Shelburne County Resources

This is a list of "who does what" in mental health-related services in Shelburne County.  We present it for information purposes only - the Shelburne County Mental Health and Wellness Association does not endorse any service provider, nor speak for the efficacy of any services.  Mental health consumers should explore their own options and determine for themselves what works best for them.  If you are aware of any resources or service providers who are not on this list, please email us at shelburnecountymentalhealth@outlook.com.  

Who? - Alcoholics Anonymous, District 10, Shelburne, Queens, Lunenburg Counties

What? - Mission - To carry a message of hope, strength and knowledge, through communication of Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Steps, in an efficient and prudent manner.

When? - Closed meetings - call for current schedule

Where? - Shelburne - Christ Church Hall, and Roseway Hospital

How to contact? - Francis - 902-656-3278

Websitehttp://www.area82aa.org/district-10shelburnequeenslunenburg-counties  

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Who? - Cheryl Baker, Facilitator

What? - "Friends" Peer Support Group for Depression

When? - 2nd Wednesdays of each month

Where? - Barrington - Temple Baptist Church hall

How to contact? - 902-745-3283

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Who? - Because We Care Fund - Kimberley Goreham-Waybret, Gina Symonds, and Amelie Daykin

What? - Non-profit group dedicated to serving their communities by giving a helping hand to those who may need it from time to time.  

When? - - 

Where? - Barrington area, generally

How to contact? - BecauseWeCare2017@hotmail.com; 902-723-0096

Website - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Because-We-Care-Fund-1763395173963163/ 

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Who? - Melda Clark 

What? - Mental Health Speaker; Storyteller; Blogger; Writer

When?

Where? - West Head, Lockeport

How to contact? - info@meldaroacheclark.com; 705-928-2992

Website - www.meldaroacheclark.com 

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Who? - Care Coordinators

What? - NSHA Continuing Care

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne, Yarmouth and Digby Counties

How to contact? - Intake Line - 1-800-225-7225

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Who? - Rita and Phil Crosbie

What? - Soundbeings Wellness Consultants - Sound Therapy, Meditation and Relaxation, Life Coaching

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne

How to contact? - thegongpeople@gmail.com; 902-875-2039

Website - www.soundbeings.com 

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Who? - Joel d'Entremont

What? - Physical Activity Coordinator 

When? - -

Where? - Barrington

How to contact? - 902-637-2903

Website - https://www.barringtonmunicipality.com/recreation  

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Who? - Sarah d'Entremont - NSHA Public Health

What? - NSHA Public Health - is about promoting and protecting health and preventing disease and injuries so that all Nova Scotians can live healthier lives.  

When? - - 

Where? - NSHA 

How to contact? - sarahm.dentremont@nshealth.ca 

Website - 

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Who? - Mike d'Eon

What? - Recreation Director, Bayside Long-Term Care Home

When? - -

Where? - Barrington 

How to contact? - mike.deon@nshealth.ca; 902-637-2098

Website - http://www.baysidehome.ca/  

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Who? - Adam Dedrick

What? - Director of Recreation and Parks

When? - -

Where? - Municipality of the District of Shelburne

How to contact? - adedrick@municipalityofshelburne.ca; 902-875-3544, ext. 225

Website - https://www.municipalityofshelburne.ca/recreation-parks.html  

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Who? - Evelyn "DoDo" Goodwin, Facilitator

What? - "Care and Share" Peer Support Group for Depression

When? - 2nd Tuesdays of each month

Where? - Shelburne - Trinity United Church hall

How to contact? - 902-875-2470 (best option); jgoodwin@bellaliant.com

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Who? - Kevin Grant, Chairman of the Board

What? - Shelburne County Mental Health and Wellness Association

     We are a community-based, not-for-profit group that seeks to advocate for and improve mental health in Shelburne County by reducing stigma, promoting recovery and building resiliency.  

When? - Monthly Board Meetings (anyone may join; Occasional public meetings

Where? - Around Shelburne County

How to contact? - shelburnecountymentalhealth@outlook.comKevin Grant - tseliot@hotmail.com; 902-207-0125

Website - you're using it! 

