Mi’kmaw Family Healing Centre – We’koqma’q

Millbrooke Family Healing Center

24 Hour Help Line: (902) 756-3440 | Toll Free: 1-800-565-3440


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Mi’kmaw Family Healing Centre – We’koqma’q

Mi’kmaw Family Healing Centre – We’koqma’q serves Indigenous people across Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and Paqtnkek First Nation.

About Us

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

All the Support staff are committed to assisting Indigenous 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