The community of Mulgrave Park in Halifax is unique, diverse, and welcoming. Created as “residual housing” in the 1950s, it is the largest social housing community in nova Scotia. The residents are primarily ofAfrican, nova-Scotian decent. The community was originally designed to be temporary housing only and was not intended or built to support long-term stable residency. As a result, the Mulgrave Park community has faced substantial challenges and barriers both socially and economically. However, these challenges and barriers have not stopped families from making “the Park” their home; a place in which everyone is safe, a place to be proud of, and a place where lifelong friendships are created and valued.
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Together with the community, Phoenix is dedicated to supporting youth and families in their journey to thrive. It is our privilege to provide a leading voice for social justice and community engagement.
Strength, resilience, talent, and wisdom. These are just some of the qualities belonging to the youth, families, and communities that Phoenix has the privilege of serving. With your support, we provide care and opportunities for individuals, and create conditions where they can thrive and bring those qualities to their full potential. Our programs provide a safe and supportive environment in which healthy growth and empowerment are possible.
With the help of our donors, volunteers, and sponsors, Phoenix continues to meet our youths’ basic needs of food and shelter, develop individualized plans, and offer opportunities for personal development. Beyond those basic needs, our broad goals are to help youth achieve moments of success, create an attachment to