Catch up with BCACHC. Read about our exciting year at the BC Association of Community Health Centres where we continue to engage, advocate, and partner CHCs and communities. Click here to download the 2021-2022 Annual Report
News from BCACHC
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 who are
skeptical, those who are concerned about side effects,
those who are curious about boosters, and more!
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 links to the latest CHC resources and infographics. Let us know what you’d like to see in the next issue.
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 a society that is not set up to ensure that there is a roof over everyone’s head.
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 identify as Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual. Pride commemorates the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, when New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn in 1969 – a gay club where people came to express themselves with freedom.
The Federal Minister of Health, along with staff from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced last week that it would award $323,000 to the BC Association of Community Health Centres (BCACHC) to address rising vaccine hesitancy in British Columbia.