Department of Community Services

We provide financial support to Nova Scotians in need, and protect children and adults at risk. We also provide supports for people with disabilities. Our programs and services promote the independence, self-reliance and security of the people we serve. We also work with other levels of government and many community-based non-profit organizations to provide a network of social services.

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Department of Community Services
Nelson Place
5675 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Phone: 1-877-424-1177
Fax: 902-424-3287