Finding support during the COVID-19 crisis

person using cell phone to find information

Being food insecure is stressful at any time.

As things develop with COVID-19, remember, Nova Scotia is a place where community takes care of each other.

We’ll work with our member agencies to continue providing the best support we can. We know there may be reduced capacity and changes to the way some of our members operate as the situation unfolds, and we’re reaching out to community partners to find potential solutions.

We’ll make every effort to keep this page up-to-date with any changes on how and where to get support. And, as always, we’ll keep encouraging the community to help.

Find Food here

We’re committed to following all recommendations of the:


If you have questions about your employment benefits, please see the link below. There are special EI provisions for those whose daily lives have been affected by the virus.

Employment and Social Development Canada

EI telephone line specifically for Coronavirus claims
Telephone: 1-833-381-2725 (toll-free)
Teletypewriter (TTY): 1-800-529-3742

Canada's Six Biggest Banks response here.
Nova Scotia Power response here.
Caremongering-HFX: Halifax-Area Community Response to COVID19 is here.