How To Get Help

Are you a breast cancer patient living in Nova Scotia? Are there costs you need help with?

Find your health district below to locate the contact in your area. All names and medical records are kept confidential.
Your name will not be disclosed to others.


Health Districts Covered by On The Front Society (breast cancer fund)

NS Health District Map Annapolis South West 2 South Shore Colshester Cumberland 5 Capital Health 9 Pictou Cape Breton Guysborough Antigonish

DHA 1 Lunenburg, Queens

Arleen Stevens
Managing Director
Health Services Foundation South Shore
P.O. Box 492
Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X6
902 543-8065 (tel) /543-1054 (fax)


DHA 2 Shelburne, Yarmouth, Digby

Tanya Maillet
Ward Clerk Oncology Department
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
60 Vancouver Street
Yarmouth, NS, B5A 2P5
(902) 742-3542 ext 381


DHA 3 Annapolis, Kings County

Dianna Hutt, RN, CON(C)
Cancer Care Patient Navigator
Annapolis Valley District Health Authority
150 Exhibition Street
Kentville, NS, B4N 5E3
(902) 679-2657 ext. 3700
(902) 690-3700


DHA 4 Colchester County, East Hants County

Darlene Holmes, Cancer Patient Navigator
Colchester East Hants Health Center
600 Abenaki Street
Truro, Nova Scotia, B2N 1A7
(902) 893-4321 ext.2549


DHA 5 Cumberland

Holly Chapman RN BN, Cancer Patient Navigator
Cumberland Health Authority
19428 Highway #2, RR #6
Amherst, NS, B4H 1N6
(902) 667-6424
(902) 667-5684 (fax)


DHA 6 Pictou County

Joanne Cumminger
Aberdeen Hospital
835 East River Road
New Glasgow, NS, B2H 3S6
902-752-7600 ext. 4922


DHA 7 Antigonish, Guysborough, Richmond

Charlene Porter
Patient navigator
St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
25 Bay St.
Antigonish NS, B2G 2G5
(902) 863-1382 (fax)


DHA 8 Cape Breton, Victoria, Inverness

Tom McNeil
Social Worker
The Cape Breton Regional Hospital 1482 George Street
Sydney, NS, B1P 1P3
902-567-7864 (social work dept.)
902-567-7864 (CBR direct line)


DHA 9 Halifax County, West Hants

Alyson Currie, MSW RSW, Social Worker
Nova Scotia Cancer Centre
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Rm 7-029 Centennial Bldg, Victoria General,
1278 Tower Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia,B3H 2Y9
phone (902) 473-4350

About Us

On The Front Line Society (breast cancer fund) is a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization that provides short term financial assistance to breast cancer patients in financial need, living in Nova Scotia. The Society does not fund research.

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