About 211

As one of many organizations supporting community engagement, 211NS is proud to be the home of GoodNS.

If you’re looking to engage with your community, GoodNS is a great place to begin. Want to know more about 211? Read on.211 logo

211NS is a free, confidential information and referral service for thousands of non-profit, community and government services available across the province.

When you dial 2-1-1, trained community resource specialists will help you find and understand services available in your community such as food banks, housing assistance, emergency shelters, services for seniors, mental health/addiction services, home care and respite, tax services, credit counseling, services for people with disabilities, recreational programs, tuition assistance and much more.

211 is available 24/7, in English and French by dialing 2-1-1 or visiting ns.211.ca. Interpretation services are available in over 100 languages. You can also reach us by emailing help@ns.211.ca, texting 21167 or visit our website to chat online.