Christmas Daddies helps Maritime families in need at Christmas time by providing toys, food and clothing. The Salvation Army distributes these items and you must register to be on the list.
The date to register will be posted on this webpage on or before September 30, 2013.
Outside of Halifax Regional Municipality, contact your local Salvation Army listed in the white pages or click here to find your local area.
PLEASE READ THIS IF YOU LIVE IN THE HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY.
There is one central registry operated by Feed Nova Scotia for all Christmas requests.
Applicants are no longer able to register over the phone
IF YOU ARE ON INCOME ASSISTANCE:
1. You should receive a green application form (by regular mail) from the Department of Community Services in the fall.
2. Fill out the application form & mail the form to the address noted on the application.
If you have not received the green form by the end of October, contact your case worker.
If you have questions about the form you completed contact the central registry
phone: 457 2849
Or contact your caseworker
We strongly advise you to inform your social worker of any change of address or phone number.
IF YOU ARE NOT ON INCOME ASSISTANCE YOU MUST REGISTER IN PERSON.
1. Contact your local food bank and tell them you want to apply for Christmas support. They will give you an application form.
2. Fill out the application form you receive at the food bank, and they will forward it to the Christmas Registry on your behalf.
Nova Scotia health care cards for ALL FAMILY MEMBERS are required on all applications.
Only one member per family can apply for assistance.
Christmas support is available for Maritime families in need this year but registration is required.
Feed Nova Scotia operates the central registry. If seeking assistance you shouldn’t register in more than one location.
IF YOU CANNOT VISIT A FOOD BANK:
Call Feed Nova Scotia at 457 2849 to request assistance on how to get the appropriate referral for Christmas support.
PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IN HRM IS DECEMBER 5th.
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