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Nova Scotia Lawyers Assistance Program

Assistance available 24/7 at 1-866-299-1299

Parenting Resources

A number of web resources are dedicated to parenting, relationships, hobbies, health, well-being and many other things that will help you find balance and joy during your time at home. 

Urban Parent is a an online community for families living, exploring and playing in the Halifax area. We connect local parents with events, information, services, products – and each other.

Stars And Strollers Cineplex Theatres offers offers two new release 'grown-up' movies for you, modified volumes, adjusted lighting and everything else baby needs!

Adoption support groups

Around HRM

Adoption Support Group of Halifax
For birth families, adoptive parents and their children, and people considering adoption. Meets 4th Thursday of every month, at Progress Centre for Early Intervention, 3530 Novalea Drive, Halifax. Contact: Debra Banting, 902 422 1290 banting.reynolds@ns.sympatico.ca

Rainbow Playtime
Social, supportive network for families with parents who identify as gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual, plus couples considering parenthood. Not specifically adoption focused. Meets 3rd Sunday of every month, 4:30-6:30 pm, Chocolate Lake Recreation Center, 14 Purcell’s Cove Road. Contact: Terrah Kenner, 902 835 7817, keener.lacroix@ns.sympatico.ca

Outside of HRM

Adoption Support Group of Antigonish
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month, 7-9 pm, Kids First Family Resource Center, 27 St. Andrew's Street. Contact: Karen Rennie, 902 386 2410

Support Group for Adoptive Parents: Cape Breton
Networking and support group for adoptive parents.
Contacts: Patricia Sampson, 902 794 9866 alexsampson@syd.eastlink.ca; Anne Marie MacLean 902 564 8385 anniemariemaclean@eastlink.ca