It is important to note that ESFRA offers all our Family Resource Programs and Services at NO CHARGE to the Community. We presently receive funding from Government Departments, other Agencies and the Community in order to do our work.

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Phone Number:
(902) 827-1461

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Civic Address:
5228 HWY 7, Suite 203
Porters Lake Shopping Centre
Porters Lake, NS
B3E 1J8

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 53
Porters Lake, NS
B3E 1M1


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How You Can Help

Here is a list of some of the titles we would love to add to our library. If you have any of these that perhaps your children have outgrown or would like to donate we would love to have them!


There’s Something in my Attic – Mercer Mayer

My Friend Bear – Jez Alborough

Big Al – Andrew Clements

Loudmouth George and the Big Race – Nancy Carlson

Night in the Country – Cynthia Rylant

The Doorbell Rang – Pat Hutchins

We Share Everything – Robert Munsch

Franklin Helps out – Paulette Bourgeois

Elmer – David McKee

All by Myself – Aliki

Miss Tizzy - Libba Moore Gray

Franklin’s Birthday Party - Paulette Bourgeois

My Best Friend – Pat Hutchins

The Last Puppy – Frank Asch

Let’s Talk About Feeling Sad – Joy Berry

I am not a Crybaby! – Nora Simon

Humphrey’s Bear – J. Wahl

My Friends – Taro Gomi

We Are Best Friends – Aliki

Berenstein Bears and the Trouble with Friends

I’m Terrific - Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Noisy Nora – Rosemary Wells

The Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale – Pfister

Kipper – Mick Inkpen

Otis – Janie Byrum



50 / 50 tickets are available now from our program staff. The draw will take place on December 13th. So far the take is 390.00!

For each monetary donation we receive we will add a leaf to our fund raising tree located at out centre in Porter's Lake. Ask your program staff for details. Thank you for your support!