Service Description

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Provides the opportunity to develop leisure skills, knowledge and behavior contributing to a healthy leisure lifestyle for children and youth with a physical disability or acquired brain injury.

Services include:

  • Connecting to and raising awareness of recreation related resources in home, school and community
  • Teaching skills to enhance participation in recreation activities
  • Introducing adapted equipment for trial and use in recreation activities
  • Providing opportunities to try new recreation activities of interest

 

Eligibility

Children and youth ages 0-21 years who have a physical disability or acquired brain injury, and their families •

Application Process

Referral required • Individuals can self-refer • Email or call for referral form

Fees

No fees

Languages Offered

English • French • Interpreters available upon request

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

IWK Health Centre – Halifax

Address:
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8
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Mailing Address:
PO Box 9700
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8

Site Info

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Site Hours

Notes
Certain programs are a 24-hour service • Hours vary depending on program

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island