Affordable Housing for Women
An initiative of the Elizabeth Fry Society Mainland Nova Scotia
The Holly House is a combination of Elizabeth Fry’s offices and eight (8) single occupancy rooms for women. Holly House offers a shared kitchen, common room, and two (2) bathrooms, plus in-house laundry facilities. The house provides safe, affordable housing for women for up to one year. Holly House is not a half-way house. All women in the community are eligible to submit an application.
Elizabeth Fry’s professional staff will help develop a Personal Transition plan, education and employment exploration, housing search support, community resources referrals, and personal development programming.
What Holly House offers:
- Self contained fully furnished rooms with microwave and mini fridge
- Shared living space
- Internet and cable
- Shared kitchen
- Shared bathrooms (2)
Rent is based on income. To be eligible for tenancy, we require:
- A completed application
- An interview with E. Fry Mainland NS staff
- Two (2) references
- A signed lease
Holly House adheres to:
- A zero tolerance policy for drug or alcohol use
- A commitment by all tenants to support the spirit of communal living
Interested in Holly House? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.