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A Community Health Centre for Pictou County

In 2018, a small group of community members in Pictou County gathered around kitchen tables and local coffee shops to share a vision of improving health care in Pictou County. The vision was to transform access to primary care beyond treating disease and illness to a...

Recovery Support Centre

The Aberdeen Health Foundation was pleased to host the Virtual Grand Opening of Aberdeen Hospital's Recovery Support Centre as part of its AGM. Take a look inside the new space, learn about the service and see how it fits with the overall model of care available to...

WANTED: Marketing Communications Specialist

Do you love writing snappy and compelling stories? Do you have a special talent for creating visual communications that establish a friendly and professional organizational brand The Aberdeen Health Foundation is seeking to establish a relationship with a Marketing...

Foundation Funds Major Surgical Equipment Upgrades

  Over the past 35 years the Aberdeen Health Foundation has funded more than $26 million in capital and service improvements to the Aberdeen Hospital and community. While the mandate expanded over the years to include population and mental health, hospital-based...

2022 Report to Community

The 2022 Report to Community has been released. To view the report online click here. If you would like a paper copy of the Report please contact our office at 902-752-7600 ext. 4600.          

AGM 2022 – Thursday, March 24 at 6:30pm

You’re invited to the Aberdeen Health Foundation Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 6:30pm. In the interest of health and safety, this will be a virtual event via Zoom. Please click on the Zoom link below. No password is required....

Reducing Barriers to Virtual Care in Pictou County

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, the Aberdeen Health Foundation and Nova Scotia Health have launched a pilot project to help people in Pictou County access virtual care. Known as Virtual Care@Your Library, this project is part of each organization’s commitment to...

Best Wishes

This holiday we are filled with gratitude for the countless acts of caring, sharing, and giving we have witnessed. Sending a heart full of good wishes your way.

Foundation funding increases trauma therapy options in Pictou County

... ... Trauma comes in many forms and can affect anyone. It’s estimated that over 75% of Canadians have experienced a traumatic event at some point in their life. Impacts often continue to play out many years after the experience, contributing to various mental and...

WANTED: External Finance Professional

Do you love numbers? Reconciling them, reporting and analyzing them, digging into the financial records that support them? The Aberdeen Health Foundation Society is seeking a new External Finance Professional – an individual or organization – to transition...

Use your Will Power to create positive change in health care.

... Most people think of their Will as a necessary and important legal document. Timely decisions are made, affairs are put in order and personal assets distributed accordingly. Often overlooked is the fact that your Will can also be used as a powerful tool to create...

Applications open for Population Health Funding

The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for Population Health Funding. Applications must be received by the Aberdeen Health Foundation on or before October 22, 2021. Good health is our greatest resource. The goal of this funding is to support...

E-Mental Health Program improves access to mental wellness tools

As COVID-19 takes its toll on our communities, the need for accessible mental health and wellness options has become significantly more critical. Prior to the anxiety and uncertainty caused by the pandemic, wait times and access to care were already two of the biggest...

A Daughter's Love

Ellen Jardine and her mother Kay shared an exceptional mother and daughter bond. Kay grew up in St. Paul’s, Pictou County, and was a nurse in the Eye Ward at the Aberdeen Hospital until her retirement in 1983. Her mother was her world and when Kay moved into Glen...

Reports to the 2021 Annual General Meeting

CHAIR’S REPORT Like most organizations, the Aberdeen Health Foundation took a step back to consider what needed to be done differently when COVID-19 hit Nova Scotia. Working and meeting remotely were givens; the big questions were about how to identify urgent health...

Major Enhancement to Orthopedic Care and Services in Pictou County

When plans for a new orthopedic assessment clinic (OAC) in New Glasgow were introduced, the Aberdeen Health Foundation recognized immediately how exciting and important the new facility and services would be for the community.  “The Foundation has been a very positive...

2021 Report to Community

The 2021 Report to Community has been released and will be arriving in Pictou County mailboxes soon. To view the report online click here.  

AGM 2021 – Thursday, March 25 at 6:30pm

You're invited to the Aberdeen Health Foundation Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 6:30pm. Due to social restrictions and protocols this will be a virtual event via Zoom. Please click on the Zoom link below. No password is...