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NSCC, Disability Services

Disability Services provides services and supports to help students when a disability impacts their learning. 

The Arthritis Society - Nova Scotia Division Office

The Arthritis Society has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years, and is dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis. Founded in British Columbia in 1948 by Mary Pack and Dr. Wallace Graham, The Society is Canada’s principal health charity providing education, programs and support to the over 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis.

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Open: 9:00am, Close: 5:00pm, Days: Mon to Fri.

Halifax Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society

The Halifax, Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society is a volunteer, registered non-profit organization which acts as a resource to everyone with an interest in Down syndrome in Nova Scotia.

Family Development Centre

Provides thorough assessment, quality intervention and family centered programming to maximize communication skills for children and adults.

Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia - Provincial Office

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia is the leading not-for-profit health organization working to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians affected by Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure. Since 1983, we've been dedicated to providing help for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their caregivers. That help comes in many ways.

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Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

Association for Community Living in Halifax (HACL)

Halifax Association for Community Living (HACL) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization serving adults, youth, and children with intellectual disabilities and their families in Halifax Regional Municipality. We believe that all people should be accepted as responsible, contributing members of their family and society.

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Speech and Hearing Association of Nova Scotia

SHANS is the professional association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Nova Scotia.

SHANS - Mail Box

SHANS is the professional association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Nova Scotia.

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ACCEL Physiotherapy & Sport Performance Centre - Halifax Office
LArche Halifax

We are people with and without intellectual disabilities, sharing life in communities belonging to an International Federation.

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QEII Halifax Infirmary

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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QEII Dickson Building

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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Autism Nova Scotia - The Promise of a Pearl

This social enterprise includes a high quality, affordable jewellery line made by family, friends and people with autism here in Nova Scotia.

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Beltone Hearing Aid Center - Dartmouth NS
Parkinson Canada, Halifax Office

Welcome to Parkinson Canada in the Maritimes. We offer programs, services and resources for people living with Parkinson's, caregivers and health professionals. Scroll down to our directory of support groups to find help near you.

Nova Scotia League for Equal Opportunities (NSLEO)

Welcome to the Nova Scotia League for Equal Opportunities (NSLEO). We are a provincial consumer organization dedicated to promoting the abilities of persons with disabilities so they may function as equals in society. We provide information and referral services to all Nova Scotians regarding disability issues and available programs and services.

Autism Nova Scotia - Strait Area Chapter

Autism Nova Scotia Strait Area offers support, family events and activities.

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Speech and Hearing Association of Nova Scotia (SHANS) - Office

SHANS is the professional association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Nova Scotia. Our provincial organization is lead by the SHANS Executive, a group of volunteer-based Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

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SMU, The Counselling Centre

The Counselling Centre provides a broad range of confidential services all free of charge to students currently registered and attending classes at Saint Mary's.

Turning Tides Community Outreach Nova Scotia

Turning Tides Community Outreach has programs suitable for children, parents and professionals seeking to support youth with a variety of learning, organizational, social and behavioural needs.

Dartmouth Campus

Bridgeway Academy is a Designated Special Education Facility in the province of Nova Scotia. We provide individualized programming for students who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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Teen Mental Health

Our vision is to help improve the mental health of youth by the effective translation and transfer of scientific knowledge. Our model is to use the best scientific evidence available to develop application-ready training programs, publications, tools and resources that can be applied across disciplines to enhance the understanding of adolescent mental health and mental disorders.

QEII NS Rehabilitation Centre

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research.

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NSCAD, Counselling & Psychological Services

This service is funded by NSCAD and NSCAD's Student Health Insurance providers and will not cost a student anything out of pocket.

With over 30 years of experience working in hospital, mental health, university counseling, and volunteer sector settings, Dr. Gorman offers an eclectic approach to helping you help yourself. 

NSHSC Dartmouth (Site 1)

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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Independent Living Nova Scotia (ILNS)

Founded in 1992, ILNS is a registered charity supporting persons with disabilities
through programs and services that promote Independent Living.

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Halifax Community Centre

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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Special Olympics Nova Scotia

A non-profit organization dedicated to providing year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability.

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Autism Nova Scotia - Truro

The Truro Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia is a new chapter in development. With a focus on information sessions and providing community awareness in Truro, we look forward to seeing the evolution of this Chapter in the future. To get involved or learn more about how to access information and materials in Truro

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CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth

As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

Special Olympics Nova Scotia - Halifax Region

Our Mission is to provide individuals with intellectual disabilities opportunities to enrich their lives and celebrate personal achievement through positive sport experiences.

