The Fairview Resource Centre is a community hub located in Fairview, Nova Scotia. Fairview is in the urban core of Halifax and considered the most diverse neighbourhood east of Montreal. The population is approximately 12,000 and the community has many small/medium size businesses, apartment buildings and single family homes. The centre began in 1986 and is a non-profit organization and registered charity. In 2015, the centre moved from 3524 Dutch Village Road to their own facility at 6 Titus Street. The centre has grown to offer a variety of programs and supports for all ages. All programs and services are FREE of charge.
The goal is to provide EDUCATION, OPPORTUNITIES AND SUPPORT to the community. The centre offers community based, participant lead programs in a safe and welcoming environment. We know transportation, language barriers and childcare can be a challenge to access services. That is why the centre offers on-site childcare, help with transportation and uses translators if needed. We want to remove as many barriers as possible so that everyone can access services.
Some of our programs include advocacy and referrals, health and wellness programs, youth programs, pre-school programs, one on one adult skill development opportunities, health and safety programs, community meals, home based support programs, adult/senior programs, family interaction programs and much more. Please see under programs and services for a more detailed list.
To provide programs and support that enrich lives and foster well being
A thriving community of belonging and opportunity
Weather and Cancellation Policy
The Fairview Family Centre will be closed if the local schools are closed due to poor weather conditions.
We strive to be a peanut /nut free /scent free facility but can not guarantee this.
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Meet our Board Members
NOVA SCOTIA DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY SERVICES
THE UNITED WAY OF HALIFAX
THE PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY OF CANADA (CAPC PROGRAM)
MISSION AND SUPPORT OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA
THE HALIFAX PROTESTANT INFANT FOUNDATION
HUMAN RESOURCES AND SKILS DEVELOPMENT CANADA
NOVA SCOTIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR AND WORKFORCE (FLIEF)
NOVA SCOTIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS
OTHER GENEROUS SUPPORTERS
Erin Raine | Co-Chair
Hello, my name is Erin! I am a Lean Six Sigma process improvement professional working with VON Canada. I have a Master’s in Health Administration and over 10 years' experience working in the non-profit sector. I am excited to lend my time and experience to help the FRC to grow. I can generally be found at the rink during the winter playing hockey.
Ken Sampson | Co-Chair
Hello, my name is Ken! I am a fellow Haligonian and proud Cape Bretoner! Professionally I am a CPA, and personally a husband to a great wife, and father to 2 amazing children. I joined the FRC board in 2018 with hopes of helping the organization and their ability to reach the growing needs of the great community of Fairview and surrounding areas
Cara Pfeffer | Treasurer
Hello, my name is Cara! I currently work as a Financial Analyst where I have12+ year’s experience in the accounting industry. I have also earned a French Immersion Certificate from Université Sainte Anne, an Accelerated Accounting Certificate of Achievement from SAIT Polytechnic, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Athabasca University. The lack of financial expertise available to not-for-profit boards struck a chord as inspiration to begin volunteering my time.
Madeline Kubiseski | Secretary
Hello, my name is Madeline! I joined the FRC Board in February 2020, as a way to get more involved in my community. I have a Masters in Health Administration and have been working in long-term care for 2 years. I will begin pursuing medical school at Dalhousie in September 2021. I have previously volunteered with Special Olympics in Nova Scotia and Ontario, and with McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario.
Hello, my name is Corinne! I joined the Fairview Resource Centre Board in June 2020. I am a business lawyer, specializing in helping online businesses to create a solid legal foundation. My children have gone to school in Fairview and our family participates in many activities in the community. I am happy to contribute to the great work of the FRC.
Hello, my name is Allan! I am a literacy and teacher educator with a Bachelor of Education and PhD degrees. I am new to Fairview and joined the FRC Board in order to get to know the community better and to contribute to the critically important work of the FRC. I previously volunteered as an English Language Tutor at the Keshen Goodman public library.
Hello, my name is Jill! I have a BA in Psychology (Mount Allison University, '16) and a Masters in Education and Development (University of Cambridge, '18) with interests in mental health support, gender equity, and the transformative power of education. I have been honoured to partner with non-profits and educational services in 6 foreign countries since 2009, mostly working with youth support and skills training.
Carolyn Scovil Brown
Hello, my name is Carolyn! I am a chartered professional accountant specializing in Not-for-Profit Organizations. I have been working with The Fairview Resource Centre since 2018. I feel very proud to work with an organization that is contributing to a thriving community.