Atlantic region


Consult Coronavirus and Indigenous communities for health advice and supports for individuals, students, organizations and communities and businesses.

Indigenous communities in the Atlantic region


Atlantic First Nations Water Authority framework agreement

Indigenous Services Canada is working to transfer the control and management of water and wastewater services to the AFNWA.

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COVID-19 office closure

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, our office is closed for in-person services for Indian status and the secure status card until further notice. You can still apply by mail.

Services will continue to be available by phone during business hours.

For general information on how to apply and confirm what documents you need to submit, please visit Indian status or contact Public enquiries.

Amherst office

P.O. Box 160
40 Havelock Street
Amherst, NS  B4H 3Z3
Telephone: 1-902-661-6209
Fax: 902-661-6237
Service Hours (by phone only): Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm Atlantic time

For health-related enquiries visit First Nations and Inuit health regional offices.

For all other enquiries visit Public enquiries.

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