Articles from 211 Nova Scotia

Not sure how we can support you? Our articles can help! We get a variety of call topics to 211 Nova Scotia, and the truth is not everyone knows about all the programs and services we are able to connect you with. We can give you information and referrals for non-profit organizations and government that can provide support, resources, classes, education, services, and more. 

Read our articles below on various social and community topics and  to learn how 211 Nova Scotia can support you when you contact us:

Summer activities for Nova Scotians

Summer activities for Nova Scotians

If you’re looking for some fun activities to do this summer, 211 can help.

Nova Scotia has grants for low-income seniors who want to update their homes.

Home improvement for seniors

Now that we’re getting used to the warm weather—it’s the perfect time of year to upgrade or repair your home!

Get outside! Family-friendly trails in Nova Scotia

We are lucky to live in such a beautiful province. Here is a list of beautiful trails that you and your loved ones can enjoy!

Unique needs? 211 Nova Scotia is here to help

No two situations are the same. At 211, we will help find the right programs and services for you.

Top 5 tips for a healthy spring

Take full advantage of a healthy and energetic spring with these tips that will help you feel your best.

Experiencing the Winter Blues? These tips can help

Experiencing the “winter blues?” These tips can help

This time of year can feel overwhelming for many. The effects of the pandemic paired with the darker, colder days can be tough. These tips can help.

Small resolutions that make a big impact - 211 Nova Scotia

Small resolutions for seniors that make a big impact

Keeping a New Year’s resolution can be hard but it doesn’t have to be. Creating smaller, attainable resolutions can make a big impact on your everyday life.

Holiday help - 211 Nova Scotia is here

Holiday help: 211 Nova Scotia is your go-to

The holidays can be an overwhelming time of year for everyone. If you need support, we can help.

Give Back this Holiday Season - 211 Nova Scotia

Giving back this holiday season

We all have something we can give during the holidays—whether it’s offering a helping hand or donating time or kindness, ‘tis the season.

Preparing for Colder Months: Health and Safety Tips - 211 Nova Scotia

Preparing for the colder months: Health and safety tips

Cooler temperatures and shorter days are upon us. Be sure to check off this health and safety checklist as the seasons change.

Make the right call - 211 Nova Scotia

Do you know when to call 211, 311, or 411? Learn when to make the right call!

211 is one of a variety of N-1-1 numbers Nova Scotians can connect with to get the help they need.

School Supplies Help - 211 Nova Scotia

Need assistance for school supplies? We can help!

It’s that time of year again. Back-to-school is just around the corner—we can help ease the stress associated with financial barriers.

Gardening for Seniors - 211 Nova Scotia

Top 3 Reasons Seniors Should Consider Gardening

There are many benefits to gardening. You get to bask in nature, absorb some vitamin D, and nurture plants as they grow. The bonus is you get to eat fresh produce—what could be better?

Overcoming Loneliness Through COVID-19

Overcoming Loneliness Through COVID-19

One key to overcoming feelings of loneliness is to think about ways you can start feeling connected to others. Consider our tips to help you feel connected at this time.

Spring Cleaning Tips - 211 Nova Scotia

Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

We know it can be overwhelming, so be patient with yourself, and check out our helpful tips to get you through it!

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