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

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, debit or e-transfer only. The dispensary cannot accept credit. Call ahead for more information.

Languages Offered

English

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Metropolitan Dispensary Society

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

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm
Notes
Closed weekends and holidays

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia