Annapolis Valley Resources
Harvest House Community Outreach Centre
Hot meals Monday 4-5:30pm, Tuesday 12-2pm, Wednesday 12:30-2pm, Thursday 4-5:30pm, Café night Friday 7-9pm
Shelter opens nightly at 9pm
Evangeline Club: Mondays 10am-2pm
Middleton Firehall: Tuesday 10am-2pm
Kingston United: Wednesdays 10am-2pm
Berwick - Evangiline Club Thursday 9pm-1pm
Berwick - Evangiline Club Monday 9am-1pm
These change from time to time. Call 902-691-1296 for confirmation. Needs updating.
The Evangiline Club
Daily meals, coffee and tea Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. Telephone, washer and dryer, social events, art program (Wednesdays), and peer support and friendship (Mondays)
Food, coffee and fellowship: Monday 2-4pm, Wednesday 10am-12pm, Friday 10am-12pm
Kentville Outreach Centre
Breakfast Mondays-Saturdays 8-11am, hot meals Monday-Thursday & Saturdays 6-8pm
Hantsport & Area Community Food Bank
Open the second Wednesday of the month, 9am-12pm. Call to make an order by 12pm on the Monday before the food bank is open (902) 352-3002
Wolfville & Area Food Bank
Usually on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 9am-4pm. Call (902) 542-0040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canning Area Food Bank
Open Wednesdays 12-3pm. Closed for July & August. Call (902) 582-3886
Berwick Food Bank
From November-May, open Saturdays 9-11am. From June-October, Wednesdays 6-8pm.
Upper Room Food Bank
Open Mondays 10am-12pm and Thursdays 7-8:45pm. Closed on Mondays in July and August
Twelve Baskets Food Bank
Open Mondays 1-3pm, Wednesdays 6-8:30pm, Fridays 9-11:30am. Available at an alternative time and location in July.
Open Arms Resource Centre
Furniture bank: provides pick-up and delivery of good used furniture. Employment search assistance, grocery program, haircuts, healthy eating program, prisoners aftercare, coat exchange, and arts and literacy program. Call for more details (902) 365-3665
Kings County Seniors' Safety Program
Provides safety and security information to seniors through individual home visits and community presentations. Call to make arrangements: (902) 375-3602
Women's Place Resource Centre
Place for women to come together, share, learn, experience and grow. Includes: research, library, brochures on issues and programs, space to gather, staff can provide information on resources, emotional support and referral to community services, programs, and bursary.
Department of Community Services
Provides services related to children, youth and families, disability support program, employment support and income assistance, and housing Nova Scotia.
YREACH provides information, orientation and settlement support to Immigrants and Temporary Foreign Workers and their families who are new to communities across the province.
Survivors of Abuse Recovering
Community based peer counselling service for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Red Cross Kentville Service Centre
Bed loan program, emergency and disaster services, first aid and CPR, PFD and life jacket loan program, short term loan program, specialized equipment program, swimming lessons and violence, bullying and abuse prevention
VON Annapolis Valley
Provides programs such as: adult day program, clinic nursing, companion, homemaking and personal care services, foot care clinics, general home visiting nursing program, immunization programs, in-home foot care, insurance paramedicals, meals on wheels, transportation services, etc. Visit their site for more information http://www.von.ca/en/annapolis/services
Valley Community Learning Association
Free classes and one-on-one tutoring in such areas as GED, basic literacy, English as an additional language, numeracy, health literacy, family literacy, computer literacy, trades-related upgrading and youth programming
Acadia Lifelong Learning
Local seniors age 50+ can audit undergraduate Acadia University credit courses for free. Also join Acadia for a variety of free events, from Lunchtime Learning Sessions to in-depth seminars.
Kings Point to Point
Door-to-door accessible public transportation for residents of Kings County. To book, stop by their office or call (902) 681-2846
Trans County Transportation Society
Booking hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-1pm (902) 665-1212
Canadian Mental Health Association
Employment and housing support, education/training programs, peer support, recreational programming
Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia
Meetings are generally held the third Wednesday of each month at 7pm. Meeting are not held during July and August. Email
Psychosocial rehabilitation program for young adults ages 18-35 who are living with mental illness and want to make changes in their lives. (902) 678-8361
Fundy Dental Walk-in Clinic
Open to low-income youth and adults ages 15 years and older who have significant dental disease that has a negative impact on their general health or employment status. (902) 681-9111
Annapolis Valley Brain Injury Support Group
Call (902) 385-3447 or email Connie Benjamin-Webster at
Mental Health Services
Assists older adults to live independently and maintain a level of satisfaction with life in their later years.
Drug rehabilitation centre.
Crosbie House Society
Recovery and addiction centre run by physicians, addiction specialists and volunteers.
Family & Youth Programs
Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts
Provides arts-based educational programs to children and teens with special needs and their peers. (902) 582-3888
The Portal Youth Drop-in Centre
At the drop-in centre you can make phone calls, check the internet for jobs or housing, talk to someone, or book a time to chat.
Apple Tree Landing Family Education Centre
Variety of programs and services for children. They work from a "child centered" perspective. (902) 582-3086
Valley Youth Project
Drop-in the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month from 6:30-8:30pm, September to June. Food, games, music and a chance to meet people.
The Red Door
Youth health and support centre. Provide confidential sexual health services, health education and health promotion to youth 13-30 years of age.
Annapolis County Family Resource Centre
Includes programs such as: breastfeeding groups, baby time, book club, play group, parenting groups, prenatal classes, and a take out toy service.
Kings County Family Resource Centre
Programs for children and parents, toy lending library, and daycare
Greenwood Military Family Resource Centre
Provides programs and services that empower and encourage strong, independent individuals and families.
Valley Child Development Association
Toy library, parent education groups, connection opportunities, referrals, information, help with transitions, and individual case management
Autism Nova Scotia
Programs include: summer day camp, preschool play group, social groups for school-aged children, teen and adults, therapeutic riding, social skills, swimming and more.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Creates mentoring relationships amongst adults and youth.
Campaign for Kids
Child abuse prevention and positive parenting programs; financial support; education trust
Family Resource Centre of West Hants
Programs include: playgroups, in-home parenting and child development support, wellness checks before starting school, dial a ride program
Annapolis Valley Employment Services
Nova Scotia Legal Aid
Provides many free legal services to help adults and youth facing a range of legal issues
Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada
Provide guidance to clients about solving debt problems
Provides shelter, support, counselling, advocacy, and outreach for abused women and their children. 24 hour help line: 679-1922 or toll free: 1-800-264-8682
Inn From the Cold
Shelter open October 1-April 30. Call between 9pm-11:30pm for intake: 1-800-803-7267. Guests are brought to the shelter site each night by Police or RCMP escort. Covers Annapolis County, Kings County, Windsor, Falmouth, Hantsport
Community Living Alternatives
Provides quality community living opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.
The Refuge Transitional Housing
Offers apartments and bed capacity to help young men achieve stable housing. Provides a safe place and supportive space for shelter, social skill development and spiritual growth. (902) 690-7091
Housing Nova Scotia
Rental units for families and seniors on low or fixed income
Hants Community Homes
Community homes provides residential and support services for people under the age of 65 with intellectual or emotional challenges.