Directory Information

Nova Scotia 211 is here to help you find services and programs offered by local community groups, non-profits and government departments available 24/7 –

Text 211 or 711 (Bell Relay Service)   Toll-free: 1-855-466-4994

811 Nova Scotia Health Services available 24/7 –

311 is your direct connection to important municipal services and information


Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW): (902) 407-8809 or toll-free 1-855-732-1253


Counselling, support, and awareness groups for victims of domestic violence, with an Africentric lens

Tracey Dorrington-Skinner – ABSW Victims Support Navigator – 1-855-732-1253


Alice House: (902) 466-8459

Second-stage housing & counselling for women

Erin Abbott – Alice House Domestic Violence Court Support Services Coordinator

Office: (902) 466-8459          Cell: (902) 717-8184 (call or text)



Bryony House: (902) 423-7183

24-hour crisis line – Text/Call: (902) 422-7650

Email :

Emergency services and shelter for women escaping intimate partner abuse.


Most of these local folks are offering safe shopping, online ordering and/or curb-side pickup.


MLA Lisa Roberts

Non-emergency numbers