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Our Mission

To work with the community to identify and respond to individual and community wellness needs by providing access to quality health and social programs and services.


We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Arnold Gallagher Bursary. Please see below for more information:

Bursary Application Requirements

The bursary is $500.00.  The bursary will be paid upon proof of completion of first term at a post secondary institution. You must submit an official transcript to the Senior Medical Office Manager of the Hants Shore Community Health Centre by January 31st, 2018.

To be eligible, you must:
• Live in the health centre’s catchment area (Upper Burlington to Tennecape)
• Graduate this year from high school
• Plan to attend a program at the post secondary level this year.

To apply
• Complete the application form. *Incomplete applications will not be considered
• Write an essay of approximately 500 words on the impact the Hants Shore Community Health Centre has had on the lives and health of the residents of the Hants Shore.
• Submit a transcript of your marks.
• Submit the completed application form, essay and transcript of marks by 4 pm, May 19, 2017 to the Hants Shore Community Health Centre. Applications can be hand delivered, faxed, mailed, or emailed to

• A committee of the Board of Directors of the Hants Shore Health Association will select the bursary recipient.
• The successful applicant will be notified in early June 2017.

For more information, contact Kim Brown at the health centre, (902) 633-2110 or

*Last Updated Monday May 1st 2017 at 09:32pm

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Hants Shore Community Health Centre
5638 Hwy 215, RR1 Newport, NS B0N 2A0
Phone: 902-633-2110 Fax: 902-633-2332

Family Physicians, Dr. Michael Cussen and Dr. Judy Kazimirski, are available for appointments by calling 902-633-2110.

The Health Centre is Open:
Monday 8am - 4pm
Tuesday 8am - 8pm
Wednesday 8am - 4pm
Thursday 8am - 4pm
Friday 8am - 1pm

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