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

Getting Here and Around


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Bus Routes (Metro Transit)
The IWK is close to many bus routes that connect you to other parts of Halifax and surrounding areas (downtown, shopping centres, hotels and restaurants). For more information on bus routes, schedules and fares, please visit www.halifax.ca/transit, or call the Metro Transit Information Line at 902.490.4000.

Taxis
Reliable and fast taxi services in Halifax are only a phone call away. Be sure to identify which entrance you want the taxi to pick you up at (i.e. IWK Women's Building entrance on University Avenue, IWK Children's Building entrance on University Avenue or IWK South Street entrance). 

  • Yellow Cab - 420.0000
  • Casino Taxi - 429.6666 or 425.6666

 

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Main IWK Site (H)

IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Avenue
P.O. Box 9700
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 6R8
(For a detailed breakdown of buildings and entrances see the map at right.)

Phone: 1-902-470-8888
Email: feedback@iwk.nshealth.ca

Please note before you email:
This email is for general enquiries only. Please do not provide personal or patient information. Please refer questions regarding your condition, test results, appointments, and follow-up to your caregiver whether it be your family physician or your contact within the appropriate clinical area at the Health Centre.

 


View Other IWK Locations in a larger mapOther Locations:
 

2. IWK Administrative Offices
Charter Place Offices, 1465 Brenton Street, Halifax, N.S.

3. IWK Health Centre Foundation
5855 Spring Garden Road, Suite B220, Halifax, N.S. 

 

Children's Health

4. Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention for Autism Treatment
7071 Bayers Rd, Halifax, NS B3L 4P3

 

Mental Health & Addictions

5. Halifax Community Mental Health and Central Referral Service
Young Tower, 6080 Young Street, Suite 1001, Halifax, N.S.

6. Dartmouth Community Mental Health
99 Wyse Road, Suite 1420, Dartmouth, N.S.

7. Sackville Community Mental Health
Cobequid Community Health Centre, 40 Freer Lane, Lower Sackville, N.S. 

8. Child & Family Day Treatment and Adolescent Day Treatment
7071 Bayer’s Road, Suite 300, Halifax, N.S. 

9. Adolescent Intensive Services
2760 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, N.S. B3L 4E5 

10. Compass Program (formerly Children's Response Program)
APSEA Building, 5940 South Street, 4th Floor, Halifax, N.S.

11. Youth Forensic Services
Charter Place, 1465 Brenton Street, (3rd Floor) Halifax, NS B3J 3T3

12. Waterville Mental Health Team
Nova Scotia Youth Facility, 1442 Country Home Road, Waterville, N.S.

 

Women's Health

Women’s Health Community Clinics
Various locations throughout Halifax Regional Municipality
For an appointment at the location nearest you, please call: 470-6755