The CSCHN celebrates a new partnership to tackle gender-based violence Press Release The Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara is delighted to share the new pilot project : Coaching Boys into Men (CBIM), a province-wide gender-based violence prevention program that promises to have a significant impact in our province. Led by the Ministry of Education and supported by our valued partners, including the Ontario Association of […] https://www.cschn.ca/the-cschn-celebrates-a-new-partnership-to-tackle-gender-based-violence/?lang=en May – Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario As part of Ontario’s May Sexual Assault Prevention Month campaign, a province-wide initiative to raise awareness and educate about the issue of sexual violence, the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara is committed to promoting a culture of prevention, respect and safety for all. This month, we focus on the importance of education and awareness to […] https://www.cschn.ca/may-sexual-assault-prevention-month-in-ontario/?lang=en April Highlights Importance of Oral Health for Total Health National Dental Hygienists Week takes place from April 4 to 10 as part of oral health month in Canada. It’s a perfect time to set new oral care goals for yourself, with support from your dental hygienist, an essential primary health care provider who sees first-hand how good oral hygiene benefits both physical and mental […] https://www.cschn.ca/april-highlights-importance-of-oral-health-for-total-health/?lang=en International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day, March 8. It’s a day to recognize and celebrate, on a global scale, the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls. It is also an opportunity to raise public awareness of the progress that has been made in achieving gender equality, and of the work that remains […] https://www.cschn.ca/international-womens-day/?lang=en CSCHN celebrates $266,400 in funding from the Government of Ontario Press Release  Welland, ON – Last Friday, Jeff Burch, MPP for Niagara Centre, met with the team at the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara (CSCHN) to celebrate $266,400 from the Government of Ontario through two Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) grants. “I remain a strong supporter of the staff and volunteers of the Centre de santé […] https://www.cschn.ca/cschn-celebrates-266400-in-funding-from-the-government-of-ontario/?lang=en National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Press release For immediate release   On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, we reaffirm our commitment to raising awareness and addressing this plague that continues to affect millions of people around the world. This year, as we mark this important day, we pay particular attention to the need to support not only women and young […] https://www.cschn.ca/national-human-trafficking-awareness-day/?lang=en Festive Holiday Q&A session The Holidays are based on giving and receiving as well as having and sharing. And when they are had, received and shared, they are given. And through this having and giving and sharing and receiving, we too can share and love and have… and receive.* In our annual festive video, we want to “share” with […] https://www.cschn.ca/festive-holiday-qa-session/?lang=en Market Salary Report 10 Ontario community health organizations, including the Alliance for Healthier Communities, are releasing a new report that shows a worsening staffing crisis within the community health sector due to a growing wage gap. We need action from government to help solve this issue. The CSCHN recognizes the need for major investment in the primary and […] https://www.cschn.ca/market-salary-report/?lang=en Outing to Springride Farm in Burlington: A day to remember for our families The CSCHN recently organized an outing to Springride Farm in Burlington, offering our families a precious opportunity to get away and enjoy an enchanting environment during this period of changing landscape colors. This outing was made possible thanks to the generous financial support of the City of Hamilton, to whom we extend our warmest thanks. […] https://www.cschn.ca/outing-to-springride-farm-in-burlington-a-day-to-remember-for-our-families/?lang=en Air Quality – Niagara & Hamilton regions (June 8 2023) Our regions (Niagara & Hamilton) are currently under a Special Air Quality Statement from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Smoke plumes from forest fires in Quebec and northeastern Ontario have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality will persist into the weekend. Wildfire smoke can be harmful to health even at low […] https://www.cschn.ca/air-quality-niagara-hamilton-regions-june-8-2023/?lang=en