Service Description

COVID-19 UPDATE – NSHA's services may be affected by evolving COVID-19 response – Information regarding NSHA services will be shared via its website http://www.nshealth.ca/coronavirus


Works to improve access to health services which are safe, coordinated, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit, intersex, queer, and questioning (members of the LGBTIQ+ community).

The prideHealth navigator works with individuals and groups to help members of the LGBTIQ+ community connect with:

  • Services within the health system, such as STIBBI (sexually transmitted and blood borne infections) testing, and services related to gender transition
  • Resources in the community such as peer supports, social groups, and advocacy

prideHealth provides the following services:

  • Navigation through the health system
  • Workshops and learning opportunities on LGBTIQ+ health
  • LGBTIQ+ cultural competency training for health professionals and family practices
  • General health and wellness information
  • Sexual health information
  • Referrals for addictions, mental health, and other health services
  • Information and referrals for transgender and gender identity issues

prideHealth is a partnership between the NSHA and the IWK Health Centre.

Eligibility

People who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit, intersex, queer, and questioning (members of the LGBTIQ+ community)

Application Process

Call or email

Documents Required

No documents required

Fees

No fees

Languages Offered

English

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

prideHealth

Address:
Private Location
Halifax NS  B3S 0H6
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Mailing Address:
Nova Scotia Health Authority Provincial Office
90 Lovett Lake Court, Suite 201
Halifax NS  B3S 0H6

Site Info

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Site Hours

Notes
The prideHealth navigator provides navigation support for adults and youth via phone and at a safe community location chosen by you

Accessibility

Unknown

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia