About us

Community Links is a province-wide organization that supports the establishment of age-friendly, inclusive communities in Nova Scotia by linking individuals and organizations to promote needed changes.


Community Links was established in 1992 as a community development project called Challenge in Participation with a goal of working in partnership with rural communities to meet the needs of seniors.

Read Community Links’ History.

Our Work

We educate, connect, enforce collaboration/ information exchange and advocate for age-friendly communities in Nova Scotia.

View a Summary of Our Work.

See all programs and support we offer for senior-serving organizations.


We continue to use a community development model and currently support the work of 10 Aging Well Together Coalitions across Nova Scotia.

View a list of Our Partners

Aging Well Together Coalitions

Coalition members include agencies and individuals who are interested in making communities more age-friendly and in promoting healthy aging, with an emphasis on physical activity and other factors that help prevent falls.

Coalition members include senior safety programs, VON, community physiotherapists and occupational therapists, Municipal Recreation, Red Cross, public libraries, and individual volunteers.

Learn more about Aging Well Together Coalitions.

2019-2024 Strategic Plan


All Nova Scotians can age well in their communities.


Community Links is a province wide organization that promotes and supports age friendly communities by connecting individuals and organizations.


Collaboration, inclusion, respect, equity, compassion, transparency, accountability and engagement.

Strategic Goals and Objectives

  • Knowledge Exchange
  • Capacity Building
  • Advocacy

Read the full Community Links 2019-2024 Strategic Plan

Get Involved

Regional Coordinators

Community Links employs five Regional Coordinators to support coalitions in their work.

To get involved with a coalition in your region, or to find out more, the Regional Coordinators contact information can be found under Contact Us.


Our membership is FREE.

Membership in Community Links is open to senior’s groups and senior serving organizations as well as community members. Read more about the benefits.

Sign up for membership today.

Contact Us

Whether you have a question, request or suggestion, Contact us at anytime.


Community Links is affiliated with the National Pensioners Federation, and is an active member of the Seniors’ Advisory Council of Nova Scotia.

Community Links thanks the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors and Long-Term Care for its generous support.