Community Health Teams
Primary Health Care
The Community Health Team is a service of Primary Health Care in partnership with the IWK offering wellness programs and services in the greater Halifax area. 

FREE Virtual Wellness Group Programs

During this time of COVID-19, the Community Health Team is offering FREE virtual wellness programs offered through Zoom for Health Care that are available to all Nova Scotians who have a valid Nova Scotia health card number. Program topic areas:
  • Nutrition & Weight Management                
  • Mental Wellness                                
  • Physical Activity                                            
  • Parenting                                                       
  • Managing Risk Factors                         
Download the May to August 2021 Wellness Program Flyer (.pdf) for a full list of free virtual wellness programs.  Registration is required to participate.  To register for programs, click HERE (unless indicated otherwise in the flyer).  For more information, call 902-460-4560 (greater HRM area) or toll free at 1-844-460-4555.  
 

FREE Wellness Navigation (greater HRM 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 HRM area with a valid NS health card.  
 
Check out this VIDEO to find out more.  To speak to someone to see if a phone navigation is a good choice, call 902-460-4560 and choose option 1 for Bedford, 2 for Chebucto, 3 for Dartmouth or 4 for Halifax.

Location, hours and contact information

The Community Health Team is a service of Primary Health Care offering wellness programs and services in the greater Halifax area. There are 4 locations:

Bedford / Sackville Community Health Team
1658 Bedford Highway (Bedford Place Mall), Bedford, B4A 2X9
ph: 902-460-4560
Email: cht@nshealth.ca
DIRECTIONS

Chebucto Community Health Team
16 Dentith Road Halifax, NS B3R 2H9
ph: 902-460-4560
Email: cht@nshealth.ca

Dartmouth Community Health Team
Tacoma Plaza
58 Tacoma Drive
Dartmouth, NS B2W 3E5
ph: 902-460-4560
Email: cht@nshealth.ca
DIRECTIONS

Halifax Peninsula Community Health Team
Young Tower
6080 Young Street, Suite 105 Halifax, NS B3K 5L2
902-460-4560 (Option 4)
DIRECTIONS

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CommunityHealthTeams
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CHTs_NSHA

How do I register for Community Health Team services?

During this time of Covid -19, in person wellness programs are currently cancelled. The Community Health Team is offering FREE online Zoom wellness programs that are available to all Nova Scotians who have a valid Nova Scotia health card number.   

Registration is required to participate.  To register online, click HERE (unless indicated otherwise in the Winter 2021 Wellness Program Flyer).  

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

The Community Health Team is a service of Primary Health Care in the greater Halifax area.  During this time of Covid -19, the team is offering FREE virtual Zoom wellness programs that are available to all Nova Scotians who have a valid NS health card number.

If you live in the greater Halifax area, FREE wellness navigation services are still available by phone or by Zoom.  To find out more or to make an appointment, call 902-460-4560.

Currently, in person wellness programs are on hold due to recommendations for social distancing.  Once this is lifted, the Community Health Teams will again offer wellness programs and wellness navigation in many different communities in the greater Halifax area close to where you live, work and play. If you live in the greater Halifax area, see a list of communities below to determine your local Community Health Team:

Bedford / Sackville Community Health Team

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

Chebucto Community Health Team (Halifax Mainland)

  • 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

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

Halifax Peninsula Community Health Team

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

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