Metropolitan Dispensary

Provided by: Metropolitan Dispensary Society

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Contact Details

General Inquiries:
902-470-8135

Fax:
902-470-8774

Service Description

Provides low-cost prescription medications to individuals with low income and to anyone who is unable to afford the medication that they are being prescribed.

Eligibility

Referral required * Residents of Nova Scotia with a low income and those unable to afford the medication that they have been prescribed

Service Info

Application Process:
A referral from a social worker or 211 Nova Scotia is required. If you do not have a connection to a social worker, call 2-1-1.

Documents Required:
Requires a referral

Fees:
Yes * Payment is by cash or debit only. The dispensary cannot accept credit. Call ahead for more information.

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Locations

Metropolitan Dispensary Society

IWK Health Centre
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

General Inquiries:
902-470-8135

Fax:
902-470-8774

Location Description:
Located on the 1st level of the IWK near the South Street entrance

Hours of Operation:
Closed weekends and holidays

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

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Metropolitan Dispensary Society

Address:
IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

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Mailing Address:
IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

Site Info

General Inquiries:
902-470-8135

Fax:
902-470-8774

Location Description:
Located on the 1st level of the IWK near the South Street entrance

Site Hours:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:

8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm

Hours of Operation:
Closed weekends and holidays

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area:
Halifax Regional Municipality

Service Info

Application Process:
A referral from a social worker or 211 Nova Scotia is required. If you do not have a connection to a social worker, call 2-1-1.

Documents Required:
Requires a referral

Fees:
Yes * Payment is by cash or debit only. The dispensary cannot accept credit. Call ahead for more information.

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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