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Fifteen bed transition house for women and children who have left situations of domestic violence. Offers safety, comfort and hope. Serves women in the ... more
Bridgewater, NS, B4VV2W9
902-543-3665
Area Served: Western Nova Scotia
All ages
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Sakeenah Homes is a transitional home for Muslim women and children who may be facing violence, homelessness, financial or immigration issues. Our mission is ... more
5659 McAdam Rd, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1N9 Map
1-888-671-3446
Areas Served: Ontario, Canada
All ages
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We meet with women and children and female youth where they are, without judgment, to offer a range of services and support during periods of homelessness ... more
2421 Brunswick St, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z4 Map
1-902-423-5049
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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We provide safe second stage housing and supportive counselling to women and children leaving domestic abuse. Our women's programs include: * Trauma ... more
Halifax, NS Map
1-902-466-8459
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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We are in partnership with: * IWK Health Centre * QE II Health Sciences Centre * Dartmouth General Hospital * Cobequid Community Health ... more
1526 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 3K3 Map
1-902-422-4240
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Provides shelter services to help with housing and health needs for women, trans individuals, and gender nonconforming individuals and their dependent children ... more
2706 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 3C7
902-422-8324
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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We provide a safe shelter and support services for women and families impacted by intimate partner violence and abuse. We offer the following programs: * ... more
3399 Novelea Dr, Halifax, NS, B3K 3E6 Map
1-902-429-9002
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Formally known as Planned Parenthood Metro Clinic, we believe that everyone has the right to complete, freely-accessible, non-judgmental information about ... more
6009 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, NS, B3K 5J7 Map
1-902-455-9656
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Healthy Minds Cooperative (HMC) is Canada's only mental health cooperative. HMC provides a variety of peer-based services to Nova Scotians with lived ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
No in-person meetings or programs. Programming is available online (on ZOOM). We can also take phone calls, emails, and messages via our social media accounts.
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-404-3504
18 years and up
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Herring Cove Apartments an affordable, supportive living environment dedicated to individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness and who have a long ... more
191 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, NS, B3P 1K9 Map
902-407-5063
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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We are a self help group that was developed to provide individuals and families who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The intent is to allow survivors ... more
6036 Coburg Rd, Halifax, NS Map
902-445-0860
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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We offer practical assistance for children and families through Community and Family Services. We provide shelter and support to secure housing for homeless ... more
7071 Bayers Rd, Halifax, NS, B3L 2C2 Map
1-902-455-1201
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Provides emergency and transitional housing for youth aged 16 -24 who are experiencing homelessness. more
603 East River Rd., New Glasgow, NS, B2H 5G2 Map
902-695-3241
Area Served: Northern Nova Scotia
16 - 24 years
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HIV prevention and education are important efforts which reduce people’s risk of HIV infection and we support a variety of strategies for decreasing the ... more
1668 Barrington St, Halifax, NS, B3J 2A2 Map
1-902-425-4882
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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Women of all ages are referred to the our organization by officials working in the criminal justice system including lawyers, medical professionals, social ... more
2352 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS, B3K 3B9 Map
1-902-454-5041
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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The Elizabeth Fry Society is an organization dedicated to serve women from all walks of life, not only those in prison. It provides a safe, healing environment ... more
2786 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 4E1 Map
902-454-5041 x18776191354
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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H.O.P.E Healing Opportunities for People Everywhere. We offer therapy to clients who do not have insurance or means to pay for counselling. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counselling Services for individuals
192 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS, B3Z 1M9 Map
902-707-4414
Area Served: Nova Scotia
10 years and up
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information, resources, referral and free voice mail for people experiencing poverty in Nova Scotia more
NS, Canada
902-448-4744
Area Served: Nova Scotia
18 years and up
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Strongest Families Institute provides mental health programs and services for children, youth, adults and families. We offer programs for children ages 3+ for ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
We offer virtual group calls as well as 1:1 coaching services..
