Hurricane Fiona: Nova Scotia

Call Centre Hours
In-Person Locations
Government of Nova Scotia One-Time Financial Assistance
 

Call Centre Hours:

  • Saturday, December 3: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. AST
  • Sunday, December 4: closed
  • Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. AST
  • Saturday and Sunday: closed​
Please note that registration with the Canadian Red Cross closed as of December 2. If you have unmet needs, please reach out to us at 1-800-863-6582 during the hours listed above to discuss referrals to other supports in your area.

For more information on other support that may be available to you from the provincial government, please visit the Government of Nova Scotia’s website.

 

In-person locations:

  • Sydney
    49 West St
    Sydney, NS B1N 1R9
    Operating hours:
    Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AST
    Tuesday: CLOSED
    Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AST
    Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AST
    Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AST 
    Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AST 
    Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AST
  • New Glasgow
    North End Recreation Centre
    534 High St
    New Glasgow, NS B2H 2X7
    Operating hours:
    Monday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AST
    Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AST
    Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AST
    Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AST
    Friday: 9:o0 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. AST
    Saturday: CLOSED
    Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AST
For questions and more information on services in your area please call 1-800-863-6582 during the hours listed above.
 

Government of Nova Scotia One-Time Financial Assistance

On behalf of the Government of Nova Scotia, the Canadian Red Cross is supporting residents with one-time financial assistance of $1,000 per eligible household. Households must be approved by the Emergency Management Office of Nova Scotia to confirm their primary residence is unlivable due to structural safety and condition. More specifically, eligible households may include:
 
  • Households ordered to leave their primary residence by provincial or municipal emergency officials. 
  • Anyone identified by the Emergency Management Office of Nova Scotia to the Canadian Red Cross as requiring the emergency support.
  • Households staying in emergency shelters may be escalated to the Emergency Management Office of Nova Scotia for further assessment on eligibility.
Please note that registration with the Canadian Red Cross closed as of December 2. If you have unmet needs, please reach out to us at 1-800-863-6582 during the call centre hours listed above to discuss referrals to other supports in your area.