Spiritual Health Team

Provided by: IWK Health Centre

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Service Description

• COVID-19 UPDATE – IWK's services may be affected by evolving COVID-19 response • Information regarding IWK services and patient and visitation protocols will be shared via its website http://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/COVID-19

Provides spiritual, religious and emotional support and counselling to all patients, family members, and staff within the IWK.

Available before, during, and after a hospital stay at the IWK.

Chaplains are available to people of all faiths and beliefs on a 24-hour service.


Patients, family members and staff at the IWK

Application Process

Contact the Coordinating Chaplain or the IWK Switchboard for more information

Documents Required

No documents required


No fees

Languages Offered

English • French website available

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island

Contact Details

Hours of Operation

24-hour service

IWK Health Centre – Halifax

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

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


Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island