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849 Thrift Boutique exists to create a revenue source that supports Town House programming while delivering an exceptional shopping experience for our customers. We strive to deliver excellent quality pre-loved goods to clients by engaging in retailing used apparel (clothing, accessories, and footwear), used books, and other gently used goods donated by the members of the public for the purpose of raising money to deliver programming that benefits citizens of Glace Bay and surrounding areas.



Of Operation


Tuesday         11am - 6pm

Wednesday   11am - 6pm

Thursday       11am - 6pm

Friday             11am - 6pm

Saturday        11am - 6pm

*Hours of operation are subject to change


at 849 Thrift

Under the supervision of the Thrift Store Manager, volunteers help sort donations, price items using 849 Thrift Boutique pricing guidelines, clean and condition store front and provide excellent customer service.

For a full 849 Thrift Boutique Volunteer job description click here. 

Click here to apply.



Contact Lori at 902-849-2449 to schedule a time for donation drop off.

Please DO NOT leave clothing or other items outside Town House or 849 Thrift Boutique. 

Please follow these guidelines when donating:

Donation Procedure

  • Due to Covid restrictions, Town House will no longer be accepting “drop off” donations.

  • You MUST call Town House to make an appointment to donate items you have.
    Our office number is (902) 849-2449.

  • Maximum of 5 bags/boxes for each person donating.

  • We ask that you donate seasonal items only as we have limited storage.

  • Items must be in clear bags only.

  • Please ensure items are washed and in good condition before donating.

  • Staff/Volunteers have the right to refuse donations that may not be acceptable such as items that are broken, expired, torn, stained, etc.

  • Please do not leave any donations outside.

Town House Prestige Card


Town House is committed to providing a safe, judgement free shopping experience for our community members experiencing financial hardships by offering a discreet discount card, the Town House Prestige Card, that will provide participating clients discounts on all of our goods.

By applying for a Town House Prestige Card, you’ll receive a 50% discount on your purchases once a week.


If you or someone you know is experiencing financial hardships and would like to access this support from Town House, please complete the application form below.

Visit Our Store

169 Commercial Street
(The old shoe store)

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