***811 Notice***

We are experiencing higher than normal call volumes. It will take longer than usual to respond to your call. 

We are working hard to respond to all calls as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.


Unable to reach 8-1-1?

If you are unable to reach us by dialing 8-1-1 from your telephone or hand held device, please contact your telephone service provider. In some cases, local telephone service providers may not be able to support dialing 8-1-1. If this is the case, you may access the 811 service using the following 10-digit number: 866-770-7763 from a telephone registered in Nova Scotia only.

Internet Calling Service Providers

You cannot access 811 by dialing 8-1-1?  Instead, please dial 1-866-770-7763.  If you are unable to reach the 811 service by dialing 1-866-770-7763, please contact your telephone service provider.

Helpful Websites

Department of Health and Wellness

DHW supports programs and services that protect and promote health and treat illness for Nova Scotians and their families.

Visit NovaScotia.ca/DHW



French Language Services Directory

Voici un répertoire des fournisseurs de soins de santé primaires francophones.

Visitez la page NovaScotia.ca/DHW/Repertoire-Santé

Physician Availability (English and French)

Find a Family Physician or other Primary Care Provider.

Visit NovaScotia.ca/DHW/physicians/