Crisis Centres Serving Nova Scotia

If you are in crisis now please call any of the crisis line numbers listed below or dial the local emergency telephone number (often 911) in your area.

You can also call if you are not in crisis, seeking additional information. If you come across information in this page which is incorrect, please contact us so we can update it.

Offers telephone intervention across Nova Scotia and mobile response in most communities in Halifax Regional Municipality.

General Inquiries – (902)429-8167
Toll free 24-hour Services – 1(888)429-8167


Last verified: December 8, 2014


Provides confidential and non-judgmental services including: Information * Listening Ear * Referrals * Crisis Intervention * Suicide Intervention

Answers calls for: Pictou West Food Bank, Pictou County Fuel Fund, St. Vincent de Paul Society, and St. Francis Xavier University Student Help Line.

Service Area: Pictou County and surrounding areas.

Information and Helpline: (902)752-5952

Main Office: (902)755-5790


Open:  2pm – 10pm, 7 days a week


Last verified April 7, 2015

As of March 31, 2015 the helpline will no longer be available.
The S.O.S. group in Cape Breton is a self-help group that was developed to provide individuals and families who have suffered a loss of a loved one with a critical resource.