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and After Hours Support

Emergency:  911

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (24 hr):  1-877-880-7263

Health Help Line:  811

Nova Scotia Help Line:  211

Mental Health Crisis Line:  1-888-429-8167

Mi’kmaq Crisis Line:  1-855-379-2099

Canadian Red Cross:  902-863-1763

Child Protection Services:  1-888-919-4236

Kids Help Phone:  1-800-668-6868

RESOURCES

Community Health and Wellness

SUPPORT SERVICES

Antigonish Women’s Centre and Sexual Assault Services

902 863-6221

 

Your Way to Wellness

902-863-7369

Disability Support Program

902-863-3213

Immigrant Support Program

902-318-3985

Sexual Assault Line

1-877-880-7263

Mental Health Crisis Line

1-888-429-8167

Mi’kmaq Crisis Line

1-855-379-2099

Canadian Red Cross

902-863-1763

Guysborough Outreach Support Worker

902-863-8668

Hospitals

Canso: Eastern Memorial Hospital

902-366-2794

Guysborough Memorial Hospital

902-533-3702

Medical and Health Centres

Canso Medical Centre

902-366-2633

Guysborough Medical Clinic

902-533-4040

AWRC Lindsey’s Health Centre for Women

902-318-9984

Men’s Health Centre

902-863-2358

Health Centre Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation

902-386-2048

MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS

SUPPORT FOR ALCOHOL, DRUGS, TOBACCO AND GAMBLING

Addiction Services

1-888-291-3535

 

Antigonish

902-867-4500 ext. 4600

 

Port Hawkesbury

902-625-8819

 

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

902-625-3230

 

Al-Anon

1-888-425-2666

 

Alateen

902-234-2652 or

902-232-3413

 

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting

902-870-4015

 

Gambling Anonymous

902-252-3132

 

Smoking Cessation, Addiction Services

1-877-567-0632 or

902-625-8819

 

Strait Richmond Hospital Detox Program, Addiction  Services

902-625-3230

mental health services

Community Supports for Adults

902-867-4500
ext. 4345

Community Supports for Child, Youth and Family

902-867-4500
ext. 4760

Guysborough County Community Mental Health Nurse

902-533-3300

Guysborough County Community Mental Health Social Worker

902-533-3301

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Self Referral

902-867-4500 ext. 4328

Mental Health and Addictions Child/Youth/Family

1-855-922-1121

Emergency Crisis Program

1-888-429-8167

Abuse, Violence and Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault / Rape

Canso Hospital

902-366-2794

Guysborough Hospital

902-533-3702

Sherbrooke Hospital

902-522-2882

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program (Antigonish)

1-877-880-7263

Abuse / violence – seniors

NS Department of Community Services

902-533-4007

Senior Abuse Line

211

Abuse / violence

Child Abuse & Neglect, NS Department of Community Services:

Business Hours:

1-888-919-4236

Evenings, weekends and holidays:
1-866-922-2434

Leeside Transition House

902-625-1990

Distress Line

625-2444 or
1-800-565-3390

Naomi Society

902-863-3807

New Leaf Support Group for Men

902-396-2440

NS Department of Community Services

902-533-4007

Tearmann House for Abused Women Crisis Line

902-752-0132 or
1-888-831-0330

Adult Protection

1-800-225-7225

Sexual Violence Trauma – Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre

902-863-6221

Guysborough and Antigonish
Community Supports

 
Agency Current Support Available Contact Information
Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre/ Guysborough County Women’s Outreach Support Worker Supporting women and their families with emotional support, advocacy with government and community agencies, assistance navigating government programs Guysborough County
Marcia Connolly
902-863-8668 (phone or text)
marcia@awrcsasa.ca

Antigonish County
902-863-6221
info@awrcsasa.ca
Big Brother/ Big Sisters Youth Outreach Worker Still delivering service and supporting families and youth. We are being innovative with programming during this time and are still open for inquiries. We have been reaching out and helping with the needs of our clients via FaceTime, call, text, or Facebook Margie Grant-Walsh E.D
902-752-6260

Sarah Rozee Youth Outreach
902-931-1002 (phone or text) sarah.rozee@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Department of Community Services Income Assistance—Call to arrange an appointment or if you have questions

Guysborough
902-533-4007

Antigonish
902-863-3213
Family Service of Eastern Nova Scotia Individual, couple, and Family counselling through virtual platforms. Guysborough and Antigonish
902-863-2358
1-866-330-5952
Food Banks Responsive to food security in identified communities Guysborough and Area (includes Canso)
902-533-2248
(Elizabeth and Myles Connolly)

Sherbrooke and Area
902-833-2920
(Derek Ellsworth)

Antigonish Food Bank
902-863-0611
Kids First Delivery of programs and services to prenatal moms and families with children from 0-6. Currently supporting families with Phone, FaceTime, Messenger, Zoom contacts as well as activities to support families via Facebook. Some programs are being offered virtually and through other communication methods. Other supports directly to families can be accessed by calling our center locations. Guysborough/Canso
902-533-3881

Antigonish
902-863-3848

Sherbrooke
902-870-7437
Mental Health and Addictions Adult Services Individual counselling and support for mental health and addictions issues, currently primarily completed via tele-mental health (phone) or virtual care (using Zoom for Healthcare). In person sessions are available when clinically needed (discuss with your clinician). All groups are currently suspended due to Public Health Covid19 restrictions. For existing clients to contact their clinician:
Port Hawkesbury
902-625-2363
Antigonish/Guysborough
902-867-4500 (option 1, Ext 4345)

For clients new to the service:
Central Intake
1-855-922-1122
Mental Health and Addictions Child, Youth and Family Individual counselling and support for mental health and addictions issues, currently primarily completed via tele-mental health (phone) or virtual care (using Zoom for Healthcare). In person sessions are available when clinically needed (discuss with your clinician). All groups are currently suspended due to Public Health Covid19 restrictions. For existing clients to contact their clinician:
Guysborough/Antigonish
902-867-4500 (option #1 and then Ext. 4760)

For clients new to the service:
Central Intake 
1-855-922-1122
Men’s Health Centre Individual telephone counselling support. Guysborough and Antigonish
902-863-2358
1-866-330-5952
Naomi Society Support services for women, adolescents and children who have experienced family / intimate partner violence.  Available by phone. Guysborough and Antigonish
902-863-3807

THANS, 24-Hour Crisis Line
1-855-225-0220
Nova Scotia Early Childhood Developmental Intervention Services
(NSECDIS)
NSECDIS provide specialized services to families of young children between birth and school entry, who either have a biological risk for or a diagnosis of, developmental delay. At the present time I am working from home with families on my current caseload, offering phone, email and online video/audio conferencing instead of home visits and community consultations.  I am still available to provide consultation on child development, family support, case coordination, partnerships and transition support. Guysborough County
Karen Roberts
902-533-2694 kmhroberts@nsecdis.ca

Antigonish County
902-863-2298
info@nsecdis.ca


Parenting Journey (Kids First) Parenting Journey is a home based support program which works with parents with children from 1-16 with parenting challenges and navigation of resources. Participants of this program are currently being offered phone, FaceTime, text and Zoom contacts and some level of resource deliveries. If you are interested in becoming involved in the program please contact Paula. Guysborough/Antigonish Counties
Paula MacIsaac
902-870-7437
SchoolsPlus Supporting students and families to access and navigate to services in the community Guysborough County/Monastery
Liz MacIntosh
902-533-4046 (leave a message)
liz.macintosh@srce.ca

Antigonish Town and County
Marguerite MacGillivray
marguerite.macgilliv@srce.ca