|Record #: MCK0299||Last Modified: 19 Dec 2019||Last Full Update: 19 Dec 2019|
|Located In||Western Kings|
|Where To Find Us||
Western Kings Memorial Health Centre
121 Orchard St
|Areas Served||Western Kings|
|Contact||Olivia Pattison, Community Health Board Coordinator, Nova Scotia Health Authority; Phone: 902-538-7088 * 902-824-4782; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteers Wanted!||Olivia Pattison, CHB Coordinator, NSHA; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Opportunity||CHB volunteers know their communities, and use that knowledge to learn the issues and concerns, outside of health services and health service delivery, through public engagement and health planning. Interested in learning more? Reach out through phone, text, email of Facebook Messenger.|
|Description & Services|
The WKCHB is a group of volunteers that want to create a healthy community by improving the circumstances that contribute to poor health.
Community Health Boards (CHBs) are groups of volunteers from local communities who have a common interest in improving the health of the community - to create an equitable, safe, supportive, vibrant and healthy environment for individuals, families and communities.
They have a legislated role in the health system to provide advice to the health system on steps to improve the health of communities.
For additional information, please view our role description.
We are looking for new members! Application form is available here.
The Community Health Boards (CHB) of Nova Scotia, through the Wellness Funds, support non-profit groups in developing healthy communities.
Wellness Funds support projects addressing local community health plan priorities and the social determinants of health, such as income, education, social supports, early childhood development, etc.
Funds are provided by Department of Health and Wellness.
For further information on Wellness Fund criteria and to find application forms, please click here.
|Meetings||First Wednesday, monthly - 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Locations vary. The public is welcome to attend.
Please contact us to confirm meeting location.
|Tags||Annapolis Valley Connect ; Community Organizations ; Funding programs ; Health ; Recreation Categories ; Volunteer Opportunity|
|Categories - General||Health Related Advocacy Groups ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ; Volunteer Opportunities|