Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area)

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Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area)

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  • Council of Social Agencies
  • Welfare Council of Halifax

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Dates of existence

1930 -


The Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area) was established in October 1930 under the name Council of Social Agencies to serve the interests of social welfare agencies in Halifax, advising the community in areas of health, welfare, and recreation services and programs. In 1951 the name changed to the Welfare Council of Halifax, and in 1963 to the Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area), when it extended its services outside of the city.


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  • EAC

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