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 […] 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 […] 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 […] Protect your eyes during April 8 Solar Eclipse! On April 8, Niagara will be one of the few places in Canada in the path of a total solar eclipse. This will be a once-in-a-lifetime event that is expected to draw thousands of visitors to the region, and Public Health is reminding residents and visitors to protect their eyes and enjoy the eclipse safely. […] 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 […] Intimate Partner Violence and Gender-Based Violence : An Epidemic in Hamilton and the Niagara region PR - CVFF Oct 2023 Epidemic 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 […] International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia – May 17 Press Release – Welland (Ontario) Today, May 17, is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. On this occasion, it is important to not only reinforce the fight against all forms of discrimination, but also to celebrate every action taken to protect the rights of people in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. The Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara […] Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario: A Time to Raise Awareness Press release – Welland (Ontario), May 1st 2023  May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario. The Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara is taking this opportunity to emphasize the importance of raising awareness of the devastating impact of crime and mobilizing in support of victims and survivors. Sexual violence affects one in three Canadian women.  […] Volunteering Weaves Us Together – National Volunteer Week On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, under the theme Volunteering Weaves Us Together, we would like to express our gratitude to the many volunteers who share their time with the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara’s family with such generosity and passion. These 349 active volunteers work hard to promote the mission and values of […]