British Columbia Association of Community Health Centres
Engage. Advocate. Support.
Here for CHCs
Everyone in BC deserves access to personalized and community-driven health and social services. Community Health Centres (CHCs) are designed to provide services and address wellness gaps. As champions of the CHC model, BCACHC exists to engage and support CHCs as we advocate together for this unique model of care.
What is a CHC?
The Community Health Centre model has existed in BC for over 50 years. Learn more about this unique model of delivering health and wellness services.
Why should I join BCACHC?
Our association works to engage, support, and advocate for existing and aspiring CHC teams across the province. Find out how!
What we are advocating for?
CHCs are much more powerful when we come together and call for change with one voice. Take a closer look at our key priorities.
BCACHC represents a strong network of communities, organizations, and partners with a shared passion for advancing CHC model. Explore our latest updates for news about our collaborative projects and stories from the BCACHC team.
We offer a CHC lens on privatization of health care in BC. Read our full organizational position on this important topic.
Take a look at our latest home-grown blog on the topic of mental health and how community-based solutions can make a difference in the growing need for mental health
Hear about all our activities from the last year, and the ways that we are supporting CHCs across the province.
Join us to discuss how communities can stabilize primary care through the Community Health Centre model.
Join us to discuss how communities can stabilize primary care through the Community Health Centre model
BCACHC had the privilege of supporting the development of Atira's training program by capturing video interviews, resources, and activity sheets.
Let's shine a light on CHCs as the shortage of Primary Care access across BC gets media attention.
Catch up with BCACHC! This summer, we're reflecting on the progress we've made advocating for the CHC model in the midst of a lack of access to primary care.
We’re excited to share curated vaccine resources organized to help address the complex reasons that patients delay or avoid vaccines. Visit our resource library today to browse tools and tips for people
In our research for this project, we heard from CHCs that they are looking for easy-to-find and easy-to-use tools to support vaccine confidence. We are happy to play a
For parents, we've gathered some of the best-designed materials out there. Whether they're working through their own concerns, or coaching their children through their vaccine anxieties, parents have a
Friends and followers of BCACHC, have a look at our Fall 2021 newsletter. You'll find updates on BCACHC projects, features on a few emerging CHCs in the province, and
It's been a challenging year, but one with plenty of engaging, supporting, and advocating for CHCs. Read more about the last year at BCACHC.
Many people across BC are without secure access to affordable and appropriate housing. CHCs like Cool Aid Community Health Centre in Downtown Victoria exist to address the fall-out of
AVI serves the needs of people infected and affected by HIV and hepatitis C. This CHC takes evidence-based action to prevent infection, provide support, and reduce stigma.
Primary Health Care means inclusive, accessible and safe health care. At Central Interior Native Health, it also means more than just seeing a doctor. Services at this Prince George
REACH Community Health Centre has been providing community-based health care for fifty years, and strives to be more than just a doctor or dentist's office. Their interdisciplinary team offers
Gabriola Island has a long history of adapting health services to meet the needs of local residents, and today community members have a health centre to call their own.
Join us at the BCACHC Annual General Meeting!
June is Pride Month, and it was a joy to see posts, celebrations, education, and events taking place all over the province in support of rights for people who
Our members drive change
While we are spread across the province, BCACHC member CHCs are all linked by a shared commitment to the value of health equity and by a shared desire to embody the five principles of the CHC model.
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