Support Groups in Nova Scotia

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia offers a network of Caregiver Support Groups. These groups offer a safe environment where you can learn, share, and help each other through mutual understanding.

They are a good place to:
• Exchange and share information and support
• Expand friendship and social networks
• Decrease loneliness and isolation
• Express feelings
• Learn from others
• Access current information

Find out more about support groups meeting near you! For more information, call the Alzheimer InfoLine at 1-800-611-6345.
 

Support Groups in Nova Scotia
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Bridgewater Caregiver Support Group
Where: The Ridgewood Assisted Living, 372 Aberdeen Road
When: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Chester Caregiver Support Group
Where: Shoreham Village, 50 Shoreham Village Crescent
When: Last Tuesday of each month (No meeting Dec. 2019)
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Lunenburg Caregiver Support Group
Where: Harbour View Haven
When: Third Wednesday of each month (No meeting Aug. 2019)
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Liverpool Caregiver Support Group
Where: Queen's Manor
When: First Friday of every month
Time: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

New Ross Caregiver Support Group 
Where: New Ross Family Resource Centre
When: Second Wednesday of each month
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.


Kentville Caregiver Support Group
Where: AVH Chipman Building, 5 Chipman Drive, Kentville
When: Third Monday of each month (No meetings July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 1:30 p.m. 

Wolfville Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre
When: Second Wednesday of the month 
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Windsor/West Hants Caregiver Support Group
Where: Windsor Elms Village, Falmouth
When: Last Wednesday of each month (No meeting July 2019)
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Truro Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Seniors' Clinic at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre, 635 Abenaki Rd
When: Third Wednesday of each month (No meetings July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 7 p.m.

Tatamagouche and Area Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Willow Lodge, 100 Blair Avenue
When: Second Thursday of each month
Time: 1:30 p.m.

Parrsboro & Area Memory Loss Caregivers' Group
Where: South Cumberland Community Care Centre
When: Meeting dates vary - please call to confirm
Time: Evening meetings

Amherst Caregiver Support Group
Where: Trinity St. Stephen’s Church, 1 Ratchford Street, Amherst
When: Last Thursday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Sydney Caregiver Support Group
Where: Harbourstone Facility, Kimberly Hall, 2nd Floor Chapel
When: Last Monday of each month (No meetings July/Dec. 2019)
Time: 7 p.m.

Glace Bay Caregiver Support Group
Where: Seaview Manor (Sun Room), 275 South Street, Glace Bay
When: Last Thursday of each month
Time: 7 p.m.

Cheticamp Caregiver Support Group
Where: Foyer Pere Fiset Nursing Home
When: First Wednesday of each month (No meetings July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 7 p.m.

Neil's Harbour Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Buchanan Memorial Hospital (Boardroom)
When: Meeting dates vary - please call to confirm
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.


Halifax Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Veterans Memorial Hospital, Room # 1613B
When: First Thursday of the Month (No meetings Jan./July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Halifax (Birch Cove) Caregiver Support Group
Where: St. Peter's Anglican Church
When: Fourth Thursday of each month (No meetings July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Dartmouth Caregiver Support Group
Where: Northwood Home Care Ltd., 130 Eileen Stubbs Ave. Harbour Room
When: Last Monday of each month (No meetings July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Fall River Caregiver Support Group
Where: Sobeys Fall River Community Room
When: Last Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Lower Sackville Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Lower Sackville Library, 636 Lower Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville
When: First Tuesday of every month (No meetings Jan./July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

St. Margaret's Bay Caregiver Support Group 
Where: St. Luke's United Church Freedom Renewal Centre, 5374 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Upper Tantallon
When: Second Monday of each month (No meetings July/Aug. 2019)
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 


VON Support Groups - Open to ALL Caregivers

Digby
Where: Digby Library
When: First Tuesday of the month 
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Yarmouth
Where: VON Office, 55 Starrs Rd
When: Third Wednesday of the month 
Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Clare
Where: Clare Health Centre
When: Third Wednesday of the month 
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


For information on additional caregiver support groups,  please visit: http://caregiversns.org/how-we-help/peer-groups/


Last Updated: 05/28/2019