Counselling & Student Services
Welcome to Bay View High School Counselling and Student Services. You will find many links on this site to answer your questions and/or to offer assistance in many different areas. As Counsellors, we are here to help and support students' personal, social, academic and career development and to provide youth with the opportunities to achieve their true potential.
TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT visit us in the school counselling office and write your name in our appointment books. Remember the day and time, as we don't call into classes.
CURRENT STUDENT TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS
Applying to Nova Scotia post-secondary institutions? Simply include your ten digit student number with your application and you are not required to send transcripts.
Applying to out-of-province post-secondary institutions? Please fill out the google form here, above and Tanya Pelley, our school counselling secretary, will email it for you.
The Post-secondary institutions are asking you allow approximately two to three weeks for your transcript to be attached to your application.
The application deadline for entrance scholarships at most universities is March 1st, and NSCC is March 15th. It is the student's responsibility to check those deadlines on the post-secondary website of their choice.
PAST STUDENT TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS
If you graduated, or attended SJA/BVH, since 2012, and you are applying to Nova Scotia post-secondary institutions, simply include your ten digit student number with your application and you are not required to send transcripts.
For all others, please complete the form here.
Please allow 3-5 business days for transcripts to be completed.
Community resources for youth:
Mental Health Supports:
Kids Help Phone: Text CONNECT to 686868 OR Call 1-800-668- 6868
Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team: 902-429-8167
IWK Mental Health: Visit HERE (https://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/mental-health OR Call 902-464-4110 and press 1 to book an appointment
Togetherall: Visit HERE (ages 16+) https://mha.nshealth.ca/en/tools/togetherall
Hope for Wellness Helpline: Call 1-855-242-3310 OR visit WEBSITE https://www.hopeforwellness.ca/
Black Youth Helpline: visit WEBSITE https://blackyouth.ca/ OR 1-833-294-8650
General Health Supports
811: visit WEBSITE https://811.novascotia.ca/ OR Call 811
Cobequid Youth Health Services: 902-869-6131, 902-869-6106 or 902-869-7107
IWK Emergency Department: 1-888-470-5888 OR 911
Sexual Health Supports
Halifax Sexual Health Centre: visit WEBSITE https://hshc.ca/ OR call 902-455- 9656STI
NS Women’s Choice Clinic: 1-833-352-0179
Sexual Health Website: visit HERE https://www.sexandu.ca/
Avalon Sexual Assault Centre: visit WEBSITE https://avaloncentre.ca/ OR 902-422- 4240
Youth Project: visit HERE https://youthproject.ns.ca/
Crisis, Housing & Food Supports
FEED NS: 902-457-1900
Phoenix Youth Services: visit WEBSITE https://phoenixyouth.ca/ OR 902-818-5737
211: visit HERE https://ns.211.ca/
Kids Help Phone: www.kidshelpphone.ca text CONNECT to 686868 or call 1-800-668-6868.
HRCE SchoolsPlus offers families and students: Confidential services, Support to ensure student success, Help finding the right services & programs. Contact Sherry Battiste at 902-471-2445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THE FOOD BOX PROGRAM If your family is in need of food as a result of school closures, please dial 2-1-1 on Monday-Friday between 8am-8pm. A 211 navigator will take your information and arrange for a food box to be delivered to your home free of charge by Feed Nova Scotia.
Looking for Host Families for International Students 2023-24
The Nova Scotia International Student Program through the Halifax Regional Center for Education, is currently looking for host families in the Bay View High School area. We have students arriving for September 2022 from over 32 countries. The students are grades 8-12, and will live in your home and go to school in the area you live. If you are interested in hearing more about the opportunity of hosting a student in your home, please contact Janet Gates at email@example.com for more information.