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Child Protection – Department of Community Services

If you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected or are a witness to child abuse, you must contact the child welfare agency in the area where the child lives.

To reach a child protection worker:

Between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm on weekdays: call 1-877-424-1177 if you believe a child is in immediate danger of abuse

Between 4:30 pm to 8:30 am on weekdays and on weekends or on holidays: call 1-866-922-2434 if you believe a child is in immediate danger of abuse.

Family Resource Centres

(FRCs) provide community-based programs and services that support the healthy development and well-being of children, youth, and families.

Family Resource Centres

Bayers Westwood Family Resource Centre 454-9444

Chebucto Family Centre 479-3031

Dartmouth Family Centre 464-8234

East Preston Daycare Family Health Resource Centre 462-7266

Eastern Shore Family Resource Association 827-1461

Fairview Family Resource Parent n’ Tot 443-9569

Memory Lane Family Place 864-6363

Mi’kmaq Family Centre 422-7850

Mulgrave Park Caring and Learning Centre 453-5089

Musquodoboit Valley Family Resource Centre 384-2794

North End Parent Resource Centre 492-0133

Parents and Children Together (PACT) 434-8952