Annapolis Valley Resources

Food 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


Community Lunches

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)


Berwick Outreach

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


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.

Other Resources

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.

Fundy YMCA

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





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



Health Services

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


Beacon House

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.


Searidge Foundation

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




Chrysalis House

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.

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