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Child Help Initiative Program (C.H.I.P)

Native Council of NS

Record #: TOT0385
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2017
Last Full Update: 19 Jul 2017


Located In Truro
Where To Find Us
129 Truro Heights Rd, P.O. Box 1320
Truro, NS B2N 5N2
Areas Served Antigonish County ; Colchester County ; Cumberland County ; East Hants ; Guysborough County ; Halifax Regional Municipality ; Pictou County


Phone 902-895-1738
Contact Michelle Himmelman, CHIP Facilitator/Administrator
Alternate Contact Gilbert Paul, Program Possibilities; Phone: 902-895-1738 * 1-800-565-4372; Email:

Description & Services

Information C.H.I.P. Facilitators work to strengthen the physical, cultural, emotional and spiritual security of the Aboriginal family unit through access to services like prenatal care, nutrition, parenting skills, recreational facilities and any other activities or programs that the Aboriginal family or child may require. A supportive, culturally empowering and flexible program for off-reserve Mi’kmaq/Aboriginal parents and their children aged 0 to 6 supporting a child’s “Brighter Futures” province wide in Nova Scotia.
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under

Special Information