Mental Health Resources

The Mental Health Provincial Crisis Line is available 24/7 to anyone experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis, or someone concerned about them, by calling 1-888-429-8167 (toll free)

Mental Health and Addictions Referral Line – 1-855-922-1122

Mental Health and Addictions Launches New Online Tool:
Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) self-help is a free and private online resource available to all adults in Nova Scotia. It helps people build skills in stress management, mindfulness and problem solving, and offers strategies to develop helpful thinking patterns. For more information or to sign up, visit: http://taoconnect.org/what_is_tao/ns 
 
For non-emergency advice and information about mental health and addictions, call 811

211 211 is a free, confidential information and referral service that can connect you to thousands of programs and services offered by local community groups, nonprofits and government departments across Nova Scotia, 24/7.

Youth and Kids 

Mental health links for children, youth and families visit:  https://novascotia.ca/dhw/mental-health/children-and-youth.asp

Kids Help Phone is available 24/7, by calling 1-800-6668-6868 (toll free)

Valley Youth Project (For LGBTQ+ Youth and Kids) https://valleyyouthproject.wordpress.com/

Mental Health Literacy https://mentalhealthliteracy.org/


Food Insecurity

Wolfville Area Food bank – https://waicc.org/food-bank

Kentville Area Food bank (Fundy Foodbank) – https://mail4u4.wixsite.com/foodbank

Canning Area Food bank – https://www.feednovascotia.ca/location/canning-area-food-bank

Berwick Area Food bank – https://www.feednovascotia.ca/location/berwick-food-bank

Locations of Food Pantries 
  • Wolfville: Highland Ave (Rotary Club)
  • New Minas: New Minas Baptist Church (Rotary Club)
  • New Minas: County Fair Mall (Orchard Valley United Church)