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Youth Health Centre

Youth HealthWhat is the Youth Health Centre (YHC)?

It’s a confidential space within the school where youth are the focus. Anything that is discussed in the YHC, stays in the YHC.

We provide information and support related to:

  • Mental health
  • Sexual health
  • Drugs, alcohol and tobacco
  • Personal and romantic relationships

Please click this link to find additional Youth Support Services within HRM

What reasons do youth visit the youth health centre for?

  • Feeling blue
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Issues at home
  • Condoms
  • Stopping smoking
  • Feeling angry or stressed
  • Problems with relationships
  • Wanting to get involved
  • GSA (Gay Straight Alliance)
  • Information for projects
  • Referrals to community supports
  • Sexual orientation
  • Feeling confused about life
  • Lots more! Anything you want!


If you need a copy of your immunization record, please call the immunization team at Public Health at 481-5890.  Have your date of birth and health card number available.  The school does not have access to immunization records.

Staff and Support Team

Jenn Richardson
Youth Health Centre Coordinator/Public Health Nurse
Room 209 (across from the gym)
902-832-8964 Ext 9
Hours: 8am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday (open during lunch)

Karrie Rayne, social worker
o. 869-6131 / f. 869-6148

Karrie comes in on Thursday mornings.

Summer Support services are offered through the summer. Please call/email Karrie to arrange for services during this time!

Kim Rose, nurse (Cobequid Health Centre)

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