Updates

Meeting people where they are

Meeting people where they are

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.

Serving 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities

Serving 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities

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.

New CHC funding for vaccine confidence in Canada

New CHC funding for vaccine confidence in Canada

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.

What is the CHC model all about?

What is the CHC model all about?

As champions of the CHC model, we often hear this question. Our members are made up of multi-sector, multi-service organizations that don’t fit neatly into a preconceived box of what “healthcare” looks like.

BCACHC Spring 2021 Newsletter

BCACHC Spring 2021 Newsletter

Hello BCACHC members and friends.
We’re pleased to share our Spring 2021 Newsletter with you, including a feature about our new website. Have a look and let us know what you think. Additional services and features will be added over the coming months, and our blog will be updated regularly between newsletters. Learn the latest about partnerships, projects, and services for members!

BCACHC Newsletter: Winter 2021

BCACHC Newsletter: Winter 2021

The past year has been a crucible for health policy everywhere in the world. BC has seen the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing deployment of the Primary Care Networks, and a historic election. It has required society to adopt sometimes paradoxical ways of being.

BCACHC Newsletter: Fall 2020 Special Election Edition

BCACHC Newsletter: Fall 2020 Special Election Edition

As we move forward, we will need all CHCs in BC to collaborate on a collective vision of just how good
primary care could be in this province. We will need your help carrying our message of advocacy, to make CHCs understood by households across BC as one of the best places to get care.