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Children’s Building -IWK Health Centre

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia
Wheelchair Accessible
Extended Hours
Autism Friendly
English, French

50 Clinics, Programs, and Services

Allergy Clinic

The Allergy Clinic helps by treating children and youth with allergies to foods and/or medications, environmental allergies, allergies to latex

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

The Allergy Clinic is on the second floor (main floor) of the Children's Building, near the blue elevators.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Blood Collection

New - Effective April 5, 2023
Patients must bring their appointment confirmation number to their blood collection appointment. Confirmation numbers

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Registration for Blood Collection is located at the South Street entrance near the model train station.

  • Please take a number and you will be called for registration by number.
  • After registration, patients will proceed to the blood collection lab.
  • Patients, support people, and visitors will be screened at the entrances to the Health Centre. Patient and visitor restrictions are in effect for IWK Health.
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Cardiology

The Cardiac Sciences Program provides diagnostic, surgical, and follow-up services to patients and their families from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Located on the second floor of the Children's Building

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Chest Clinic

The chest clinic provides care to children in the Maritimes who have respiratory or breathing conditions.

How we help

Children

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

The chest clinic is located on the 1st floor of the IWK Health Centre's Children's Building.

Please remember to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. 

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Cleft Palate Team

The Cleft Palate Clinic at IWK Health is a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing optimal care for children and youth

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Located within Shared Clinics on the first floor of the Children's Building.

When you arrive at the IWK, parking is available at meters on University Avenue or South Street or in the public parkade off of University Avenue. If you use the parkade, you will enter the Hospital via the Goldbloom Pavilion Building. At the information desk in the Pavilion, you can obtain instructions on how to locate the Shared Clinics. Typically the green elevators are used. Go down to the 1st floor and follow the blue wave to the Shared Clinics.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Craniofacial Clinic

The Craniofacial Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic whose focus is on treating children and youth with skull and facial differences

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

The Craniofacial Clinic operates out of Shared Clinics, located on the first floor of the Children's Building.

At the information desk in the Pavilion Building, you can obtain instructions on how to locate the Shared Clinics. Typically the green elevators are used. Go down to the 1st floor and follow the blue wave to the Shared Clinics.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinic

The IWK Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinic provides multi-disciplinary care for infants, children, and youth diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. The clinic

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinic is on level 1 of the Children’s Building near the South Street Entrance.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Diabetes Unit

Pediatric diabetes helps by offering ambulatory care, Monday to Friday, for Type 1, Type 2, MODY, and neonatal

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Take the Blue Elevators to the 5th floor and follow the signs for Endocrinology & Diabetes Unit. The signs will lead to the registration desk and general waiting area.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) / Otolaryngology

The ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) service at IWK Health helps children and youth in the Atlantic Provinces who need

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Register at Shared Clinics located on the first floor of the Children’s Building

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia
Mon:
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tue:
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wed:
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thu:
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fri:
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Endocrine Unit

The Endocrine Clinic is an outpatient clinic that provides an initial assessment, treatment, teaching and follow up for children and

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

The clinic is located on the 5th floor of the Children's Building of IWK Health. Take the Blue Elevators to the fifth floor, and follow the signs for Endocrinology & Diabetes Unit. The signs will lead to the registration desk and general waiting area. Check-in at the registration desk when you arrive

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Take the blue elevators in the Children's Building to the 6th floor.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

GI Clinic (Gastroenterology)

The Gastroenterology (GI) service, which includes the GI clinic, is a team of health professionals who help patients who have

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

The GI clinic is located on the 2nd floor (main floor) of the Children’s Building in the IWK. It is inside the Medical Day Unit, which is just past the blue elevators.  

If you are entering the IWK from the parkade on University Avenue, you will come into the Gallery area, which includes Tim Horton’s and the Biggs & Littles Gift Shop. Partway down the Gallery, go down the hallway next to the information desk, which leads toward the green elevators. Turn left after the green elevators and follow the “blue wave” hallway to the intersection next to the blue elevators. Turn right and go down the hallway. You'll see a sign on the ceiling that says “Medical Day Unit”.  This is the entrance to the GI clinic, a space which is shared with many other clinics.  

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Hematology and Oncology Unit

The Hematology Oncology Clinic helps by providing specialized care for children and youth in the Maritimes who have, or may

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

If you have parked in the parking garage you'll enter the IWK through the Children’s Building. You’ll be screened at the entrance. Then proceed to the blue elevators. Go up to the 6th floor and look for the sign that says “Hematology Oncology Clinic” (6 North Clinic). If you have questions about your visit, the clinic phone number is 902-470-8819, then follow the prompts.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Immunology Clinic

The Immunology Clinic provides specialized care for children and youth in the Maritimes who need immunology care and follow up

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Clinic location is on the Main Floor (level 2) in the Medical Day Unit of the IWK Children’s Building, which is just past the blue elevators.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Infant & Preschool Rehabilitation Service

The Infant and Preschool Rehabilitation service focuses on what’s important to families—we work with you to identify goals and find

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Enter through Link Building Entrance (located in the Gallery).
Proceed down hallway and take first hallway on the left, which will bring you to the Children's Building Elevators (Blue Elevators). 
Take the Blue Elevators up to the 4th floor - the Kids Rehabilitation Clinic will be on the left in the Joyce Family Kids' Rehabilitation Centre.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia
Sun:
Closed
Mon:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Tue:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Wed:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Thu:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat:
Closed

Kids' Rehab Clinic

Who we are:

We are the pediatric rehabilitation clinic in the Maritimes. Our clinic team is a group of

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Enter through Link Building Entrance (located in the Gallery).
Proceed down hallway and take first hallway on the left, which will bring you to the Children's Building Elevators (Blue Elevators). 
Take the Blue Elevators up to the 4th floor - the Kids Rehabilitation Clinic will be on the left in the Joyce Family Kids' Rehabilitation Centre.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia
Sun:
Closed
Mon:
8:00 - 4:00pm
Tue:
8:00 - 4:00pm
Wed:
8:00 - 4:00pm
Thu:
8:00 - 4:00pm
Fri:
8:00 - 4:00pm
Sat:
Closed

This clinic is closed on statutory holidays and a period of closure over the December holidays.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy helps children and youth who have limitations in participating in day-to-day activities like feeding, dressing, working, playing, communicating

Offered at 4 Clinic(s)
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Plastic Surgery

The Plastic Surgery Clinic helps by providing comprehensive care to infants, children, and adolescents with a diverse range of clinical

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Plastic Surgery operates out of Shared Clinics, located on the first floor of the Children's Building

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia

Rehabilitation Services

Kids’ Rehabilitation Services focuses on identifying the knowledge and skills that children and families need to manage daily activities at

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

Enter through Link Building Entrance (located in the Gallery).
Proceed down hallway and take first hallway on the left, which will bring you to the Children's Building Elevators (Blue Elevators). 
Take the Blue Elevators up to the 4th floor - the Kids Rehabilitation Clinic will be on the left in the Joyce Family Kids' Rehabilitation Centre.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia
Sun:
Closed
Mon:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Tue:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Wed:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Thu:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat:
Closed

This clinic is closed on holidays.

SeaStar Child and Youth Advocacy Centre

SeaStar Child and Youth Advocacy Centre is a safe, welcoming place, where different agencies and services work together to improve

Offered at 1 Clinic(s)

When your appointment is booked, you will be given directions to SeaStar's location in the Health Centre. If you have difficulty finding SeaStar on the day of your visit, you can call (902) 470-8222.

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax , Nova Scotia