commemorate our 5 year anniversary, students from NSCC's Applied Media Communication Arts class created a video showcasing the work we do at SHYFT. Click the image below to view the video.
Civic address: 6 Trinity Place, Yarmouth NS B5A 1P4 Mailing Address: Box 2000, Yarmouth NS B5A 0B2 (p) 902.881.3111