Bridgeway Academy

Bridgeway Academy is a Designated Special Education Facility in the province of Nova Scotia. We provide individualized programming for students who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Turning Tides Community Outreach Nova Scotia - Office

Turning Tides Community Outreach has programs suitable for children, parents and professionals seeking to support youth with a variety of learning, organizational, social and behavioural needs.

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Halifax Association for Community Living

A volunteer- directed, not-for-profit organization seeking to ensure that persons challenged with an intellectual disability take their rightful place in the community.

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IWK Health Centre (Newborn Hearing)

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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IWK Health Centre

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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Jack Org - Dalhousie University

Jack.org Dal is part of a national network of students working to change the way we think about mental health. We work within our school to shift negative attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours around mental health, so we can create a safer, more supportive community

AMI Halifax Office

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians.

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Open: 8:30am, Close: 4:00pm, Days: Mon to Fri. Note: Broadcast reading service 24/7

NSCAD, Mental Health Collective

NSCAD's Mental Health Collective meets every Monday Room G227, NSCAD's Wellness Space.  It's a stigma-free space to discuss mental health issues with peers, without the fear of being judged.

Tourette Canada - Halifax Regional Resource Unit

The Resource Unit began in (2008) to support families dealing with TS. We give in-services to schools, teachers and community groups. Other events throughout the year. We are not professionals; we are volunteers for the TSFC.

SMU, Fred Smithers Centre of Support for Students with Disabilities

For over forty years Saint Mary's has played a leadership role in ensuring that higher education is accessible. Support for students with disabilities is delivered through the Fred Smithers Centre, formerly the Atlantic Centre.

Autism Nova Scotia

Founded in 2002, Autism Nova Scotia (ANS) is a non-profit, registered charity located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Autism Nova Scotia was the original vision of Joan and Jack Craig, parents of an adult son with autism. Today, ANS supports individuals with autism, their families, educators, healthcare professionals and researchers throughout Nova Scotia. Autism Nova Scotia provides information materials, research assistance, a variety of program opportunities and a friendly atmosphere to support our members in their desire to understand autism.

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Easter Seals Nova Scotia

Easter Seals Nova Scotia is a not-for-profit organization and registered charity based in Halifax. We advocate for a barrier-free Nova Scotia and provide top-quality services promoting mobility, inclusion and independence for Nova Scotians with disabilities. We have served Nova Scotians with disabilities for several decades. Our office is in Halifax, although we help children, youth, and adults from Yarmouth to Cape Breton.

Jack Org - Prince Andrew

Jack.org Prince Andrew is part of a national network of students working to change the way we think about mental health. We work within our school to shift negative attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours around mental health, so we can create a safer, more supportive community​​​

Beltone Hearing Aid Center - Halifax NS
CMHA Nova Scotia Division

As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

ALS Halifax Clinic

ALS Canada, founded in 1977, is the only national voluntary health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS and support for those with ALS. ALS Canada is the leading not-for-profit organization working nationwide to fund ALS research and, with the Provincial ALS Societies, we all work to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by ALS.

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Family Development Center - Office

Provides thorough assessment, quality intervention and family centered programming to maximize communication skills for children and adults.

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Dal, Student Accessibility Services

The Advising and Access Centre and the Student Success Centre (Agricultural Campus) serve as Dalhousie’s centres for expertise on student accessibility and accommodation. Our work is governed by Dalhousie’s Student Accommodation Policy, to best support the needs of Dalhousie students. 

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m

CNIB: Halifax Office

CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

Canadian Paraplegic Association Nova Scotia

CPA (NS) provides a range of comprehensive, equitable and holistic services for persons with SCI and other mobility disabilities, as well as their families and friends. Each service is listed below.

Dalhousie Counselling & Psychological Services

Dalhousie Counselling and Psychological Services offers free, confidential assistance by professionally trained counsellors. Counselling is an opportunity to resolve problems, improve understanding and learn new skills. 

Dalhousie University, Mark A. Hill Accessibility Centre

The Advising and Access Centre and the Student Success Centre (Agricultural Campus) serve as Dalhousie’s centres for expertise on student accessibility and accommodation. Our work is governed by Dalhousie’s Student Accommodation Policy, to best support the needs of Dalhousie students. 

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Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m

NSHSC Dartmouth (Site 2)

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) was established in 1963 and is a Provincial Program of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. NSHSC is the health care agency responsible for providing hearing services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language services to preschool children and adults.

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Robert J. Craig Autism Resource Centre

As a member of Autism Nova Scotia, you have access to over 1000 books and resources in our library. If you are looking for something specific, feel free to call or email in advance to confirm availability.

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Open: 8:30am, Close: 4:30pm, Days: Monday to Friday

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