24 Hour Help Line: 756-3440 Toll Free: 1-800-565-3440

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Contact Us

Email: bernadette.poirier@novascotia.ca
Mailing address: PO Box 310, Whycocomagh, NS, B0E 3M0
Phone: (902) 756-3440
Fax: (902) 756-3441
Waycobah Family Healing Centre serves all First Nations on Cape Breton Island and Paq’tnkek First Nation.

About Us

We’koqma’q Family Healing Centre is one of two Shelters in Nova Scotia designed to serve First Nation People. Our culturally relevant holistic programming is available to all First Nation men, women and children who have experienced family violence.

All the Support staff are committed to assisting First Nation women, men, and children to develop and maintain a healthy and violence-free lifestyle. Families can also receive programming through the Outreach program within their own communities with workers who are knowledgeable of their language, values, and lifestyle.

Our Services

  • Protection, safety, shelter, and basic life necessities to women and children.
  • 24-hour crisis support telephone line.
  • Support and information to women, men, and children to enable them to develop and maintain a healthful and violent-free lifestyle.
  • Individual and Group Support for women, men, and children.
  • Outreach services to women, men, and children.
  • Referral and follow-up to other social services programs.
  • Community Education in Family Violence Intervention, Treatment, and Prevention

If you are interested in helping to eliminate violence against women and children, consider making a donation to:

We’koqma’q Family Healing Centre
Waycobah First Nation
PO Box 310
Whycocomagh, NS
B0E 3M0