Helpful Websites

Local Colchester Community Organizations:
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Full Community Resources List

Colchester Adult Learning Association (CALA)
NSCC Truro Campus, Room 127 Forrester Hall
36 Arthur Street, Truro NS B2N 1X5
(902) 895-2464 |
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Colchester Sexual Assault Centre (CSAC)
80 Glenwood Drive, Truro NS B2N 1P3
(902) 897-4366 |
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Third Place Transition House
P.O. Box 1681, Truro NS B2N 5Z5
Crisis Line: (902) 893-3232
Office: (902) 893-4844
Women’s Outreach: (902) 895-9740
Children & Youth Outreach: (902) 893-3232
Toll-Free Crisis Line: 1-800-565-4878

Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre (Futureworx)
42 Inglis Street, Truro NS B2N 4B4
(902) 893-6859
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Colchester Food Bank
49 Esplanade Street, Truro NS B2N 5J7 (Entrance off Forrester Street)
(902) 893-4566 |
Hours for Donation Drop Offs: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Hours for Clients (Recipients):
Monday & Wednesday & Friday, 1pm – 4pm
Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre
1027 Prince Street, Truro NS B2N 1H7
(902) 895-0200 |
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 3pm
More Colchester Organizations and Community Support Groups


Women’s Resource Centres of Nova Scotia

Second Story Women’s Centre
18 Dufferin Street, PO Box 821, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0
(902) 543-1315 | (902) 640-3044 |
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 10am – 4pm | Friday, 10am – 1pm
The Women’s Place Resource Centre
228 St. George Street, PO Box 383, Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0
(902) 532-1898 | 1-877-392-8800 |
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9am – 4pm
LEA Place Women’s Resource Centre
22709 Highway # 7, P.O. Box 245 Sheet Harbour, NS B3J 3B0
(902) 885-2668 |
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association
204 Kirk Street, 219 Main Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C1
(902) 893-6221
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 4:30pm
Pictou County Women’s Centre
503 South Frederick Street, New Glasgow, NS B2H 3P3
(902) 755-4647|
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 4:30pm
Every Woman’s Centre
21 Trinity Avenue, Sydney, NS B1P 4Z4
(902) 567-1212
Tri-County Women’s Centre
12 Cumberland St. Yarmouth, NS B5A 3K3
(902) 742-0085 | Toll-Free: 1-877-742-0085


Women’s Resource Centres of Canada

YWCA Canada National Associations


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