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NOVA SCOTIA

Aboriginal Transition Houses and Family Violence Crisis Lines

Millbrook Family Treatment Centre (off reserve)
P.O. Box 665
TRURO NS B2N 5E5
Tel.: (902) 893-8483
Fax: (902) 893-2987
Email:
nassonca@gov.ns.ca

We’koqma’q Family Healing Centre
P.O. Box 310
WHYCOCOMAGH NS B0E 3M0
Tel.: (902) 756-2922
Fax: (902) 756-3441
Email:
macleaij@gov.ns.ca

Transition House Association of Nova Scotia
1657 Barrington Street, Suite 319
Halifax NS B3J 2A1
Tel.: (902) 429-7287
Fax: (902) 429-0561
Email:
admin@thans.ca
Website: http://www.thans.ca/

Legal Aid Services, Legal Clinics and Legal Information Sources

Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
102—137 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax NS B3S 1B3
Tel.: (902) 420-6578
Toll Free: (877) 420-6578
Fax: (902) 420-3471
Email:
nsla.exec@ns.sympatico.ca
Website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/divisions/related_agencies/legal_aid.asp

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service
2209 Gottingen Street
Halifax NS B3K 3B5
Tel.: (902) 423-8105
Fax: (902) 422-8067
Email:
www.legalaid@dal.ca

Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia
Legal Information Line
Tel.: (902) 455-3135
Toll Free: (800) 665-9779

Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia
5523 B Young Street
Halifax NS B3K 1Z7
Tel.: (902) 454-2198
Fax: (902) 455-3105
Website:
http://www.legalinfo.org
Email:
lisns@legalinfo.org

Family Mediation Services

Mediation Services
Nova Scotia Department of Justice

5151 Terminal Road, 8th Floor, Halifax, NS, B3J 1A1
Tel.: (902) 424-4632
Fax: (902) 424-0700
Email:
mcpheeja@gov.ns.ca
Website: http://www.courts.ns.ca/supreme/sc_family6.htm

Native Courtworker Programs

Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum
Court Worker Program

57 Martin Crescent
P.O. Box 1590
Truro NS B2N 5V3
Tel.: (902) 895-6385
Fax: (902) 893-1520
Website:
www.tripartiteforum.com

Provincial Agencies and Government Departments

Office of Aboriginal Affairs
Suite 910—Centennial Building
1660 Hollis Street
P.O. Box 1617
Halifax, NS B3J 2Y3
Website:
http://www.gov.ns.ca/abor/
Email: abor_off@gov.ns.ca
Tel.: (902) 424-7409
Fax: (902) 424-4225

Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
6169 Quinpool Road, 2nd Floor, Box 745
Halifax NS B3J 2T3
Tel.: (902) 424-8662
Toll-Free: (800) 565-8662 (within the province)
Fax: (902) 424-0573
Website:
http://www.gov.ns.ca/staw/
Email: nsacsw@gov.ns.ca

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Victim Assistance Programs

Victim Services Head Office
Nova Scotia Justice
Tel: (902) 424-3309
Toll Free: (888) 470-0773
Website:
www.gov.ns.ca/just/PolVS/victimServices.htm