RESOURCES

If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate assistance:
Contact the Nova Scotia Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team
1-902-429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167 (toll free) or go to the nearest hospital or call 911

CRISIS HOTLINES

Crisis Services Canada: 1-833-456-4566

Kids help phone for children and youth: 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

Crisis intervention, services, and supports for immigrants: 902-422-6736

Good2Talk (for secondary students): 1-833-292-3698

Residential School Survivors: 1-866-925-4419

1rst Responder Support: 1-888-429-8167

Support for Veterans/RCMP and their families: 1-800-268-7708


NON-CRISIS PHONE SUPPORT

Nova Scotia Mens/All Genders/Women's Helpline: call 211 and request the appropriate service

Wellness Together Canada text WELLESS to 741741

Community navigation and supports for Black Nova Scotians: 1-855-732-1253

Black Youth Helpline: 1-833-294-8650 (10am-11pm)


SELF HELP GROUPS

Self-Help Connections: 902-466-2011 

The Healthy Minds Cooperative: 902-404-3504 


REPORTING

Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-833-900-1010

Sexual Abuse Hotline: 1-800-656-4673 

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-866-922-2434

Domestic violence hotline: 902-421-1188 or 1-877-521-1188


COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Brotherhood: 902-434-0824

Seventh Step Society: 902-422-0456

Nova Scotia Legal Aid: 902-420-6583

Dal Legal Aid:902-423-8105

Autism Nova Scotia: 902-446-4995

YWCA Halifax: 902-423-6162

South House:902-494-2432

Stepping Stone (Sex Workers): 902-420-0103

The Youth Project (TSLGBTQIA+ youth): 902-429-5429

Coverdale Courtwork Society: 902-422-6417 

John Howard Society: 902-429-6429

Elizabeth Fry society: 902-454-5041

Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre 902-420-1576

Mi'kmaw Legal Support Network 1-877-379-2042

Avalon Sexual Assult Centre: 902-425-0122


MENTAL HEALTH/ADDICTIONS

NSHA mental health and addiction: 902-424-8866

Community Outreach Assessment and Support Team (COAST): 902-464-3032 

IWK 902-470-8888, referral 902-464-4110

Alcoholics Anonymous: 902-461-1119

Narcotics Anonymous: 902-789-8323

Mainline:1-877-904-4555 

Direction-180: 902-420-1549


PHYSICAL HEALTH

Call 811 to speak to a nurse

Mobile Outreach Street Health: 902-429-8167

Halifax Sexual Sealth Center: 902-455-9656


SHELTERS

Phoenix Youth: 902-446-4663

Metro Turning 902-420-3282 

Adsum 902-423-4443 

Barry 902-422-8324 

Shelter NS 902-406-3631

Out of the Cold: 902-830-4821


NON EMERGENCY LAW ENFORCEMENT

Halifax Police: 902-490-5016

RCMP: 1-800-803-7267

SUPPORT GROUPS

S.O.S. Nova Scotia (self help group for families who have suffered the loss of a loved one) sosnovascotia.com

OTHER RESOURCES

CASP (Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention) https://www.suicideprevention.ca/