267 Cobequid Road, Lower Sackville, NS, B4C 4E6 Map
1-866-470-7111
Area Served: Nova Scotia
3 years and up
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The Access 2card (TM) is for people of all ages and types of disabilities who require the assistance of a support person. When a cardholder presents the Access ... more
40 Holly Street, Toronto, ON, M4S 3C3 Map
416-932-8382 x227
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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A online directory of qualified therapists in who offer Reduced Rate and Sliding Scale services in Canada. Serving Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and beyond. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counsellors and Therapists are available if you are looking for some support with feelings of isolation, loss, strained relationships, work challenges, addictions, or anything else. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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BUILT Network, a project of the National Network for Mental Health, is a skills development program whose objectives are: To provide skills development ... more
591 Main St. East, North Bay, ON, P1B 1B7 Map
705-475-0979
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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CAEFS is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly ... more
151 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H3 Map
613-238-2422
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing support for Kin caregiver families across Canada. Approximately 57,000 children are being ... more
1613 Central Ave, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2T4 Map
639-318-0435
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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FIA is a registered children's charity providing facilitated peer to peer support groups to children, from Grade 4 through to College & University as well ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
FIA believes in the ethos that ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ and have expanded our offerings to provide FREE virtual peer to peer support groups to College & University students, Parents & Caregivers as they navigate the realities and emotions of the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so we ultimately support the children we serve. Small Facilitated groups provide a confidential, safe place to come together to talk about what is on your mind and in your heart. A place to find compassion and support from your peers.
29 Madison Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5R 2S2 Map
647-239-2740
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Stop Family Violence (formerly the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)) is a one-stop source for information for professionals working on violence ... more
200 Eglantine Driveway, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K9 Map
1-800-561-5643 (TTY)
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Canadian charitable organization that is committed to the prevention of child sex abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. more
Ottawa, ON
613-763-5332
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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"We are a unified voice collaborating, educating and innovating for systemic change that ends violence against women making Canada a model for safety in ... more
ON, Canada
613-680-5119
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Wilson Counselling
500 Kings Rd., Sydney, NS, B1S 1B1 Map
902-539-1122
Area Served: Eastern Nova Scotia
18 years and up
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35 Bloom Lane, Bedford, NS, B4B 2E6 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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5547 Clyde Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 3T5 Map
902-466-2789
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Restore. Renew. Revive. counselling & couples therapy
1600 Bedford Highway, Bedford, NS, B4A 1E8 Map
902-702-7722
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
18 years and up
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Home Grown Occupational Therapy
23 23 Clayton Park Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 1L4
902-809-0300
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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Sydney River, NS, B1S 3V9 Map
902-574-7998
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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5595 Fenwick Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4M2 Map
902-421-7514
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Good Grief Halifax
2369 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 4B7 Map
902-445-4100
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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1526 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 3K3 Map
902-932-8428
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Janice Hartley
1 Kingswood Dr, Hammonds Plains, NS, B4B 0E9 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Amanda Henry Counselling
5991 Spring Garden, Halifax, NS, B3H 1Y6 Map
902-423-1935
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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2920 Kingsview Blvd SE, Airdrie, AB, T4A 0A9
403-899-3223
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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44-46 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2T 1V1 Map
902-461-8133
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
4 years and up
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Tin Drum Therapy
1480 Carlton St., Halifax, NS, B3H 3B7 Map
902-702-3680
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Unknown
18 years and up
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192 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS, B3Z 1M9 Map
226-455-1434
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Unknown
All ages
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255 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 4G2 Map
902-454-6166
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Being Well Nursing
Halifax, NS
902-222-5334
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Gaté Counselling
1581 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 2K4
902-240-9642
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Nest Therapy
Halifax, NS, B3L 3J7
902-418-9491
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
19 years and up
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5945 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 1Y4 Map
902-446-4995
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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2143 Avenue du Suroit, Mascouche, QC, J7L 4G4
1-877-254-3348 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Whitby,, ON Map
905-493-1552
Area Served: Canada
10 - 25 years
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ON, Canada
416-777-9933
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: Nova Scotia
This is a directory of all self-help groups in Nova Scotia.
Posted: May 31, 2012
Language: EN
Catchment: Nova Scotia
Comprehensive guide to mental health for families along with listings of resources in Nova Scotia. Produced by Community Mental Health together with the Healthy Minds Cooperative and family members of people living with mental illness.
Posted: Jul 7, 2013
Language: EN
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