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Who is Eligible?

Computers for Schools- Nova Scotia (CFS-NS) gathers all surplus computer equipment and accessories made available through governments, businesses and individuals for refurbishing and distribution to the education community of Nova Scotia.

Please see the heading that best suits your organizations for details on how you can receive equipment from CFS-NS.

Public Schools

CFS-NS allocates a portion of the refurbished computers and accessories distributed each year to the Nova Scotia Public School System. Public schools can apply for computers through their School Board. Each board receives a proportion of refurbished computers based on its student population. Any requests for computers provided by the CFS-NS to public schools should be referred to the appropriate School Board contact person below.

Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
Gerald Burrell
Phone:   (902)538-4683
Fax:   (902)538-4630
Email:   gerald.burrell@avrsb.ca

Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board
Robert Palmer
Phone:   (902)562-6868
Fax:   (902)562-6856
Email:   rpalmer@gnspes.ca

Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
Mike MacKenzie
Phone:   (902)897-8934 ext 6739
Fax:   (902)897-8984
Email:   mackenziema@ccrsb.ca

Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial
Ginette Comeau-Gaudet
Phone:   (902)769-5468
Fax:   (902)769-5461
Email:   comeaugi@csap.ednet.ns.ca

Halifax Regional School Board
Ron Kent
Phone:   (902)464-2000 ext.4118
Fax:   (902)435-8093
Email:   rkent@hrsb.ns.ca

Southshore Regional School
Alex Kay
Phone:   (902)634-2212
Fax:   (902)541-3051
Email:   akay@ssrsb.ca

Tri-County Regional School Board
Mark Albert
Phone:   (902)749-5689
Fax:   (902)749-5697
Email:   mark.albert@tcrsb.ca

Strait Regional School Board
Darrell LeBlanc
Phone:   902-747-3670 ext. 2225
Fax:   (902)625-2281
Email:   Darrell.Leblanc@srsb.ca


Private Schools

CFS-NS allocates a portion of the refurbished computers and accessories distributed each year to Private Schools in Nova Scotia. For the purposes of distribution, private schools in the Province are collectively considered to be one school board. The quantity of computers, accessories, and other technology is designated in proportion to the total private schools enrolment, when compared to the public schools enrolment. Requests for equipment, by letter, must be made to the CFS-NS Steering Committee for review and approval.

Regional Public Libraries

CFS-NS allocates a portion of the refurbished computers and accessories distributed each year to Public Libraries. The Provincial Library coordinates the distribution to the individual libraries. If you are a Library looking for computers please email Brandon Uhlman at brandon.uhlman@novascotia.ca or phone 902-424-3944.

Literacy Nova Scotia

CFS-NS allocates a portion of the refurbished computers and accessories distributed each year to Literacy Nova Scotia. If you are interested in receiving computers through Literacy Nova Scotia please call Jayne Hunter at 902-897-2444.

First Nations Schools

CFS-NS allocates a portion of the refurbished computers and accessories distributed each year to First Nation Schools. Interested schools may apply for computers through the Atlantic Canada's First Nation Help Desk. The Help Desk receives a proportion of refurbished computers. Any requests for computers provided by the CFS-NS to First Nations Schools should be referred to the Atlantic Canada's First Nation Help Desk located at 115 Membertou Street, Sydney, NS B1S 2M9 or via phone at 1-877-484-7606.

Nova Scotia C@P Sites

CFS-NS allocates a portion of the refurbished computers and accessories distributed each year to Nova Scotia C@P Sites. If you are a C@P Site interested in receiving computers please email Deborah Inness at kingswesthants@nscap.ca or phone 902-798-3945.

Non-Profits Groups

Requests for equipment, by letter, must be made to the CFS-NS Steering Committee for review and approval. Only those groups that are focusing on retraining and educational upgrades will be considered for equipment. Please send correspondence to Stacy Barnes, Computers for Schools-Nova Scotia, 7037 Mumford Road, Unit 7 Halifax, NS B3L 2J1 or email to trp@ednet.ns.ca