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Community Health Teams

The Community Health Team is a service of Nova Scotia Health in partnership with the IWK offers FREE in person and virtual wellness programs that are available to all Nova Scotians 18 years of age and older. Program topic areas:

  • Healthy Eating         
  • Mental Wellness
  • Physical Activity
  • Parenting
  • Managing Risk Factors

To check out the many programs available and to register, select the "Register Now" button below.

Register Now

For physical activity programs that require a physical activity screen please see the link below to complete and email, mail or fax it back to us.

Physical Activity Screen

FREE Wellness Navigation (greater Halifax area)

Wellness navigation can help you identify what’s getting in the way of your health, and connects you to available resources in your community and online.  It is a free non-urgent service for individuals, families and youth offered by health professionals.  Navigation is available to residents of the greater Halifax area with a valid NS health card.      

Appointments can take place by phone, Zoom for Healthcare, or in person.  For more information, call 902-460-4560 ( option 1 for Bedford, 2 for Chebucto, 3 for Dartmouth or 4 for Halifax).

How do I know which Community Health Team is offering services in MY community?

If you live in the greater Halifax area, see a list of communities below to determine your local Community Health Team:

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Bedford / Sackville Community Health Team

Located on the main level.
ph: 902-460-4560 ext. 1

This location serves people from the following communities:

  • Beaver Bank
  • Bedford
  • Fall River
  • Hammonds Plains
  • Lucasville
  • Mount Uniacke
  • Sackville
  • Waverley

Chebucto Community Health Team

ph: 902-460-4560 ext. 2

This location serves people from the following communities:

  • Armdale
  • Beechville
  • Clayton Park
  • Fairview
  • Hatchet Lake
  • Herring Cove
  • Hubbards
  • Hubley
  • Lakeside
  • Pennants
  • Prospect
  • Purcell’s Cove
  • Rockingham
  • Sambro Loop
  • Spryfield
  • St. Margaret’s Bay
  • Tantallon
  • Timberlea

Dartmouth Community Health Team

ph: 902-460-4560 ext. 3

This location serves people from the following communities:

  • Cole Harbour
  • Dartmouth
  • Eastern Passage
  • East Preston
  • Lawrencetown
  • Mineville
  • North Preston

Halifax Peninsula Community Health Team

ph: 902-460-4560 ext. 4

This location serves people from the following communities:

  • Downtown Halifax
  • North End Halifax
  • South End Halifax
  • West End Halifax

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