Individuals living in Mi'kmaw communities have access to continuing care services through provincially and federally funded programs.
Eligibility for provincial continuing care services varies, depending on whether a person lives in a Mi'kmaw community and whether they are a Registered Status individual under the federal Indian Act and therefore have access to similar federally funded services.
Eligibility is assessed by a care coordinator • Call or visit website for eligibility details
Applications can only be accepted via telephone • Call the toll free number
The one number to call to connect with Continuing Care services is 1-800-225-7225 (toll free across North America)
A care coordinator will help you assess your needs and the services that would best meet them. If you are already a client of Continuing Care, but feel your needs have changed, contact your care coordinator.
If you are calling from outside North America, about someone who lives in a community serviced by the Nova Scotia Health Authority, please call the appropriate number below:
• Annapolis and Kings Counties: 902-487-0297
• Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County: 902-487-0298
• Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants: 902-487-0296
• Cumberland County: 902-487-0296
• Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County: 902-487-0298
• Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County: 902-487-0607
• Pictou County: 902-487-0296
• Lunenburg and Queens Counties: 902-487-0297
• Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties: 902-487-0297
Assessment by a continuing care coordinator
Home care fees are based on your income and the type of services you need • Some services, such as nursing, are free • A care coordinator will confirm costs during your assessment
English • French speaking care coordinators are available in certain areas of the province