Meeting people where they are

Meeting people where they are

A new way to deliver great care 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...
Serving 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities

Serving 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities

Remembering, celebrating 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...
What is the CHC model all about?

What is the CHC model all about?

Tell me about your Community Health Centre As champions of the Community Health Centre (CHC) model, we’re often asked “What is this model all about? What does a CHC look like in action?”. Our members are made up of multi-sector, multi-service...
Don’t fight the poor, fight poverty

Don’t fight the poor, fight poverty

 The cost of poverty on BC health    “It can happen so quickly, you have no idea.” If health is influenced by social factors like having enough money, why doesn’t our health care system do more to address the root causes of poverty? The...