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Nova Scotia Works

Barrington Office

Located In Barrington Passage
Where To Find Us
3588 Highway 3
Barrington Passage, NS
Canada B0W 1G0
Areas Served Municipality of the District Barrington ; Shelburne County ; Yarmouth County
Phone 902-637-3015
Contact Denise Nickerson, Certified Career Development Practitioner, Nova Scotia Works; Phone: 902-637-3015 * 902-875-2200; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 328 
Shelburne, NS 
Description & Services
Information Southwest Employment Services is now a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre. We help Nova Scotia’s employers with recruitment, planning and HR support and we help people with career planning, job searching and on-the-job development. Our employees help clients navigate a range of programs and services that will aid their success.
Hours Barrington office hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (8:30am - 4:30pm). Shelburne and Yarmouth offices are open Monday - Friday.
Accessibility Fully accessible building and office.
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity