Links & Resources - Public Health

Crisis Support for Women

Bereavement Support

  • IWK Bereaved Parents Support Group (pregnancy/newborn/termination loss) - 902-470-8149
  • IWK Bereaved Parents Support Group (children and adolescent loss) - 902-470-8942

Breastfeeding Support

Breast Pump Rentals/Loans

A large number of Halifax Regional Municipality pharmacies offer breast pumps for rent. Please contact your nearest pharmacy for information.

Child Safety

Children with Special Needs


Extra Support

Family Planning/Pregnancy Options

Emergency Food Services

Housing/Emergency Shelters


Parenting Support

  • Public Health Enhanced Home Visiting Program - 902-481-5800
  • Public Health Parenting Information Sessions - 902-481-5800

Prenatal Education

Reproductive Mental Health