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Who? - Bob and Johan Grundy

What? - Owners, Operators of Rally Point Retreat - a PTSD refuge for current and former service men and women (military and emergency services)

When? - -

Where? - Sable River

How to contact? - 902-223-7258; 902-223-7359

Website - http://www.rallypointretreat.org/  

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Who? - Guidance Counselors - area schools

What? - Student supports

When? - -

Where? - Barrington, Shelburne and Lockeport High Schools

How to contact? - BMHS - 902-637-4310 (Melanie d'Entremont); SRHS - 902-875-4900 (Amanda Rankin) ** SRHS is also a Health Promoting Schools participant; LRHS - 902-656-7110 (Jennifer Harlow)

Website (Regional Education Centre - formerly School Board) - https://www.tcrce.ca/  

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Who? - Cindy Hagen - Coordinator, Shelburne County Warm Line

What? - Shelburne County Warm Line - hosted by the Shelburne County Mental Health & Wellness Association

When? - Wednesdays and Friday from 4:30-8:30; Saturdays from 1-5pm

Where? - Shelburne County

How to contact? - The Warm Line - 833-927-6546; Cindy - scwarmlinecoordinator@gmail.com

Website - You're on it!  

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Who? - Patsy Jones-Hassapis

What? - Director of Recreation and Volunteer Services

When? - -

Where? - Roseway Manor Long-Term Care Home, Shelburne

How to contact? - rec@rosewaymanor.com; 902-875-4707, ext. 226

Website - http://www.rosewaymanor.com/  

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Who? - Skylar LeBlanc-Pothier

What? - SchoolsPlus Facilitator, Tri-County Regional Education Centre

When?

Where? - Shelburne County

How to contact? - skylar.pothier@tcrsb.ca; 902-637-4309; 902-749-6412

Website - https://www.ednet.ns.ca/schoolsplus/  

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Who? - Megan LeMoine

What? - Recreation Programmer

When? - -

Where? - Roseway Manor Long-Term Care Home, Shelburne

How to contact? - recprog@rosewaymanor.com; 902-875-4707

Website - http://www.rosewaymanor.com  

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Who? - Lisa Locke

What? - Recreation Coordinator

When? - -

Where? - Municipality of the District of Shelburne

How to contact? - llocke@municipalityofshelburne.ca; 902-875-3544, ext. 229

Website - https://www.municipalityofshelburne.ca/recreation-parks.html  

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Who? - Amy MacKinnon

What? - Executive Director, Shelburne County Youth Health and Support Association (Our House) - Youth health and mental health

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne County

How to contact? - ed@scyhsa.com; 902-875-3337

Website - https://ourhouseyouthcentre.weebly.com/  

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Who? - Brenda Martin-Hurlbert, Mental health support worker; Chairperson for Tri-County Mental Health and Wellness Association

What? - Individual Coaching and Support; Group Programming and Workshops; Education and Awareness

When? - -

Where? - Mostly Yarmouth, but throughout Tri-County

How to contact? - 902-266-9891; tcmhwa@yahoo.com

Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/mentalhealthandwellness/  

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Who? - Mabel Mayo

What? - Activity Director, Surf Lodge Long-Term Care Home

When? - -

Where? - Lockeport

How to contact? - mabel@macleodgroup.ca; 902-656-2015

Website - http://macleodcare.ca/locations/lockeport/  

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Who? - Mental Health & Addictions (MHA), Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)

What? - Mental health and addictions services

     MHA have a central intake line where all referrals (by individuals or by any care providers) can set up services.  Persons calling this line will receive individualized support that involves triage of needs and screening for mental health and addictions issues.  They are then set up with resources that are the most appropriate for them, which will better serve their individual needs.

When? - -

Where? - Roseway Hospital; various locations throughout the Tri-County.  Crisis Response Services are available at all Emergency Room Departments.  

