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/
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.
Travel and accommodation for out of province:
Travel and Accommodation:
For out of province travel:
Nova Scotia Pharmacare Programs
Nova Scotia has several Pharmacare Programs
The department of Community Services Pharmacare Benefit is for hose receiving Income Assistance and Disability Support Program clients.
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.
Canadian Cancer Society:
Travel and community services:
Kidney Foundation Resources
If you know of other resources or have tips, tricks about the resources described here, please let us know.