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Whether you're considering Nova Scotia, have been here for a short time, or even lived here your whole life- navigating available programs and services can be overwhelming and daunting, but NS 211 is here to help with that.

What is 211?
211 is your 24/7 connection to the programs and services in your community that matter most to you. From local community groups and non-profits to government departments across Nova Scotia, help starts here with 211.

Our friendly navigators are trained to deal with the most complex and sensitive questions and can help get to the real issue affecting you, a family member, friend, neighbour or client.

211 is free and confidential. Whether you want to talk, text, email or use our online search tool, 211 is here to help. Over the phone translation service is available in over 140 languages.

211 is for all people from all walks of life, seeking information about community and social services in their community or throughout the Province, either for themselves or for someone else. Whether you seeking home care support for an older adult, a teenager looking for job-seeking skills, a recent immigrant needing language and employment training, a person with disabilities determining which local or government services are available in your community or any other number of scenarios in which you are seeking information, 211 can help.

How to use 211:

To contact 211 Nova Scotia to find resources available in your local community:

Trouble Dialing 2-1-1?

If your phone will not allow you to dial 2-1-1, 211 Nova Scotia can still be reached by dialing our toll free number at 1-855-466-4994.

For more information you can also visit their website at https://ns.211.ca/