Contact Us

The Commission is committed to continuous improvement. You can now complete an Inquiry Form online and submit it electronically.

If you have any questions related to the Dispute Resolution process, please refer to this online guide that may provide clarity. If you require an accommodation or are unable to access the Inquiry Form here, please call (902)424-4111 or email

Currently, it is expected to take 6-8 weeks for a full assessment of an inquiry to be completed. 

The Commission acknowledges it can be difficult to discuss the matters asked of you in the Inquiry Form. If you need support to help process the possible trauma brought up during the completion of this form, please contact the United Way’s 2-1-1 service. They can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, online at 211 Nova Scotia, by phone or text 2-1-1. 

General Inquiries:

Toll-free in Nova Scotia: 1-877-269-7699
Local in Halifax: 902-424-4111
Fax: 902-424-0596
TTY services available via 711

By email:
When contacting the Commission by email please ensure you include your name and a contact phone number along with any instructions about the best time to reach you directly.

Media Inquiries
Education Inquiries

Twitter: @NSHumanRights
LinkedIn: NSHumanRights

*ASL and language interpreters are available for in-person meetings upon request

Halifax Office

5657 Spring Garden Road
Park Lane Terrace
3rd Fl., Suite 305

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2221
Halifax, NS
B3J 3C4

Sydney Office

Provincial Building
360 Prince Street
Sydney, NS
B1P 5L1

Phone: 1-877-269-7699
Fax: 902-563-5613

Digby Office

84 Warwick St.

Mailing address:
PO Box 1029
Digby, NS
B0V 1A0

Phone: 902-245-4791

Please note: Our offices are fragrance and peanut-free.
Thank you for not wearing scented products when visiting our offices.