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Dental 1 Dental Unit detachment Halifax

 Website

Contact Information:

Services Offered:

Halifax Clinic
(902) 721-8960
(902) 721-8230

Base Hospital
(Bldg. S-80, 3rd Floor, Stadacona)

Det Commander: 
(902) 721-8103

Clinic Coordinator: 
(902) 721-8964

Shearwater Clinic:
720-1096

Shearwater MIR
(Warrior Block)

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military

Hours of Operation
(Halifax and Shearwater):

MAIN CLINIC:
0730-1530 hrs, Monday to Friday

SICK PARADE:
0730-0800 hrs, Monday to Friday

After-Hours Emergency Procedure:

All CFDS Dental Detachments provide 24 hour/7 days a week service. When in the Halifax area and outside of regular working hours dental service can be obtained by contacting:

Duty Dental Officer:
(902) 499-4133

Duty Dental Technician:
(902) 499-6346


CAF Case Management

 Website

Contact Information

Services Offered

Administrative support clerks
(902) 721-1192
(902) 721-8628

Base Hospital
(Bldg S-80, 5th Fl, Stadacona)
Shearwater MIR (Warrior Block)

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
  • The Case Management program is designed to assist CAF members, both regular force and reserve, who have a medical condition or illness, identify and have access to health, pensions and other related resources to ensure continuity of care. 
  • Ensure a seamless transition to civilian life if medically released.


 

CAF Health Services Centre (Atlantic)

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Contact Information

Services Offered

General Reception: 721-8700

CO:  721-8732

BSurg: 721-8732

Cox’n: 721-7850

Quality Improvement: 721-8724

Orderly Room: 721-8728

Care Delivery Unit Clerks

CDU 1: 721-8890  CDU 2: 721-8868

CDU 3: 721-8912  CDU 4: 720-1559

CDU 5: 427-3652

Primary Care Services Manager: 
721-8793

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services Manager: 721-8791

Ophthalmology: 721-8775

X-Ray: 721-8805 

Pharmacy: 721-8757

Preventive Medicine: 721-7885

Physio: 721-8738

Psychosocial Services: 721-8607
(see also mental health info)

Eligible Members
Reserve Force Military
Regular Force Military
Canadian Forces Health Services Centre (Atlantic) is mandated to ensure provision of health services to entitled personnel in Halifax and Shearwater.
 

 

CAF Mental Health Services

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Contact Information

Services Offered

General Contact: 
721-1267

Base Hospital
(Bldg. S-80, 5th Floor, Stadacona)

Psychosocial Services (PSS)
(902) 721-8607

Spiritual Care (SC)
(902) 721-8607

Addiction Prevention and Treatment Program (APTP)
(902) 721-8600

Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre(OTSSC)
(902) 721-5703

General Mental Health (GMH)
(902) 721-8012

Eligible Members
 
Psychosocial Services: 
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force (as per qr&o 34.07)
CAF Family (in support of the member)
 
Spiritual Care:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force (as per qr&o 34.07)
Veterans and RCMP (if patient of otssc)

Addiction Prevention and Treatment Program: 
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force (as per qr&o 34.07)
Family (limited)
RCMP
Veterans (if patient of the otssc)

Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force (as per qr&o 34.07)
Family
Veterans and RCMP (if service related)

General Mental Health:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force (as per qr&o 34.07)
RCMP (limited)

Mental Health Services (MHS) consists of four programs offering a variety of treatment and counseling services aimed at assisting military personnel and/or their families with mental health, social and spiritual concerns.

Psychosocial Services:

PSS:  direct access (medical referral not required)

·         Individual, couple and family counseling

·         Information and referral services

·         Administrative assessments (e.g., compassionate, contingency, out-of-country posting screening)

·         Addiction consultation (screening, education)

·         Pre/post deployment screening

·         Presentations and briefings

Spiritual Care:

SC:  direct access or medical referral

·         Spiritual care and pastoral counseling (not religion specific)

·         Individual counseling (e.g., hope, spiritual growth and healing, grief and bereavement, meaning and purpose in life)

Addiction Prevention and Treatment Program:

APTP:  direct access or medical referral

·         Full assessment (e.g., alcohol, other drugs, gambling, gaming and other addictions)

·         Substance-abuse intervention (3-day)

·         Intensive group treatment (30-day)

·         Individual counseling and psychotherapy

·         Outreach presentations

·         One-year follow-up care

Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre:

OTSSC:  medical referral required

·         Assessments and treatment for mental disorder secondary to an operational/ occupational exposure, including (but not limited to) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

·         Family educational program

General Mental Health:

GMH:  medical referral required

·         Assessment, education, counseling, and psychotherapy, monitoring and follow-up.


 
 

Conflict Resolution Centre (Atlantic)

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Contact Information

Services Offered

Bldg S-18, Rm 103
(902) 721-7533

Eligible Members:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
DND/NPF Civilian
  • Offer assistance to individuals, teams and units with resolving and managing workplace 
  • Provide a selection of resource material for personnel interested in learning more about conflict management approaches and related skills
  • Provide alternate dispute resolution services that are confidential, participatory, timely, simple and constructive
  • Offer briefings and presentations that provide awareness of all aspects of the conflict management approaches to address workplace conflicts
  • Offer training courses and workshops designed to provide awareness and skills to deal with conflict situations
  • Offer intervention services that include consultation, conflict coaching, facilitation, mediation and group processes
 

 
 

Employee Assistance program (eap)

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Contact Information

Services Offered

EAP Manager: 
(902) 427-3237
(Bldg. D-126)

 Referral Agent Contact List

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
DND/NPF Civilian
  • Confidential Peer Referral Service
  • Types of problems (for example: marital and family, work-related, emotional and psychological, substance abuse, financial difficulties, others including interpersonal conflicts, legal difficulties, gambling and other addictions.
 

 
 

Joint Personnel Support Unit (NS/NL)

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Contact Information

Services Offered

JPSU NS/NL HQ:
Bldg. S-21 (A Block, Stadacona)

Officer Commanding
(902) 721-1045

Adjutant:
(902) 721-1912

Region CPO2:
(902) 721-1021

IPSC Halifax Services Manager:
(902) 721-1046

 Platoon Commander:
(902) 721-1035

Eligible Members:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family
Veterans
Family of fallen members

·         Advocacy Services

·         Return to Work

·         CAF Health Services Case Management

·         MFRC Family Liaison Officer

·         Operational Stress Injury Social Support (peer and family peer)

·         Veteran’s Affairs Case Management

 

 
 

Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS)

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Contact Information

Services Offered

CAF Peer Support Coordinators: Nova Scotia
Tim Elliott
(902) 840-1643

Dave McArdle
(902) 223-1879 

Family Peer Support Coordinators: Nova Scotia
Danielle Boudreau
(902) 293-2055

Nadine de Blois
(902) 802-0874

Toll Free:  1-800-883-6094

Eligible Members:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family
DND/NPF Civilian
Veterans and their families
  • Confidential, one-on-one or group support to military members, veterans and their families who are affected by an operational stress injury.
 

    
 

Mental Health and Operational Stress Injury Joint Speakers Bureau

 Website

 

Contact Information

Services Offered

Local:
Bldg. S-21 (A Block, Stadacona)
(902) 721-8800
(902) 802-6556

National:
1-800-883-6094
jsb-bcc@forces.gc.ca

Presentation bookings:
1-800-883-6094
1-613-995-9869
jsb-bcc@forces.gc.ca

Eligible Members:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family
DND/NPF Civilian
Presentations to CAF members (Reg and Res
Force):

·         Mental Health and Leadership

·         Mental Health and the Workplace

·         Pre-deployment resiliency training and professional development

 

 
   

Learning and Career Centre (LCC)

 Website

 

Contact Information

Services Offered

Piers Military Community Centre
(Bldg. WP-106, Windsor Park)

Information Line:
(902) 722-4437

Reception:
(902) 722-4304

Mini Learning Station
(FMF Cape Scott)
Bldg. D-247, Rm 317
(902) 427-4815

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
Class B & C
DND/NPF Civilian

Our objective is to foster the promotion of continuous learning within DND through the provision of learning advisory and training services to all DND employees, CAF members and full-time reservists located in Halifax, Gander, St John's and Goose Bay. Career advisory services are also available to civilian employees.

  • The LCC offers a wide range of personalized and group services. self-directed learning resources such as books, videos, DVDs and CD ROMs, as well as programs designed and created with your training/career needs in mind.
  • The LCC is here to help you take control of your learning and career development.
 
 
  

Members’ Assistance Program (MAP)

 Website

 

Contact Information

Services Offered

National CAF Program:
1-800-268-7708

TDD for Hearing Impaired:
1-800-567-5803

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Families

·         24-hour confidential external counseling services 

·         No cost

·         Community-based, professional counseling support to identify and help resolve problems, use available resources, and offer follow-up services.

·         Types of issues (for example): relationship and family, parenting difficulties, work-related issues, harassment, emotional
and psychological, substance abuse, difficulties, interpersonal conflicts, gambling and other types of addiction.

 
  
 

Military Police

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Contact Information

Services Offered

Main Office:
Bldg. WP-___ (Windsor Park)
(902) 722-4446

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military

·         Emergency response

·         Victim services

·         Emergency referral

·         Referrals to various support service

·         Community police initiatives

 

  
 

Service Income Security Insurance Plan (SISIP)

 Website

Contact Information

Services Offered

Bldg. S-21 (A Block, Stadacona)
(902-425-6926

Toll Free: 1-800-267-6681

Manulife: 1-800-565-6463
(manages the LTD and Voc Rehab programs)

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family (Through the CAF member)
Released CAF members

SISIP Package (given by case manager at time of disclosure package)

Long-Term Disability (LTD) (3A or B release) (up to 24 months after release)(1982 compulsory Regular forces, 1999 Reserves)(Any other release…120 days post effective release date)

Vocational Rehab (possibility of up to 30 months).

Term Life Insurance, Insurance for Released Members (IRM) (60 days to transfer from effective release date)

Accidental Dismemberment

Financial Assistance:

·         CFPAF Programs
·         Remedial Counseling
·         Financial Planning available as a fee based membership
·         LTD income is a taxable income

CANFORGENs:

·         Accidental Dismemberment Coverage: 037/03
·         Vocational Rehab: 087/99
·         IRM: 153/05

Releasing Members:

·         IRM… set up appt with SISIP Halifax between Part 1 and Part 2 clearance appointments with Release Centre (60 days to transfer post-release)
·         Confirm CFPAF loan repayment arrangement
·         Financial analysis and investment of severance package available to members of the fee based Financial Planning service
 

 
   

Health Promotion Services (Strengthening the Forces)

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Contact Information

Services Offered

Piers Military Community Centre
(Bldg. WP-106, Windsor Park)
(902) 722-4956

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family
DND/NPF Civilian

Focusing on the prevention of disease and the promotion of health and wellness (NOT treatment), services include:

·         programs and workshops
·         professional development sessions
·         health and wellness campaigns
·         information and referral services

Nutritional Wellness Programs:

·         Weight Wellness Lifestyle Program
·         Top Fuel for Top Performance – Sports Nutrition

Social Wellness Programs:

·         stress.calm
·         Managing Angry Moments
·         Basic Relationship Training – Relationship Enhancement
·         Mental Fitness and Suicide Awareness
·         Family Violence Awareness and Prevention

Active Living and Injury Prevention:

·         Injury Reduction Strategies for Sports and Physical Fitness
·         Addictions-Free Living Programs:
·         Butt Out (Tobacco Cessation)
·         Alcohol, Other Drugs and Gambling Awareness and Prevention
 
  
  

Fitness and Sports

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Contact Information

Services Offered

Stadacona Fitness and Sports Complex (STADPLEX):
Bldg. S-24 (Stadacona)
(902) 721-6576

Fleet Fitness and Sports Centre:
Bldg. D-216 (HMC Dockyard)
(902) 427-3524

Shearwater Fitness and Sports Centre:
Bldg. SH-57
(12 Wing Shearwater)
(902) 720-1071

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family
DND/NPF Civilians
Three gym facilities, two arenas, ball
diamonds, soccer fields, a skateboard
park, and an outdoor ball hockey court
 
State-of-the-art sports and fitness
complexes
 
Very economical membership rates for the
military family
 
Highly qualified staff
 
Fitness and training programs
 
Military sports programs
 
Intersection hockey, floor hockey, curling
and golf programs
 

 

Community Recreation

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Contact Information

Services Offered

Bldg. SH-57, Boundary Road
(12 Wing Shearwater)

(902) 720-3463

Eligible Members:
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family
DND/NPF Civilians
  • Manages the military community recreational activities and programs
  • Aquatics programs (including Masters swimming)
  • Adult fitness classes
  • Bowling alleys
  • Recreation clubs
  • MacDonald Beach
 

  
  

Personnel Support Programs (PSP)

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Contact Information

Services Offered

PSP HQ: (902) 721-0331 

Bldg. S-90, Rm 232 (Stadacona)

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family
DND/NPF Civilian

Community Recreation (see listing)

Fitness and Sports (see listing)

Health Promotion Services (see listing)

Information Kiosk

Hartlen Point Golf Club

CFB Halifax Auto Club

CFB Halifax Curling Club

Falls Lake Cottages and Campground

Shearwater Yacht Club

 
 

 
 

Halifax Region Military Family Resource Centre

 Website

 

Contact Information

Services Offered

24/7 phone: (902) 427-7788
Toll-Free: 1-888-753-8827

Halifax Site:
Piers Military Community Centre
(Bldg. WP-106, Windsor Park)

Business hours:
8 am-4 pm (M-F)
Bldg. open: 6 am-10 pm daily
Available by phone:  24/7

Shearwater site:
Hampton Gray Memorial Centre (just off Labrador Avenue, 12 Wing Shearwater)

Business hours:
8 am-4 pm (M-F)

Sydney site:
Sydney Garrison
(Victoria Park, Sydney)

Hours vary, check www.halifaxmfrc.ca or call
(902) 563-7100 (ext 7107)

Eligible Members
Regular Force Military
Reserve Force Military
CAF Family

Welcome and Community Orientation

Adult, Family, Child and Youth Programs

Second Language Services

Prevention, Support and Intervention

Deployment Services

Emergency Childcare

Employment and Education Services

Volunteer Development

Outreach Services