COVID-19 Update

The novel coronavirus has changed how we deliver our client services; however, we want you to know we are still here for you.

Our offices are open by appointment only to continue to provide support in any way we can.  If you are already connected to a Nova Scotia Works Island Employment staff, please reach out by email.  If you are new to us, please email or leave a message on any of the following main lines:

Sydney: 902-539-5673
Port Hawkesbury: 902-625-0001
Inverness: 902-258-3513
Cheticamp: 902-224-2217

We are checking messages and emails regularly and you can stay in touch on our Facebook Page and our Website. 

If you need further information on COVID-19 please go to

Working together we will weather this public health crisis with resilience and compassion for each other.


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