Head Office Contacts

Most programs and services are delivered through local Community Services offices. The following numbers are generally for specific administrative or policy development sections in the department. If you are not sure who to contact, try our toll free number: 1-877-424-1177.

Head Office
  Telephone Fax
Minister (902) 424-4304 (902) 428-0618
Deputy Minister (902) 424-4304 (902) 424-3287
Associate Deputy Minister (902) 424-4304  
Communications Communications Team (902) 424-3287
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Coordinator (902) 424-5558 (902) 424-0502
Human Resources (902) 424-2751 (902) 424-0152
Programs
Adoption Information Line 1-866-259-7780  
Assistant Appeals Board Coordinator (902) 424-2768 (902) 424-0502
Child Welfare and Residential Services (902) 424-3202 (902) 424-0708
Coordonnateur des services en francais/French-language Coordinator (902) 742-6211 email/courriel
Early Childhood Development Services (902) 424-3430 (902) 424-0708
Employment Support Services (902) 424-4329 (902) 424-0721
Income Assistance (902) 424-4262 (902) 424-0661
Housing Services (902) 424-8445 (902) 424-0661
Prevention Services (902) 424-4283 (902) 424-0708
Services for Persons with Disabilities (902) 424-0932 (902) 722-1341
Licensing Services 424-5499 or 1-877-223-9555 (902) 428-5818
Protection for Persons in Care Program 1-800-225-7225 (902) 428-2214

Head Office addresses

NS Department of Community Services
Nelson Place
5675 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 1H1

Mailing Address
NS Department of Community Services
P. O. Box 696
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2T7