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Search for information on:

  • Financial and social assistance
  • Housing and utility help
  • Food assistance and meal programs
  • Seniors' services and home care
  • Parenting and family programs
  • Government program assistance
  • Disability support services
  • Volunteer organizations
  • Newcomer services
  • Mental health support
  • and much more.......

HealthLink811 is Nova Scotia’s 24-hour, seven days a week telecare service. When you call 811, registered nurses will give you the advice and information you need and provide reassurance concerning all kinds of general health issues and questions. Advice and information may include a recommendation to see your doctor or visit your local emergency department. You can also obtain information about health issues and services available in your community.

Reliable information about health topics that interest you is also available online at This information will help you understand health issues that matter to you, your family and your community.

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