How to contact? - Roseway Hospital - 902-875-4200.  Central intake number - 1-844-380-4324.

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Who? - Wanda Mood

What? - JRB - Friends Remembering Friends Fundraising Society; also a Senior Services worker

When? - -

Where? - Atwoods Brook

How to contact? - wandamood@gmail.com

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Who? - Loretta Nickerson

What? - Executive Director, SASI (Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion)

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne County, with office in Shelburne (locations in Shelburne, Lockeport and Barrington)

How to contact? - sasi@supportinginclusion.ca; 902-875-1083

Website - http://supportinginclusion.ca/  

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Who? - Shelley L. Nickerson, Integrated Mental Health Coach

What? - Private Business - Certified Intergrative Health Coach

When? - -

Where? -  Barrington

How to contact? - shelleynickerson.ihc@eastlink.ca; 902-637-3071

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Who? - Krista Peterson, Integrated Mental Health Coach

What? - Private Business - provides strategies and support to those struggling with mental health issues.  Workshops and community education.  

When? - -

Where? - -

How to contact? - kristapeterson@eastlink.ca; 902-635-2576

Website - Facebook - Krista Peterson - Integrative Mental Health Coach

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Who? - Holly Renaud

What? - Residential Supervisor, SASI (Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion)

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne

How to contact? - foxhurst@gmail.com; 902-875-1083

Website - http://supportinginclusion.ca/  

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Who? - Frances Scott

What? - Community Coordinator, Town of Lockeport

When? - -

Where? - Lockeport

How to contact? - lockeportrec@ns.aliantzinc.ca; 902-656-2565

Website - http://www.lockeport.ns.ca/index.php/recreation-culture  

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Who? - Shelburne County Community Health Board 

What? - The Shelburne County Community Health Board exists to develop a Health Plan, through broad community participation and consultation that includes strategies to promote and improve the health of our community.

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne County

How to contact? - Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/ShelburneCountyCommunityHealthBoard/  

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Who? - Karine Smith

What? - Behavior Resource Consultant - NSHA, Continuing Care 

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne, Yarmouth and Digby Counties

How to contact? - Karine.smith@nshealth.ca;  902-637-4099

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Who? - Sou'West Nova Transit Association

What? - Door-to-door wheelchair accessible transportation options

When? - - 

Where? - Shelburne County

How to contact? - info@souwestnovatransit.ca; 902-637-2572; Toll Free - 1-844-637-2572

Website - www.souwestnovatransit.ca 

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Who? - Linda Symonds, Integrated Mental Health Coach

What? - Private Business - Speaking and training

When? - -

Where? - Clark's Harbour

How to contact? - landersonsymonds@gmail.com; 902-630-0533

Website - www.lindasymonds.com

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Who? - Shawna Symonds

What? - Senior Services 

When?

Where? - Shelburne County

How to contact? - seniorservices@eastlink.ca; 1-800-565-0397

Website - http://ourseniorservices.com/  

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Who? - Lana Townsend, Integrated Mental Health Coach; also Physical Activity Coordinator for the Municipality of Barrington, and Clark's Harbour

What? - Private Business - Mind Over Matter Health Coaching Services

When? - -

Where? -  2194 Villagedale Road, Port La Tour, NS B0W2T0

How to contact? - mindovermatterhealth@outlook.com; 902-637-747

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Who? - Vacant

What? - Recreation Director, Municipality of Barrington

When? - -

Where? - Barrington

How to contact? - 902-637-2903

Website - https://www.barringtonmunicipality.com/recreation  

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Who? - Vacant

What? - Tri-County Women's Centre, and SHYFT Youth Services

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne Outreach Office, 25B King St. 

How to contact? - Shelburne@tricountywomenscentre.org; 902-875-4777

Websites - http://www.tricountywomenscentre.org/http://www.shyft.ca/  

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Who? - Vacant

What? - Municipal Physical Activity & SRHS Community Use Coordinator

When? - -

Where? - Shelburne  

How to contact? - community.srhs@tcrsb.ca; 902-875-2831

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