IWK

1.902.470.8888

1.888.470.5888

Emergency: 911
Telecare: 811
Poison: 1-800-565-8161
5850/5980 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

Family Information Booklet

Follow this link to the IWK's latest Family Information Booklet

This Booklet is designed to help patients and families through their stays at the IWK Health Centre.

Please note the Booklet is also available in French and Arabic


A reminder that due to allergies and to help ensure the safety of very young children, latex (rubber) balloons are not permitted at the IWK. Only foil/Mylar balloons are permitted.

For more on Patient Safety at the IWK, please click here.