Monday, March 31, 2014

Volunteer opening on Halifax Community Health Board

We’re looking for great people!

Halifax Community Health Board is seeking volunteer board members interested in creating a healthier community. We serve residents of Fairview, North End Halifax, Downtown, Northwest Arm, South End Halifax, and Connaught/Quinpool.

We want our Board to reflect our community, so diversity, gender balance and the age of our members is important to us. If you are interested in a healthier Halifax, we want to hear from you!

For more information please contact Laurie MacNeil at 487-0571 or email

Deadline for applications is Wednesday April 30, 2014

We're looking for great ideas!

Halifax Community Health Board

We’re looking for great ideas!

Halifax Community Health Board is accepting applications to the Community Development Fund from qualified non-profit and community based organizations.

Project funding for 2014 will focus on the following four priority areas:
  • Health Inequities          
  • Mental Health and Stress
  • Access to Health Services and Information 

Halifax Community Health Board serves residents of Halifax peninsula and Fairview. Projects must take place in and serve residents of our area. Grants of up to $2,500 are available. Projects may be funded partially or in full.

To find out more about funding criteria and to discuss your idea, please contact Sarah Blades at 225-7480 or

Deadline for applications is 4:30 pm
Friday April 25th, 2014.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Your Way to Wellness: Free Workshop!

There are lots of things YOU can do to manage your chronic illness!

Join us for a free, six-week workshop that offers tools to deal with conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, COPD, diabetes,
heart disease, fibromyalgia, depression, anxiety, etc.

Groups meet weekly (2 ½ hours) for 6 weeks and are led by trained volunteers.
You’ll meet other people who understand what you’re going through – because they are, too.

Learn and practice:
• Taking steps to live a healthier life
• Setting goals and problem solving
• Managing your symptoms, fears, and frustrations
• Enjoying a healthier, active life

Upcoming Workshops: Spring / Summer 2014

Lr. Sackville: Tuesdays, April 1 to May 6, 10:00am - 12:30pm (First Lake Sobeys Community Room)
Tuesdays, April 8 to May 13, 6:15am - 8:45pm (Tantallon Superstore Community Room)
Dartmouth: Tuesdays, April 15 to May 20, 1:00pm - 3:30pm (Alderney Manor)                
Fridays, May 9 to June 13, 2:30pm - 5:00pm (Hants Community Hospital )
Halifax: Tuesdays, June 10 to July 22*, 1:00pm - 3:30pm (Keshen Goodman Library)
*no class July 1

Sign up for Your Way to Wellness today!
Registration is required. Space is limited.
Call: 473-7709 Email: Website: