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Chebucto Connections
Address: 531 Herring Cove Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3R 1X3
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Our Vision
A community that is actively engaged in making Chebucto a healthy and vibrant place to live and work

Our Purpose

Building connections to build community

Chebucto Connections helps residents participate in community life, from Armdale to the Pennants, by focusing on individual and community strengths. We identify and attract resources to increase opportunities for residents, groups and their communities, so we can work together to improve the quality of life throughout Eastern Chebucto Peninsula. We partner with community groups, agencies, businesses, institutions and governments to better serve their clients and focus their efforts on local interests and priorities.

Our values are based on a sense of community and a belief in the common good.

We value:

Security & Prosperity, and therefore we support initiatives that protect, enhance and attract resources to our communities.
Diversity & Inclusiveness, and therefore we welcome all viewpoints and serve to amplify marginalized voices.
Equity & Fairness, and therefore we are dedicated to assisting groups that work toward equitable access to resources.
Caring & Engagement, and therefore we seek to develop common understanding by listening and partnering to develop relationships that maximize results.
Transparency, and therefore we declare our associations with others and communicate responsibly when representing the Association as appropriate, while respecting confidentiality.

Neighbourhood Hub

• We believe that every man, woman and child has an active role to play in their community.

• We believe that neighbourhood groups are the heart of every community.

• We believe that communities working together are stronger.

Linking Individuals to Groups
If you want to be more involved in your neighbourhood or community, Chebucto Connections offers help. Check out Getting Involved, or drop in to see us in our space in the Community Wellness Centre. We can help you find where you might fit.

Linking Groups to Individuals
Because of our beliefs, Chebucto Connections has also developed practical tools to help groups in their efforts to build a stronger community. These tools include information and tips on everything from ideas on fundraising, how to design clear brochures using plain language, ways to connect with youth and communicate with seniors, and how to attract and keep volunteers.

Linking Groups and Communities
At Chebucto Connections, we partner with community groups, agencies, businesses, institutions and governments to help them better serve their clients and focus their efforts on local interests and priorities. We do this through our Programs and by supporting Community Initiatives.

Business Website Address: Chebucto Connections
Business Phone Number: 902 477-0964
Business Fax: 902 477-8984
Greater Halifax Partnership
Address: Suite 2101 – Purdy’s Tower II –
1969 Upper Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3R7
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The Halifax Partnership is Halifax’s economic development organization. Their goal is to keep, grow and get business, talent and investment in Halifax. They achieve this through leadership on economic issues, our core programs, partnerships across all sectors, and by marketing Halifax to the world.

The go-to source on Halifax’s economy. They dive deep into what moves Halifax forward and are able to pinpoint and analyze the trends and health of our city. They are “in the know” and on the leading edge of opportunities that can ignite growth.

An investment in the Partnership is an investment in Halifax. A vibrant, growing city is essential for businesses and people to succeed. If you want to know who and what makes Halifax tick, the Halifax Partnership is where you need to be. They are your guide through the dynamic ecosystem that is our city, helping you thrive among the thousands of other passionate people who call Halifax home.

Business Website Address: Greater Halifax Partnership
Business Phone Number: 902 490-6000
YWCA
Address: 358 Herring Cove Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3R 1V8
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YWCA Halifax is Halifax Regional Municipality’s only organization that builds economic security, promotes wellness, and creates opportunities for women, girls, and their families by providing a strong voice and integrated services.

YWCA is for, by, and about women and girls. They transform lives by providing a continuum of critical services and programs that build capacity for lasting positive change. They strive to change the underlying causes and issues that are root causes of inequality, violence, poverty, and homelessness.

YWCA Halifax is one of the 32 Member Associations operating within YWCA Canada’s membership frameworks. The organization was one of the first YWCAs in Canada. They have been promoting women’s leadership, and meeting community needs for more than 140 years.

YWCA Canada is the country’s oldest and largest women’s multi-service organization. More than 32 Member Associations are operating in over 400 districts and communities across the country. YWCA Canada is a member association of the World YWCA, which unites 25 million women and girls worldwide and spans 120 countries.

Business Website Address: YWCA
Business Phone Number: 902 423-6162
Nova Scotia Works – Job Junction
Address: 6950 Mumford Road
Halifax Nova Scotia
B3L 4W1
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Job Junction Nova Scotia Works

Job Junction – Nova Scotia Works provides a customized and holistic approach to identify and meet the employment needs of job seekers, employers and service providers in our community.

Offering valuable services for small to medium-sized businesses, hosting job fairs and recruiting events on-site and providing information about government programs to hire new workers. Job Junction also provides boardroom space and encourage business owners to meet with their Employer Engagement Specialist to discuss how they can help you grow your business.

Job Junction presents workshops on and off-site and have a number of programs targeting youth, new graduates and older workers in transition. They collaborate with our community partners to develop and provide relevant services, such as the men’s mental health peer support group and A2A: Attire to Aspire men’s clothing event, to better serve our community.

Job Junction services are delivered by knowledgeable and dedicated staff who come from diverse backgrounds to offer high-quality, personalized services to clients in a safe, respectful and inclusive space for all.

Business Website Address: Job Junction
Business Phone Number: 902 444-3559
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