North Hamilton CHC is a member of the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC). The AOHC represents and supports community health centres in Ontario in addition to aboriginal health access centres and other non-profit, community-governed, interdisciplinary primary health care organizations.
The AOHC is particularly focused on addressing challenges that may impact on health such as unemployment, homelessness and poverty. The AOHC believes that comprehensive and community-driven primary health care, illness prevention and health promotion are all necessary components of healthy communities. Health centres associated with the AOHC are key providers of health services that reflect the needs of their communities.
To learn more about the AOHC and about other community health centres in Ontario please visit www.ontariochc.ca.
North Hamilton Community Health Centre:
- Is a not-for-profit organization, funded by the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network. There are no fees for services.
- Provides a wide range of health and related services and programs.
- Is committed to health and quality of life for all. Our special populations are single-parent families, immigrants/refugees and seniors.
- Addresses the special needs of our neighbourhoods and helps communities organize around issues of concern.
Community Health Centres are established through direct participation of the local community. The close involvement of the community in activities of the Health Centre is key to the ability to readily adapt and respond to the community's health needs.