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


Many groups and individuals support the IWK patients by creating and donating the following items:

  • Baby hats
  • Quilts for newborns, toddlers, children, teens, and/or adults.
  • Fabric standard size pillowcases to help brighten hospital rooms.
  • NEW baby clothing and supplies, including disposable diapers for our Layette Program.

Please Note:

  • Knitted items must ensure that little fingers and toes cannot be caught. Also ensure that there are no buttons, ties, snaps, etc…
  • All donated items must be made with new, washable materials, and be free from odour (ex. smoke) and/or pet hair.
  • We encourage items that are gender neutral!

Donations can be dropped off at the IWK Health Centre or sent by mail to:
Volunteer Resources
Level 2 - Women's Building
IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax, NS
B3K 6R8