Dedicated to the well-being and economic status

of women in the Kings and Annapolis Counties

List of Community Resources

Community Resources in and around our catchment area of Annapolis and Kings Counties…
Please note this is not an exhaustive list of resources.  We will add to the list and continue compiling it as time allows.  We appreciate it if you see a broken link or an erroneous phone number to let us know and we will correct as necessary. Some listings may not reside in our catchment area but are included as they may be helpful.

Transition Houses:

Chrysalis House https://www.chrysalishouseassociation.org  902-679-1922, Toll free 1-800-264-8682

Juniper House www.juniperhouse.ca  24 Hour Crisis Line: 1 (800) 266-4087 or (902) 742-8689

To find the nearest shelter please go to: http://thans.ca/get-help/find-a-shelter/

 
Women Centres:

Tri-County Women's Centre www.tricountywomenscentre.org, 1-877-742-0085, 12 Cumberland St, Yarmouth, NS B5A 3K3

Second Story Women's Centre www.secondstory.ca, 1-902-640-3044, 18 Dufferin St, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0

Lea Place Women's Centre www.leaplace.com, 1-902-885-2668, 22709 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Sheet Harbour, NS B0J 3B0

The Lotus Centre www.thelotuscentre.net, 1-902-895-4295, 67 Dominion St, Truro, NS B2N 3P2

Pictou County Women’s Resource & Sexual Assault Centre www.womenscentre.ca, 1-902-755-4647, 503 S Frederick St, New Glasgow, NS B2H 3P3

Antigonish Women's Resource Centre awrcsasa.ca,  1-902-863-6221, 219 Main St, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C1

Every Woman's Centre www.everywomanscentre.com, 1-902-567-1212, 21 Trinity Ave, Sydney, NS B1P 1L4

Strait Area Women's Place www.facebook.com/StraitAreaWomensPlace, 1-902-625-1614, 609 Church St, Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2X3

Women's Centres CONNECT! https://womenconnect.ca/, 1-902-755-4647, 503 S. Frederick Street, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 3P3

Family Resource Centres:

 

Family Matter Family Resource Centre  http://family-matters.ca/

584-2210

 

Kings County Family Resource Centre

http://www.kcfrc.ca/

678-5760

 

Mental Health:

 

Canadian Mental Health Association 

Kings County - http://kingsns.cmha.ca/

679-7464; 679-7575

 

Digby County - http://www.cmhayds.com/

742-0222

 

24 Hour Help Line

1-888-429-8167

 

Mental Health and Addictions Services

http://www.avdha.nshealth.ca/program-service/mental-health-addiction-services

1-902-690-3443

 

South West Mental Health Services (Digby)

http://www.swndha.nshealth.ca/pages/mentalhealth.htm

245-4709

 

Suicide Prevention – Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team

http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/crisis-nova-scotia/

1-888-429-8167

 

Feed Nova Scotia Help Line

http://www.feednovascotia.ca/getsupport_helpline.html

1-877-521-1188

TTY: 1-855-443-2660

 

Government Services:

Department of Community Services

http://novascotia.ca/coms/index.html

Annapolis Royal – 532-2337

  1. 245-5811

Middleton – 825-3481

Kentville – 679-6715

 

Housing Authority (Including Provincial Housing)

http://novascotia.ca/coms/department/contact/HousingAuthorityOffices.html#6

 New Minas – 1-800-441-0447; 681-3179

Middleton – 1-800-564-3483; 825-3481

 

Nova Scotia Student Assistance

http://studentloans.ednet.ns.ca/

1-800-565-8420

 

Canada Pension/Old Age Security/Guaranteed Income Supplement

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/isp/cpp/cpptoc.shtml

1-800-277-9914

 

Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB)

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/cctb/

1-800-387-1193

 

Goods and Services Tax (GST)

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/bnfts/gsthst/menu-eng.html

1-800-959-1953

 

Revenue Canada Individual Income Tax Inquiries

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html

1-800-959-8281

 

Maintenance Enforcement Program

http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/mep/

1-800-357-9248

 

Senior Abuse Line

1-877-833-3377

 

Seniors’ Housing and seniors’   Programs

http://novascotia.ca/coms/housing/seniors/index.html

1-800-774-5130

 

Food Banks:

Annapolis Royal and Area Food Bank –

Lower Level of Annapolis Royal Regional Academy on Grange Street

532-5572 (please call evenings)

 

Berwick Interfaith Food Banks

162 Commercial Street

538-1996

 

Bridgetown & Area Food Bank

26 Bay Road

665-2858

 

Canning & Area Food Bank

1000 Seminary Street

582-3886

 

Digby & Area Food Bank

75 Warwick Street

245-2251

 

Fundy Interchurch Food Bank (New Minas)

9453 Commercial Street

681-3663

 

Twelve Baskets Food Bank

9326 Highway #10, Nictaux

825-3966

 

Upper Room Food Bank Association

669 Main Street, Kingston

765-0303

 

Weymouth Area Food Bank

1189 Commercial Street

837-4987

 

Windsor District Food Bank

1699 King Street

798-4313

 

Wolfville Area Interchurch Council Food Bank

Wolfville Baptist Church

487 Main Street

542-0040

 

Legal Help:

Legal Information/Lawyer Referral

http://www.legalinfo.org/

1-800-665-9779

 

Nova Scotia Legal Aid

http://www.nslegalaid.ca/

Annapolis Royal  532-2311

Kentville 679-6110

 

Miscellaneous:

Christmas Daddies

http://www.christmasdaddies.org/index.php/about/contact

454-3232

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