SeaStar is a safe, welcoming place, where different agencies and services work together to improve the way our community responds to concerns of child abuse.
As a leader in Atlantic Canada, SeaStar’s innovative approach brings together professionals from law enforcement, child welfare, health care, mental health, and the justice system. Our aim is to create one integrated approach to investigation, assessment, and treatment of suspected violence or abuse.
- Coordinated, one-stop services
- Welcoming environment, designed specifically for children and youth
- Calm, comfortable interview room
- Specialized medical assessment (if needed)
- Personalized, ongoing support from a Child and Youth Advocate
- Free workshops
- Accredited Facility Dog support
- Help assessing options for Mental Health services
- Enhanced communication across agencies
Referrals to SeaStar are made by Department of Community Services or police. SeaStar does not take direct referrals.
If you are concerned that a child or youth is at risk, contact the Department of Community Services district office nearest you. After regular business hours call 1 (866) 922-2434 if you believe a child is in immediate danger.