Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinical Services
Mental Health

The IWK Health Centre provides children and adolescents throughout the province with specialized mental health and addictions services. To learn more about these services visit the IWK Health Centre website.

Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinical Services provides assessment, diagnosis and outreach services for children and youth (under the age of 19) with mental health disorders, harmful substance use or gambling problems. The child and adolescent team works with families to support the health and wellness of their children. Treatment may include individual and family therapy, psychiatric consultations, education and group sessions.

Location, hours and contact information 

Colchester East Hants Health Centre
600 Abenaki Road, Truro
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Community Health Centre
690 East River Road, New Glasgow
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours  
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lloyd E. Matheson Centre
Suite 150 – 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours 
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mental Health and Addictions
33 Havelock Street, Amherst
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How do I access this service?

To access this service, please call the central intake at 1-844-855-6688.

You may also request a referral to our services from your doctor, other health care professionals or community agency familiar with your concerns.