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Bonny Lea Farm

South Shore Community Service Association

Located In Chester
Where To Find Us
5 Collicutt Rd
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Areas Served South Shore Region
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Phone (902) 275-5622
Contact Sharon Church; Phone: 902-275-5622 ext 241
Alternate Contact Elizabeth (Liz) Finney; Phone: 902-275-5622; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 560 
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Fax (902) 275-2567
Description & Services
Information Bonny Lea Farm is committed to empowering special needs individuals, providing opportunities to experience faith, self-respect, love one for anther, dignity, integrity, productivity, and responsible community living. 
Bonny Lea Farm operates and/or sponsors the following specialized programs and services: 
Center for Independent Living 
This program is comprised of three licensed group homes, five small option units, a supervised apartment, and one respite care bed with a total capacity of 35 beds. 
Bonny Lea Farm (Day Program) 
Our vocational day program provides work options for up to 40 participants who live within our residential program and participants who live at home and attend only during the day time hours. 
Bonny Lea Farm Greater Achievement Center 
The Greater Achievement Center is comprised of the specialized and support services required to assist participants to develop their potential. Supports include augmentative communication, occupational and physical therapy style interventions, behavioral interventions, and personal counseling. 
Visit our website to find out more about upcoming and annual events, news, photos and how you can help.
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Programming for ages 21 older. 
Volunteers of any age welcome.
Hours Monday to Friday 8-4 (Main Administration)
Special Information
Established 1973
Tags All abilities welcome ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity