2013 Community Health Centres Survey


In 2013, the first-ever Canadian Community Health Centres Survey invited Community Health Centres (CHCs) from across Canada to provide input regarding their scope of operations, services, programs and client populations. Survey responses were received from over 200 CHCs across Canada.

Results from the survey were officially released on September 26, 2013 during CACHC’s national conference Medicare@50: Our Healthy Future and the Role of Community Health Centres, in Saskatoon, SK. Key survey findings are provided below, including a series of downloadable fact sheets.


CHC Organizational Demographics


Client Demographics and Service Utilization at CHCs

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    3.67

    Average # of primary care providers seen at CHCs per year, per client

  • Connector.

    42

    Average age of clients across all CHCs

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    53%

    Average % of clients at CHCs identifying as female

Top 10 languages and language groupings in which services/programs are accessed at CHCs

1. English
2. French
3. First Nations Languages
4. Inuktitut & Inuinnaqtun
5. Mandarin
6. Cantonese
7. Spanish
8. Punjabi
9. Tagalog
10. Arabic

Profile of Services and Programs at CHCs

 
 

Profile of Services at CHCs, by CHC governance type

Primary Care Services & Programs

Health Promotion and Health Equity Services and Programs

Download survey graphs and data via these fact sheets

Organizational Demographics
at CHCs

Client Demographics and Service Utilization

Profile of CHC Services and Programs

Primary Care Services/Programs, by CHC Governance Type

Health Promotion and Health Equity Services/Programs, by CHC Governance Type

The following Community Health Centres participated in the 2013 Survey

Listed in alphabetical order by organization name

A.M Guy Memorial Health Centre (Buchans, NL)
Aanniavik Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet, NU)
Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre (Winnipeg, MB)
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (Toronto,ON)
Arctic Bay Health Center (Arctic Bay, NU)
Arviat Health Center (Arviat, NU)
Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre (Baie Verte, NL)
Baker Lake Health Center (Baker Lake, NU)
Barrie Community Health Centre (Barrie, ON)
Bear River Community Health Centre (Bear River, NS)
Beaver Creek Health Facility (Beaver Creek, YK)
Bell Place Community Health Centre Gander NL
Belleoram Community Health Centre (Belleoram, NL)
Black Creek Community Health Centre (Toronto, ON)
Bluewater Area Community Family Health Team (Zurich, ON)
Boiestown Health Centre (Boiestown, NB)
Botwood Community Health Centre (Botwood, NL)
Boyle McCauley Health Centre (Edmonton, AB)
Bramalea Community Health Centre (Brampton, ON)
Bridges Community Health Centre (Fort Erie and Port Colborne, ON)
Brock Community Health Centre (Brock Township, ON)
Brookfield/Bonnews Health Centre (New-Wes-Valley, NL)
CUPS Health and Education Centres (Calgary, AB)
Campobello Health Centre (Saint John, NB)
Cape Dorset Health Center (Cape Dorset, NU)
Carcross Health Centre (Carcross, YK)
Carlington Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)
Carmacks Health Centre (Carmacks, YK)
Carmanville Community Health Centre (Carmanville, NL)
Central Community Health Centre (St. Thomas, ON)
Central Miramichi Community Heath Centre (Doaktown, NB)
Central Queens Health Centre (Charlottetown, PEI)
Central Toronto Community Health Centres (Toronto, ON)
Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre (Mildand, ON)
Centre de santé communautaire de Kapuskasing et région (Kapuskasing, ON)
Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie (Cornwall et région, ON)
Centre de santé communautaire de Sudbury-Est (Noelville, ON)
Centre de santé communautaire du Témiskaming (New Liskeard, ON)
Centre de santé communautaire Saint-Thomas (Edmonton, AB)
Centretown Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)
Centreville Community Health Centre (Centreville-Wareham-Trinity, NL)
Change Islands Community Health Centre (Change Islands, NL)
Chesterfield Inlet Health Center (Chesterfield Inlet, NU)
Clare Community Health Centre (Meteghan Centre, NS)
Clinique communautaire de Pointe-Saint-Charles (Montréal, QC)
Clinique de Santé Néguac Health Clinic (Neguac, NB)
CLSC-Urgence mineure de Windsor (Windsor, QC)
CLSC Camirand (Sherbrooke, QC)
CLSC de Lac-des-Aigles (Lac-des-Aigles , QC)
CLSC de Pohénégamook (Pohénégamook, QC)
CLSC de Barachois (Barachois, QC)
CLSC de Cabano (Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, QC)
CLSC de Dégelis (Dégelis, QC)
CLSC de Gaspé (Gaspé, QC)
CLSC de Grande-Vallée (Grande-Vallée, QC)
CLSC de la MRC de Coaticook (Coaticook, QC)
CLSC de Murdochville (Murdochville, QC)
CLSC de Richmond (Richmond, QC)
CLSC de Rivière-au-Renard (Rivière-au-Renard, QC)
CLSC de Rosemont (Montréal, QC)
CLSC de Sainte-Anne-des-Mont (Ste-Anne des Monts, QC)
CLSC de Saint-Leonard (Montréal, QC)
CLSC de Salaberry-de-Valleyfield (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC)
CLSC de Valcourt (Valcourt, QC)
CLSC et Centre de Readaption pour Alcoolisme et autres Toxicomanies Saint-Antoine (Roberval, QC)
CLSC Jean-Olivier-Chenier (Saint-Eustache, QC)
CLSC Mirabel (Saint-Augustin et Mirabel, QC)
CLSC Saint-Henri (Montréal, QC)
CLSC Verdun (Montréal, QC)
CLSC Ville-Emard/Côte St.-Paul (Montréal, QC)
CLSC de la MRC-d’Acton (Acton Vale, QC)
CLSC des Maskoutains (Saint-Hyacinthe, QC)
CLSC des Patriotes (Beloeil, QC)
Clyde River Health Center (Clyde River, NU)
Connaigre Peninsula Community Health Centre (Connaigre Peninsula, NL)
Cool Aid Community Health Centre (Victoria, BC)
Coral Harbour Health Center (Coral Harbour, NU)
Country Roads Community Health Centre (Portland, ON)
Dawson City Health Centre (Dawson City, YK)
Deer Island Health Centre (Saint John, NB)
Deninu Kue Health Centre (Fort Resolution, NWT)
Destruction Bay Health Centre (Destruction Bay, YK)
Dr. Brian Adams Community Health Centre (Kittiwake Coast, NL)
Dr. W.H. Newhook Community Health Centre (Whitbourne, NL)
East Calgary Family Care Clinic (Calgary, AB)
Eastern Kings Health Center (Souris, PEI)
Evangeline Health Center (Wellington, PEI)
Evergreen Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Faro Health Centre (Faro, YK)
Fogo Island Health Centre (Fogo Island, NL)
Fort Smith Health and Social Services Centre (Fort Smith, NWT)
Four Villages Community Health Centre (Toronto, ON)
Fredericton Junction Health Centre (Fredericton Junction, NB)
Fundy Health Centre (Blacks Harbour, NB)
Gabriola Island Community Health Centre (Gabriola Island, BC)
Gamètì Health Centre (Gameti, NWT)
Gateway Community Health Centre (Tweed, ON)
Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre (Fort Frances, ON)
Glovertown Community Health Centre (Glovertown, NL)
Grand Falls-Windsor Community Health Centre (Grand Falls-Windsor, NL)
Green Bay Community Health Centre (Springdale, NL)
Haines Junction Health Centre (Haines Junction, YK)
Hall Beach Health Centre (Hall Beach, NU)
Hants Shore Community Health Centre (Kempt Shore, NS)
Harbourside Health Centre (Summerside, PEI)
Hare Bay Community Health Centre (Hare Bay, NL)
Health Point Care and Seniors Health Centre (Victoria, BC)
Hope Centre Health Care (Winnipeg, MB)
Huronia Nurse Practioner Led Clinic (Shanty Bay, ON)
Igloolik Health Center (Igloolik, NU)
Inuvik Health Services (Inuvik, NWT)
Judy Hill Memorial Health Center (Taloyoak, NU)
Kativik Health Center (Gjoa Haven, NU)
Kawartha Lakes Community Health Centre (Lindsay, ON)
Kimmirut Health Center (Kimmirut, NU)
Kingston Community Health Centres (Kingston and Napanee, ON)
Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre (Kitchener, ON)
Kitikmeot Regional Health Center (Cambridge Bay, NU)
Kivalliq Health Center (Rankin Inlet, NU)
Kugluktuk Health Center (Kugluktuk, NU)
LAMP Community Health Centre (Toronto, ON)
Langs Community Health Centre (Cambridge, ON)
LaScie Community Health Centre (Baie Verte, NL)
Lewisporte Health Centre (Lewisporte, NL)
London InterCommunity Health Centre (London, ON)
Lutselk’e Health Centre (Lutsel K’e, NWT)
Mayo Health Centre (Mayo, YK)
McAdam Health Centre (McAdam, NB)
Medisanté Saint Jean (Saint John, NB)
MFL Occupational Health Centre (Winnipeg, MB)
Mid-Main Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Montague Health Center (Montague, PEI)
N’Mninoeyaa Community Health Access Centre (Cutler, North Shore Tribal Council, ON)
Nackawic Health Centre (Anackawik, NB)
New World Island Community Health Centre (Summerford, NL)
Niagara Falls Community Health Centre (Niagara Falls, ON)
Nine Circles Community Health Centre (Winnipeg, MB)
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre (Little Current/Manitoulin Island, ON)
North End Community Health Centre (Halifax, NS)
North Hamilton Community Health Centre (Hamilton, ON)
North Hastings Community Family Health Team (Bancroft, ON)
North Lambton Community Health Centre (Forest, Kettle Point, West & East Lambton, ON)
Norwest Community Health Centres (Thunder Bay and region, ON)
Nor-West Co-op Community Health Centre (Winnipeg, MB)
Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre (Twillingate, NL)
Old Crow Health Centre (Old Crow, YK)
Oshawa Community Health Centre (Oshawa, ON)
Pacific Spirit Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Pangnirtung Health Center (Pangnirtung, NU)
Paulatuk Health and Social Services Centre (Paulatuk, NWT)
Pelly Crossing Health Centre (Pelly Crossing, YK)
Pender Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Pender Harbour Health Centre (Madeira Park, BC)
Pikwitonei Community Health Centre (Pikwitonei, MB)
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)
Planned Parenthood Toronto (Toronto, ON)
Prince Albert Co-operative Health Centre (Prince Albert, SK)
Qikiqtarjuaq Health Center (Qikiqtarjuaq, NU)
Quttingnirqpaaq Aanniarvik (Grise Fiord, NU)
Rainbow Valley Community Health Centre (Killaloe, ON)
Raven Song Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Rawdon Hills Community Health Centre (Upper Rawdon, NS)
REACH Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Regina Community Clinic (Regina, SK)
Repulse Bay Health Center (Repulse Bay, NU)
Resolute Bay Health Center (Resolute Bay, NU)
Robert and Lilly Lee Family Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Robert’s Arm Community Health Centre (Robert’s Arm, NL)
Ross River Health Centre (Ross River, YK)
Sachs Harbour Health Centre (Sachs Harbour, NWT)
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)
Sanikiluaq Health Center (Sanikiluaq, NU)
Saskatoon Community Clinic (Saskatoon, SK)
Sauble Community Family Health Team (Sauble Beach, ON)
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (Scarborough, ON)
Seaway Valley Community Health Centre (Cornwall, ON)
Somerset Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)
South Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
South East Ottawa Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (Wasaga Beach, ON)
South Riverdale Community Health Centre (Toronto, ON)
St. Alban’s Community Health Centre (St. Alban’s, NL)
St. Brendan’s Community Health Centre (St. Brendan’s, NL)
St. Joseph’s Community Health Centre (Saint John, NB)
St. Therese Health Center (Kugaaruk, NU)
Stanley Health Centre (Stanley, NB)
Stonegate Community Health Centre (Toronto, ON)
Susie Husky Health and Social Services Centre (Aklavik, NWT)
Teslin Health Centre (Teslin, YK)
The Alex Community Health Centre (Calgary, AB)
The Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (Burnaby, BC)
The Porte Building Community Services (Lewsiporte, NL)
The Youth Centre – Barbara Black Centre (Ajax and Pickering, ON)
Three Bridges Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Tobique Valley Community Health Centre (Plaster Rock, NB)
Tsiigehtchic Health Centre (Tsiigehtchic, NWT)
Victoria Cove Community Health Centre (Victoria Cove, NL)
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health (Ottawa, ON)
Watson Lake Health Centre (Watson Lake, YK)
West Elgin Community Health Centre (West Lorne, ON)
West Nipissing Community Health Centre (Nipissing Ouest, ON)
West Vancouver Community Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
Whale Cove Health Center (Whale Cove, NU)
Whatì Health Centre (Whati, NWT)
Whitehorse Health Centre (Whitehorse, YK)
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre (Toronto, ON)
Woolwich Community Health Centre (St. Jacobs, ON)
Youville Community Health Centre (Winnipeg, MB)