Children’s Health – Emergency Department

Provided by: IWK Health Centre

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Service Description

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Provides care to ill and injured children and youth as well as those with mental health care needs.

The public is reminded to dial 9-1-1 in the case of an emergency.


Children and youth who are ill or injured up to their 16th birthday • Children and youth with mental health care needs up to their 19th birthday

Application Process

Drop-in to the emergency department or call for more information

Documents Required

Nova Scotia health card


No fees

Languages Offered


Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Contact Details

Hours of Operation

24-hour service

IWK Health Centre – Children’s Emergency – Halifax

5850 University Avenue
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8
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Mailing Address:
5850 University Avenue
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8

Site Info

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Site Hours

24-hour service


Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island