Community Wellness Centre

The Community Wellness Centre is home to a variety of community-based health services. We invite you to stop by to check out the programs and services that are offered and to see what the Community Wellness Centre can do for you and your community!

Chebucto Community Health Team

The Chebucto Community Health Team offers free programs that support healthy lifestyles and overall wellness for those who live, work, or have a family doctor in the communities of Halifax Mainland:

  • North - Fairview, Clayton Park and Rockingham to Larry Uteck Boulevard
  • South - Armdale, Herring Cove, Purcell's Cove, Spryfield and the Sambro Loop

Our team of health professionals offers a variety of free wellness programming that can make your life healthier, including:

  • personal wellness assessments,
  • goal setting and motivational counselling,
  • group health and wellness learning sessions, and
  • self management peer support programs.

We also offer wellness navigation, where we work with family doctors, other health care providers and community-based services to help link you with the programs and supports that you need to be as healthy as possible.

Addictions and Community Mental Health

The Addictions and Mental Health Program support individuals and families to think about healthy lifestyle changes, as well as offer general mental health and addiction treatment services for adults. Our trained health care professionals collaborate with community agencies and partners to support clients in making healthy choices and promote positive mental health to reduce stigma.
We offer individual appointments, group treatment and group educational sessions to explore options related to mental health and / or involvement with alcohol, nicotine, other drugs, and / or gambling.  All of our services are free, non-judgmental and confidential. We also offer support and education for loved ones who are impacted by a family member’s mental health or addiction issue.

Dalhousie Family Medicine Clinic

The Dalhousie Family Medicine Clinic in Spryfield is a teaching facility for learners who are becoming family doctors. The clinic team is made up of medical students, residents, family doctors, family practice nurses, clinic aides, reception clerical support, pharmacists, mental health professionals and a prenatal educator. Formerly known as the Cowie Family Medicine Clinic, the clinic has been caring for people in the Spryfield community for more than 20 years.

IWK Health Centre Pediatric Clinic

The IWK Health Centre Pediatric Clinic is specially designed for the assessment and treatment of babies, children and adolescent patients who live in the Spryfield area or whose family doctor practices in the Spryfield area. The clinic’s pediatrician sees patients who are referred by their family doctor or another physician for a variety of  issues, including medical problems, abnormal growth and development, school difficulties, behavioural issues and mental health issues. If you think your child should be seen in this clinic, please speak to your family doctor about a referral.

Community Wellness Centre Location:

16 Dentith Road
Spryfield Shopping Centre
Tel: 902-487-0697