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Nova Scotia Brotherhood Initiative

Nova Scotia Brotherhood Initiative is a free program for Black men to access health care in the community to improve overall health and wellbeing. A team of health care professionals provide culturally appropriate primary medical care plus health and wellness services for men of African descent across Halifax Regional Municipality.

Mental health services include:

  • Access to social worker, psychologists, psychiatrists and navigation to community-based mental health resources,
  • Peer support groups such as Safe Space Talks, the Nova Scotia Black Men’s Health League, and Barbershop Talks (see video here).
  • Mental health literacy such as Anger Management and Emotional Intelligence in partnership with the John Howard Society of Nova Scotia.

Physical fitness and exercise in collaboration with the Black Wellness Cooperative of Nova Scotia.

Accessing this Service

Click here if you are unsure which NSHA Zone you live in.

To make an appointment, or for general information
Call 902-434-0824
or e-mail:

  • Halifax
    • Mumford Professional Centre
    • 6960 Mumford Road Suite #2056, Halifax
  • Hammonds Plains
    • Upper Hammonds Plains Community Centre
    • 711 Pockwock Road, Upper Hammonds Plains
  • North Preston
    • North Preston Community Centre
    • 44 Simmonds Road, North Preston
  • East Preston
    • W5 Mall Suite 201
    • 1900 Highway 7, East Preston

8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm

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