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Riverview Enhanced Living Society

Located In Dayspring
Where To Find Us
171 Leary Fraser Rd
Dayspring, NS
Areas Served Lunenburg County
Phone (902) 543-7851
Contact Joanne Wentzell, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 902-530-3302; Email:
Alternate Contact Rebecca Hill, Program Director & Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 902-543-7851 ext 248
Mailing Address PO Box 270 
Bridgewater, NS B4V 2W8
Fax (902) 543-8332
Description & Services
Riverview Enhanced Living has been a leader in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, in caring for adults with special needs since 1976.  
Adults with special needs in Nova Scotia require safe, engaging, and caring communities like Riverview.  
Let us show you some of the ways we create enhanced living solutions for adults with special needs: 
Professional and engaging educational programs through our L.I.T.E.S. program regardless of physical or cognitive abilities. 
Healthy and delicious meals meet the client’s individual nutritional requirements. 
Various forms of living options from Apartments and Group Homes to full-time Nursing Care. 
Supported living connects clients with support in areas including: life skills, health, employment, financial, leisure, & social skills. 
Individualized work and life skills programs engage our clients through meaningful involvement within the community. 
Promotion of physical activity through development of fine and gross motor skills. 
Engaging home atmosphere provides clients an inclusive and caring environment. 
Natural settings at each of our properties promotes recreational opportunities and relaxation for clients and visitors. 
As a registered Not-For-Profit, volunteers are always welcomed and appreciated. We encourage you to contact us if you are interested in volunteering.
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Tags All abilities welcome ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity