Outside Links:

Other Services:

  • Sexual Assault Center – 897-4366
  • Central Nova Women’s Resource Centre – 895-4295
  • Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre – 895-0200
  • Community Services Income Assistance – Truro
  • Community Services Income Assistance – East Hants
  • Family and Children’s Services – 893-5950
  • Addictions Services – 893-5900
  • Mental Health
  • Millbrook Family Healing Centre
  • Welkaqnik (Next Step Shelter) – 895-1764
  • Legal Aid – 895-5920
  • Adult Protection – 1-800-225-7225
  • Bridges (Programs for Men who Abuse) – 897-6665
  • Victims Services – 1-800-565-7912


With temperatures expected to drop to -40 with the wind chill in the coming days, anyone who is in need of emergency shelter is encouraged to reach out to 211 or the following agencies across the province:Truro:• Truro Housing Outreach Society - Haven House at 29 Arthur St. will have increased bed capacity and extended hours. Halifax Regional Municipality:• 902 Man Up is adding beds at the Christ Church shelter, 61 Dundas St., Dartmouth. It will be open for men, 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.• 902 Man Up is expanding capacity at its shelter at 2029 North Park St., open Friday at 5 p.m. until Sunday at 9 a.m. • A warming centre at St. Matthew's United Church, 1479 Barrington St., will be open Friday at 5 p.m. to Sunday at 9 a.m.• Beacon House is extending opening hours from Friday at 6 p.m. to Monday at 7 a.m. at the warming centre on Metropolitan Avenue, Lower Sackville. • Adsum for Women and Children is opening a mini warming centre at The Alders, 2380 Gottingen St., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.• There will be a shelter at The Old School Gathering Place in Musquodoboit Harbour, open Friday at 4 p.m. to Sunday at 6 p.m.New Glasgow:• Viola's Place Society at 189 Marsh St. will have increased bed capacity and extended hours. It will host a drop-in centre from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday. Intake for the shelter starts at 3 p.m. It will be open 24 hours a day on Saturday and Sunday.Amherst:• The new emergency overnight shelter at 155 Church St. will have increased bed capacity and extended hours.Cape Breton Regional Municipality:• CBRM opens a shelter with extended hours and more beds when temperatures reach -15. Kentville:• Open Arms Resource Centre at 32 Cornwallis St. will have increased bed capacity and extended hours. • The Kentville Rec Centre at 354 Main St. will have a warming centre from Friday, Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. to Sunday, Feb. 5 at 9 a.m. ... See MoreSee Less
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February is African Heritage Month here in Nova Scotia. This years theme is 'Seas of Struggle: African Peoples From Shore to Shore'.The African Heritage Month website has info about upcoming events: can also find out more by contacting the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia.Phone: (902) 434-6223Email: ... See MoreSee Less
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