211 is a free, confidential information and referral service that can connect you to thousands of programs and services offered by local community groups, non-profits and government departments across Nova Scotia.  Callers can easily and quickly connect to the services they need, anywhere in the province, regardless of where they are located.

211 is for people seeking information about community and social services in their community or throughout the province, either for themselves or for someone else. For example, it could be used by someone seeking home care support for a senior citizen, a teenager looking for job-seeking skills, a recent immigrant needing language and employment training, or a person with disabilities determining which local or government services are available in their community.

211 is available throughout the province - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - by dialing 2-1-1 to speak with a helpful staff member, by searching the easy-to-use database at  www.ns.211.ca or by texting 2-1-1

Call 211 to get access to thousands of essential services anywhere in Nova Scotia, including:

*  Housing/Shelter
*  Child, Youth and Family
*  Continuing Care211*  Food Support
*  Financial
*  Seniors Services
*  Newcomer Services
*  Refugee Assistance
*  Health, Mental Health, and Addiction Services
*  Disability Support and Services
*  Transportation
*  Community and Cultural Services
*  Government/Legal
*  Seasonal