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Hilary Amit

The Nova Scotia Residential Agencies Association

Hilary Amit is a community partner on the Alliance representing the Nova Scotia Residential
Agencies Association (NSRAA). The NSRAA is a coalition of non-profit (residential) agencies serving persons with disabilities. The NSRAA represents 44 not for profit community based service providers. Many of their members are also the main support to the families of persons with disabilities in their communities.


Hilary is the executive director of Highland Community Residential Services, a community agency with 110 paid employees providing residential and inclusion support services for people with developmental disabilities or mental health issues. He is the past president of the Nova Scotia Residential Agencies Association and is a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers. In 2003-2004 he served as a member of the board of directors of Nova Scotia's Health Care Human Resources Sector Council. Hilary holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education and a BA in Psychology (St. Francis Xavier University).