News & Annoucements

Thank You for assisting seniors via funding to Red Bear

Jun 03, 2019

Thank You Government of Canada - We are Hiring!

Apr 23, 2020

Thanks to the Government of Canada we are hiring an Outreach Coordinator. See for About Us - Work with us for more information.

Thank You - NS Government

Nov 01, 2019

Funding from Vibrant Communities is appreciated; Thanks so much for your support!

Thanks to Waye Mason for Assisting with Red Bear Connects

Aug 06, 2018

Your support is important - Thank You

Appreciated Funding - Building Vibrant Communities

Aug 06, 2018

Funding from Building Vibrant Communities Helps Keep Free Voice Available in NS! Thank You NS Government

See our new resource page ... there is now a map for services in Halifax and news of new services

Jul 21, 2018

Canada Summer has provided us with funding for a summer student - Thank You!

Jul 21, 2018

Hailey will be providing in person sign up for Red Bear Connects - free Voice Mail -

at the following locations and dates.

July 20: 9-11am David's Place Drop-in, 1-3pm Souls Harbour 
July 26: 12-2pm Veith House BBQ
July 29: 4-6pm St. Andrew's Sunday Supper 
July 31: 1:30-3:30pm St. Mary's Daily Bread Outreach
August 2: 9-11am Woodlawn Food Bank, 11:30-12:30 Margaret's House
August 3: 8-9:45am Parker Street Food Bank, 10-11am Hope Cottage
August 8: 11am-1pm Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
August 10: 9-11am David's Place Drop-in, 1-3pm Souls Harbour
August 12: 4-6pm St. Andrew's Sunday Supper

Halfax's Biggest Yard Sale Sun April 29 9-5

Jun 28, 2018

click poster for details and link to their site

Red Bear sponsors TRC Cafe

Apr 18, 2018

see linked article

Mowiomi at the Commons on June 21

Jun 27, 2017

Thank You to everyone who donated and/or purchased our items!  We had a great day thanks to the Friendship Centre, Volunteers and everyone who pitched in to help sustain free voice mail for people experiencing poverty in NS.

Welcoming Summer Student, Renee Carew

Jan 01, 2020

Renee Carrew, our new summer student, will be around to do in person sign up, please look forward to her call. You can also email her at to book her for in person sign up for free voice mail.

New Phone Number for Red Bear Connects Free Voice Mail

May 08, 2017

We have a new 902 phone number - the old one will be discontinued soon.  Please call us or email us for the new number.

Summer Student approved

Jan 01, 2020

We will have one summer student this summer working with us on outreach and other tasks.  Thank You Andy Fillmore and Canada Summer!


Apr 30, 2017

Hope you like our New website.  It is still be build.  Please revisit.  Comments are welcome.

Feb 01, 2017

Participants using voice mail and service providers please evaluate our service. Your input is important. Your name will be entered into a draw for your participation.  Klick this to respond ... Thank you!

211 Supports Red Bear Connects

Feb 01, 2017

NS 211 has agreed to connect people with us to sign up for free voice mail so no charge to register.  Just dial 211 and ask to be connected to Red Bear Healing Home.


Jan 11, 2017

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Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more,

but those giving more.

— Jackson Brown, Jr

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International Day for the Irradication of Poverty

October 17

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