The Northern Healthy Connections Society is a non-discriminatory and non-judgmental environment.

Northern Healthy Connections Society (NHCS) is a community-based, non-profit organization in Truro, Nova Scotia. NHCS began as a resource centre for people living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Nova Scotia.

Now in 2020, it provides a multitude of Harm Reduction services such as:

  • Needle Distribution and Disposal fixed site
  • Mobile Outreach
  • Community programs like the Photovoice Project, and a vast library of resources related to substance use, safer sex.
  • Diversity and 2SLGBTQ+ support
  • Overdose prevention, and local treatment programs.

Helpful Resource Library

Information available on community programs, substance use and safer sex.


Truro Fixed Location

Located at 33 Pleasant St, Truro, Nova Scotia


Computer Workstation

Open station to assist in online activities

Ways To Support NHCS

NHCS is a registered charitable organization! Make a monetary donation to help support community programs and Harm Reduction Services. Donations $20.00 or more will receive a Tax Receipt. Business owners or Companies can consider corporate annual giving of $100.00 per year.

Donate unused, sealed personal items such as toothbrushes and toothpaste, personal hygiene products and sanitary products.

Volunteerism is also a rewarding way to connect with the community. NHCS offers a variety of volunteer positions within the organization and requires no previous experience in Harm Reduction services. Contact us to find out what volunteer roles are available now.