This page is to highlight events that are happening in our extended community, or that are being held at Bethany by a community individual, group, or organization.
Pride Interfaith Service and Community Spirit Fair
Port Wallis United Church and Hope United Church will be cooperating in hosting these events during Halifax Pride.
On Sunday, July 21, 2019, between 6 - 9 pm, at the Northwood Centre, 2615 Northwood Campus there will be an Pride Interfaith Service (Hope United) and a Community Spiritual Fair (Port Wallis United).
The Pride Interfaith Service focuses on the faith experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ people and local faith communities. Speakers offer a variety of readings and practices with a diverse view of the human spirit that is inclusive and welcoming.
The purpose of the Community Spiritual Fair is to provide a venue where members of the LGBTQ2S, and other marginalized groups, can approach representatives from the various communities of faith.
Link to Pride week schedule
FREE Health and Wellness Programs offered
by the Halifax Peninsula Community Health Team
Here are some programs happening July that
your Connections might be interested in attending:
Personal Wellness Profile
Complete a lifestyle survey and have your cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, body fat and waist circumference measured. Receive a personalized report that lets you know how you are doing in nine health areas and find out your health age. This is a 3-hour program and preregistration is required.
Thursday, July 25th from 8:30 – 11:30 am
Are you stressed? Do you need help to find resources? Are you struggling with your health, money, housing, or mental health and don’t know where to go? Do you have concerns about your child’s mood or behavior? Do you want to join a group or feel more connected to your community? Navigators can find you the right services to help. Call 902-460-4560 to make an appointment to meet with a navigator. Navigators are health professionals who know health care, the community, and government systems. We can find the right resource for you. Navigators work with adults, children, youth, and families. We can meet you at a Community Health Team location or at a public location.
To register and for more information on these and other programs please call 902-460-4560 (option 4) or visit us on line at www.communityhealthteams.ca
Your Halifax Peninsula Community Health Team
The Halifax Peninsula Community Health Team is a part of the NS Health Authority, working in partnership with the IWK.
We serve the communities of downtown, north end, south end and west end Halifax.
Halifax Peninsula Community Health Team
6080 Young Street, Suite 105
Halifax NS B3K 5L2
The Community Health Team (CHT) is a community health model that focuses on the promotion of health and wellness. CHTs support individuals and families to build knowledge, confidence, and skills to help make healthy lifestyle choices and to better prevent and manage risk factors that are common across chronic conditions. Each CHT collaborates with many partners, and is working to strengthen links across the health system, and involves the participation of the community it serves. CHTs are led by Primary Health Care at Nova Scotia Health Authority, in partnership with the IWK Health Centre. For more information, visit www.communityhealthteams.ca