Nova Scotia

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This is a living document and we want to add to it as we grow. Please use these resources and links as a starting point and if you discover additional programs, tips or tricks, let us know.

Nova Scotia Assistance Programs:

For a list of supports and important numbers: http://disability.novascotia.ca/content/links

List of programs and resources: http://novascotia.ca/coms/disabilities/

Financial Assistance:

People who are sick and/or disabled apply for regular assistance. There may be special accommodation amounts for people with medical needs and a ‘special needs allowance’ as well as other funds for specific needs.

http://novascotia.ca/coms/employment/income_assistance/

Travel and accommodation for out of province:

Travel and Accommodation:

For out of province travel:

http://novascotia.ca/dhw/Travel-and-Accommodation-Assistance/

Nova Scotia Pharmacare Programs

Nova Scotia has several Pharmacare Programs

http://novascotia.ca/dhw/pharmacare/nova-scotians.asp

The department of Community Services Pharmacare Benefit is for hose receiving Income Assistance and Disability Support Program clients.

http://www.novascotia.ca/coms/employment/income_assistance/Pharmacare.html

The Family Pharmacare Program is directed towards low income individuals and families and the premiums and co-pay amounts are based on income. You must renew every year by April 1.

Guide: http://novascotia.ca/dhw/pharmacare/documents/family_pharmacare/Family_Pharmacare_Booklet.pdf

Charitable Organizations

Canadian Cancer Society:

Travel and community services:

http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/find-services-in-your-area/?region=ns

Accommodation:

http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/travel-and-accommodations-ns/?region=ns

Kidney Foundation Resources

Canada: http://www.kidney.ca/financial-assistance

Atlantic: https://www.facebook.com/KFOC.AtlanticBranch/info

 

 

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If you know of other resources or have tips, tricks about the resources described here, please let us know.