Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention - Autism Intervention Program
Mental Health

The IWK Health Centre provides children and adolescents throughout the province with specialized mental health and addictions services. To learn more about these services visit the IWK Health Centre website.

The Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI) program provides specialized service to preschool aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. EIBI is offered in partnership with the IWK Health Centre and Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres. The EIBI team works closely with local services such as daycares, preschools and other early intervention programs to work with children in their natural settings.

Location, hours and contact information 

Colchester East Hants Health Centre
600 Abenaki Road, Truro
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Community Health Centre
690 East River Road, New Glasgow
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lloyd E. Matheson Centre
Suite 150 – 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mental Health and Addictions
33 Havelock Street, Amherst
Central Intake: 1-844-855-6688
Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How do I access this service?

To access this service, please call the central intake at 1-844-855-6688.

You may also request a referral to our services from your doctor, other health care professionals or community agency familiar with your concerns.