Community Resources

We know it takes a village to raise a child; having the support of a community can help families feel capable, confident and ensure you have the tools you need to feel successful on your parenting journey. Below are a list of community resources. While Allegro Child Care Centre is not affiliated with these organizations, we value their benefits and contributions. Should you be seeking any other resources, please feel free to reach out to us at any time.

Emergency Response teams: phone #:  911

Poison Control: 1-800-565-8161

Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-429-8167 (toll free)

Feed Nova Scotia: https://www.feednovascotia.ca 902-457-1900

Mobile Crisis 902-429-8167

Nova Scotia Government

Department of Education: www.ednet.ns.ca/earlyyears

Child Care Subsidy :902-424-7714 www.ednet.ns.ca/earlyyears/families/application.shtml

Early Intervention/ Supports 

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech :http://www.nshsc.nshealth.ca 

Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA)https://apsea.ca/ 902-424-8500

At Home Speech & Language Services : https://homespeechservices.ca/our-team/

Nova Scotia Early Childhood Development Intervention Services : https://www.ednet.ns.ca/earlyyears/families/earlyinterventionprograms.shtml

Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention Program for children with Autism – 902-457-5020

IWK Occupational Therapy 902-470- 5041

IWK Bright Coaching – Taylor Hansen taylor.Hansen@iwk.nshealth.ca https://www.child-bright.ca/bright-coaching-recruitment

Health and Safety Resources

IWK Health Centre – www.nshealth.ca  902-470-8888

IWK Community Mental Health and Addictions https://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/mental-health/community-mental-health-and-addictions  902-464-4110

Lice Squad ; www.licesquad.com 1-866-838- LICE

Health Information : 811.novascotia.ca   phone #: 811

Walk-in Clinics: www.medimap.ca

Public Health – 902-481-5800

IWK Child Safety Link (Car seat/in home safety)      https://childsafetylink.ca 902-470-7036

Strongest Families https://strongestfamilies.com 1-866-470-7111

Community Resources

Halifax Public Library: www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca

Halifax Community and Social Services www.ns.211.ca phone #: 211

Family Resource Centres https://www.cdha.nshealth.ca/public-health/family-resource-centres 902-481-5800 

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) https://www.isans.ca  902-423-3607

Community Health Teams http://www.nshealth.ca/service-details

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