Veteran Family Program Workshops

Veteran Family Program Workshops


Ever wonder what Veteran centered resources or workshops are available to you and your family in your community?

Once a month from September to June come and join the Veteran Family Program Coordinator and an organization from the Veteran community that provides services,
information or workshops to Veterans and their families. Organizations may include the following: Royal Canadian Legion, VETS Canada, Rally Point Retreat, Paws Fur Thought, UN NATO Veterans Organization.

September: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 6 – 7:30pm
October: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 6 – 7:30pm
November: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 6 – 7:30pm
December: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | 6 – 7:30pm
Registration Deadline: One week prior
Location: Halifax site, H&R MFRC
Cost: No cost


This program is a partnership with SISIP Financial to help provide information for those who are medically releasing and planning for release & retirement. Information will include:

  • Income statement/ budgets
  • Monthly planning now vs retirement
  • Exploring your debt load (what you will need to make to ensure payment of debt after transition)
  • Life insurance
  • Saving for the “gap” transition between “CAF life and Civy life”
  • What to expect when retiring

September: Monday, September 30, 2019 | 6 – 8pm 
November: Saturday, November 30, 2019 | 9:30 – 11:30am
Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 12, 2019 or Monday, October 28, 2019
Location: Halifax site, H&R MFRC 
Cost: No cost

Mental Health First-Aid for the Veteran Community

This Mental Health First Aid for the Veteran Community workshop is tailored to address the needs of CAF Veterans and the people who care for and about them. Participants in this course could vary immensely, but all will have some connection to the Veteran Community.
The two-day (13 hour) MHFA Veteran Community course aims to: 

  • Increase the skills and confidence to engage in effective conversations about mental health in the Veteran community 
  • Promote greater recognition of the most common mental health problems and illnesses 
  • Decrease stigma and discrimination around mental health problems and illnesses 
  • Increase confidence, and willingness, to provide help to others 
  • Improve mental health of the MHFA participant her/himself

*As this program is in high demand, we will offer it again in September. Please call for more info: 902-427-4892.

Date: Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24, 2019 | 8:30am – 4:30pm
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 6, 2019
Location: Halifax site, H&R MFRC
Cost: No cost