General Information and Resources

If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1  
If someone is hurting you or you are afraid, call 9-1-1.

Find services in your community any time of day or night and any day of the year. They can help you in French or English. They can also help you through an interpreter in many languages.

Information or advice about your health. It can help you find a health care service in your area. Nurses can help you in French or English. They can also help through an interpreter in many languages.

Adult Protection Services (1-800-225-7225)

Adult Protection Services can help if you are worried that an adult is being neglected, abused or harmed. You can call between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Child Protection Services (902-863-3213 or after 4:30pm call 1-866- 922-2434)

If you believe that a child is being abused or neglected or could be abused or neglected, call Child Protection Services.

A campaign to help people learn signs of violence against women.

General information on domestic violence and resources

Help with information, support, advocacy, and referrals across Nova Scotia

Making Changes: a book for women experiencing intimate partner abuse, with information that is also relevant to men and non-binary people who have experienced abuse. A Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women publication.

Seeks equity, justice, and human rights for 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Nova Scotia