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Centre for Community Youth Development

Located In Halifax Regional Municipality
Where To Find Us
5516 Spring Garden Rd, Suite 202
Halifax, NS B3J 1G6
Areas Served Nova Scotia
Phone (902) 444-5885
Contact Laura Swaine, Executive Director; Email:
Fax (902) 444-3140
Description & Services
Information About: 
HeartWood Centre for Community Youth Development is a nationally recognized leader in the field of community youth development. Since 1988, HeartWood draws on years of experiences in youth development, organizational development, and community youth development research. HeartWood works with youth to develop their skills and confidence as community leaders, and also trains and coaches adults to meaningfully engage youth. 
HeartWood uses an integrated approach in our community youth development practices. We provide direct leadership training for youth by supporting and working with youth in their communities. We also offer capacity building, professional development, and research for anyone else who is interested in meaningfully engaging youth. 
We serve: 
Community Organizations 
Youth-Serving Organizations 
Government Agencies 
Groups or Systems prepared to embrace Community Youth Development 
We offer: 
Youth Leadership Programs 
Professional Development and Capacity Building for adults 
Organizational Development and Systems Change 
Customized Consulting and Research 
Hosted Programs 
Call, email, or visit our website to learn more about HeartWood, our programs, events, and how you can become involved.
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Cape Breton Connect ; Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Highland Connect ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect
Categories - General Leadership Development ; Professional Skills Development Support ; Youth Community Service Programs