Useful Links Organizations

Recreation Nova Scotia
Recreation Nova Scotia advocates on behalf of all Nova Scotians for recreation and leisure opportunities to promote the values and personal, social, economic, and environmental benefits of recreation and leisure.

211 Information About Programs and Services in Nova Scotia
211 is a free, confidential information and referral service that can connect you to thousands of programs and services offered by local community groups, nonprofits and government departments across Nova Scotia. It is available throughout the province – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – by dialing “2-1-1” to speak to a helpful staff member, by searching the easy-to-use online database at or texting 21167.

Seniors Living Monthly Publication
Seniors living is a monthly publication by the Chronicle Herald that publishes news, events, and articles related to healthy ageing.

Chebucto Links
Chebucto Links Senior Support Association is a non-profit organization providing programs and services to support seniors living in Halifax.

Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP)
CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly the Canadian Association for Retired Persons, today CARP has more than 300,000 members aged 50 plus. As a non-partisan association, CARP is committed to working with all parties in government to advocate for older Canadians.

Ocean View is a charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. They provide of a variety of services, predominately for seniors and others folks that need a little extra help in day to day living through in care living and community supports.

Continuing Care NSHA
NSHA Continuing Care works with over 160 service providers to offer 17 different programs and services. This website serves to share information with our many partners within NSHA and the community.

Active Aging Canada
Active Aging Canada sees its role within the scope of this broad and inclusive definition, with its primary focus is on the promotion of physical activity, while recognizing the critical linkages of physical health with social, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Volunteer Nova Scotia
Volunteer Nova Scotia is a partnership between Kings Volunteer Resource Centre, the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Volunteer Canada. This province-wide service gives support to volunteer organizations to find skilled volunteers where they are needed and provide information to those looking for the right volunteer opportunity.

Provincial Wound Prevention and Management Program
The Provincial Wound Prevention and Management Program delivers high-quality, evidence-based wound prevention and management practices across Nova Scotia regardless of health sector, or geographical location.

Community Health Teams
The Community Health Teams offer FREE wellness programs and wellness navigation services in HRM communities.  The range of programs and services offered by each Community Health Team are shaped by what they have heard citizens need to best support their health.