Nova Scotia support directory

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The team at Dying With Dignity Canada has compiled a list of palliative and end-of-life care resources and support services in Nova Scotia to assist you and your loved ones, no matter your current stage of health.  

If you have specific questions about your end-of-life care, please contact your health care provider. If you do not have a health care provider, feel free to contact Dying With Dignity Canada’s free-to-use Support Program by emailing or by calling us toll free at 1-844-395-3640. 

For health information, you can call 811, 24/7. 811 provides services in more than 125 different languages. If you are unable to reach the service by dialing 811, you may still access the service by calling 1-866-770-7763 from a telephone registered in Nova Scotia only.  

Bereavement services

Toll free: 1-877-488-7390  



Community support groups

Toll free: 1-855-922-1122  


Phone: 902-466-2011  

Toll free: 1-844-466-2011  


Disability support services

Mental health

Phone: 902-466-6600  

Toll free: 1-877-466-6606  

Phone: 902-429-8167  

Toll free: 1-888-429-8167  

Crisis Line: 1-888-429-8167  

Intake: 1-855-922-1122  



Phone: 604-693-6500

Toll free: 1-866-913-0033



Palliative care


To apply for palliative home care, call Continuing Care at 1-800-225-7225


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