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Truro Colchester Welcome Network

General Services

Nova Scotia 211

Nova Scotia 211 offers help in more than 100 languages. The services are free and confidential. These are some of the services and information you can find there:

  • newcomer services
  • food support
  • financial information
  • government and legal information

To find out more, call 211 or visit

Nova Scotia Department of Community Services

The department of community services delivers social programs funded by the provincial government. These are some of the programs you can access through the department:

  • employment support
  • skills training
  • income assistance
  • affordable housing
  • disability support
  • child, youth, and family supports

To find out more, visit