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Housing services help individuals find and keep places to stay. This is not an exhaustive list of resources and services, but highlights those which might be of interest to individuals with mental health issues.

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Publicly Funded / Free Services

2421 Brunswick St, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z4 Map
1-902-423-5049
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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261 Pleasant St, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 3S1 Map
1-902-225-2130
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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2444 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 5X1 Map
902-423-3829
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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1221 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 1Z2 Map
902-429-6518
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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6035 Coburg Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R7 Map
902-420-0676
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
12 - 24 years
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5506 Cunard St., Halifax, NS, B3K 1C2 Map
902-406-3631
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Map
416-661-9611
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Ottawa, ON Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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150 Gloucester St, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0A6 Map
613-230-4663
Area Served: Canada
16 - 29 years
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1. Long-Term Care Facilities for Seniors

Long-term care facilities and homes (aka. "nursing home") are for people who require the availability of 24-hour nursing care and supervision within a secure setting. They provide a higher level of care and support than retirement homes or supportive housing. Long-term care homes are owned and operated by various organizations: 1) Nursing homes are usually operated by private corporations; 2) Municipal homes for the aged are owned by municipal councils. Many municipalities are required to build a home for the aged in their area, either on their own or in partnership with a neighbouring municipality; 3) Charitable homes are usually owned by non-profit corporations, such as faith, community, ethnic or cultural groups.

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2. Group Homes, Residential Care and Supported Housing

A group home is usually a single-family dwelling for special populations that need a supervised living environment. Common examples include children and youth in care, individuals with developmental or physical disabilities, individuals recovering from substance abuse, teenaged mothers, or victims of domestic violence.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

5659 McAdam Rd, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1N9 Map
1-888-671-3446
Areas Served: Ontario, Canada
All ages
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181 Charlotte Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 1C4 Map
902-322-4407
Area Served: Eastern Nova Scotia
All ages
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Halifax, NS Map
1-902-466-8459
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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3399 Novelea Dr, Halifax, NS, B3K 3E6 Map
1-902-429-9002
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Dartmouth, NS, B3A 1N7 Map
902-466-0299
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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191 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, NS, B3P 1K9 Map
902-407-5063
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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7071 Bayers Rd, Halifax, NS, B3L 2C2 Map
1-902-455-1201
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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6 Trinity Place, Yarmouth, NS, B5A 1P4 Map
902-881-3111
Area Served: Nova Scotia
16 - 24 years
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151 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H3 Map
613-745-7750
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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1833 rue Sherbrooke Est Bureau 101, Montreal, QC, H2K 1B4 Map
514-844-1661
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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3. Home Supports

Refers to supports and services provided in the person's home.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

3000 Steeles Avenue East, Markham, ON, L3R 4T9 Map
1-800-465-5054
Areas Served: Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Alberta
All ages
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181 Charlotte Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 1C4 Map
902-322-4407
Area Served: Eastern Nova Scotia
All ages
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NS, Canada
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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1 Thorncliffe Place Suite, Ottawa, ON, K2H 9N9 Map
613-790-9355
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

4. Respite Care and Child Care

Respite refers to short term, temporary care provided to parents (or caregivers) so that they (and their families) can take a break from the daily routine of caregiving, and can range from a few hours to enough time for a vacation. Despite the guilt that parents or caregivers may feel, respite care can be very helpful in relieving stress from caregivers and give them time to recharge. Respite care may include services to take care of children, or older adults, or even parents.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

181 Charlotte Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 1C4 Map
902-322-4407
Area Served: Eastern Nova Scotia
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

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