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Spryfield Boys and Girls Club
Address: 11 Aldergrove Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3R 1M6
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The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax offers a diverse and dynamic range of programs that serve children and youth from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and neighbourhoods. We help more than 3,700 kids annually. We provide safe, supportive spaces where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. At the Boys and Girls Club, every kid is a kid of privilege.

After School Program offered here offers programs for children currently enrolled in grades Primary – 6. Children can participate in and experience a wide range of activities including recreation, physical activity, cooking, arts/crafts, reading, and leadership (“Torch” program).

This site currently serves children attending, Chebucto Heights, Central Spryfield,  Fleming Tower  and  John W. MacLeod schools.  It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to arrange for transportation to for their child/ren).

Raise The Grade is an academic success and life skills after-school program for youth in grades 7-12 in the Spryfield area. Youth in this program will focus on achieving academic and personal goals, as well as having the opportunity to explore personal interest opportunities, with the support of staff, volunteer tutor, and mentors.  The aim is to encourage youth and support families by giving them free access to tutoring, technology, and a supportive environment.

Business Website Address: Spryfield Boys and Girls Club
Business Phone Number: (902) 477-9840
Second Chances Community Band of Nova Scotia
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Second Chances Community Band of Nova Scotia
The purpose of the Nova Scotia Second Chances Band Program is to encourage the musical learning of adults from our community and to provide them the opportunity to:
1. Learn how to read music and to play one of the musical instruments found in a concert band.
2. Rehearse and perform in a musical setting that allows the participants to feel that they are a contributing and integral part of the group as a whole. 3. Rehearse and perform music that is appropriate for the level of skill achieved by the performers.
4. Find unique and enjoyable opportunities to perform and share music in the community.

Business Phone Number: 902 293-6848
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
Over The Edge
Address: 181 Herring Cove Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3P 1K9
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Over the Edge support non-profit organizations in running unique, profitable and exciting urban rappelling fundraising events.

Their average event raises over $100,000, with an average of only 65 participants. From small teams to national organizations, we have helped non-profit organizations across North America successfully raise millions of dollars to support their causes. Their expertise in fundraising and our amazing support program can help you make a positive impact in your community.

Since 2008, Over the Edge has helped non-profits around the world raise over $97 Million.

How do they do it?

It started with an exciting event—urban rappelling—that provides a life-changing experience to participants, while making a positive impact for local non-profits. Over The Edge is the only global industrial rappelling event company in the world!

With the fundraising expertise of their Client Experience Managers, non-profit organizations of all shapes and sizes can host a successful fundraising event with us. Over the Edge’s support throughout the process means that teams small and large, CEOs, moms & dads, young & old, and individuals of all ability levels can be a part of your next big fundraising adventure!

Business Website Address: Over the Edge
Business Phone Number: 1-866-434-8776
Business Fax: 902 826-230
Salvation Army Community Church and Resource Centre
Address: 328 Herring Cove Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3R 1V4
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The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.
​The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of the world.

Business Website Address: Slavation Army
Business Phone Number: 902 477-5393
Address: 440 Herring Cove Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3R 1W1
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Hand In Hand Thrift Store


Hand in Hand carry a variety of household goods, furniture, clothing, vintage items
and so much more…….
Something for everyone!

Monday – Saturday:  9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:         CLOSED

Business Website Address: Hand In Hand
Business Phone Number: 902 477-7744
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