Earth Day – April 22, 2022 Have you ever heard of eco-anxiety? It’s the effect that climate change is having on our mental health, and it’s gaining ground and affecting more and more of us. A growing number of us are experiencing symptoms of anger, stress, sadness and even insomnia! This year’s Earth Day campaign asks us to take action and […] Human Trafficking Awareness Day February 22 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Did you know that family members and friends play a crucial role in supporting victims and survivors of  human trafficking? To end human trafficking, loved ones and especially parents are encouraged to take 3 concrete actions to help make a difference: Learn about human trafficking Be alert for […] French Virtual Celebration of International Women’s Day March 8 It is with great pleasure that the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton / Niagara invites you to our French virtual celebration of International Women’s Day this Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This year’s theme is Ode to the Woman I Am: Inspiration from the Feminine and we are pleased to welcome […] Art Contest for Black History Month Take out your colored pencils, brushes & paints, glitter or other art materials you have to create your masterpieces in honor of Black History Month! Dina, our resident artist, created this beautiful portrait of Angela Davis, a feminist and human rights activist, philosophy professor and true anti-racism icon, and we are asking you to add your […] Let us honor the past to inspire the future. Press release – Welland (Ontario), February 1st 2022 Each February, during Black History Month, the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara family and the rest of North America are invited to take part in celebrations and activities highlighting the accomplishments and impact that Black communities have had on history and their imprint on our social fabric. […] Come work with us! We are recruiting! Here is the new promotional video featuring our Executive Director, France Vaillancourt. She is right that the CSCHN is an employer of choice offering excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment. If you are bilingual and are looking for your next career move, visit: The COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years: What parents need to know If you have a school-aged child, it’s almost their turn for a COVID-19 vaccination, and you may have questions. Here are the answers. UPDATE: On October 7, 2021, Pfizer confirmed that it is working with Health Canada on the final steps before it makes a formal request for its COVID vaccine to be authorized for […] Breast Cancer Awareness Month It has been proven that when you know what is normal for you, when you know your body well, it helps to detect changes (lump, coloration, heat, …) or abnormalities that could be related to cancer. Also, when discovered early, cancer is often easier to treat. Above you will find the candid testimony of our […] VaccinaNation, VaccineAction Press Release For immediate release TOO FAKE TO BE TRUE: THE CENTRE DE SANTÉ COMMUNAUTAIRE HAMILTON/NIAGARA’S NEW CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT THE COVID-19 VACCINATION EFFORT To help the COVID-19 vaccination effort in the South Central Ontario region, the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara (CSCHN) is launching its VaccineNation, VaccineAction initiative, a campaign funded through the Public […] The Violence at home: Signal for help Did you see what happened in Kentucky? A 16 year old woman was saved from being kidnapped after using a signal for help she saw on TikTok that was created by the Canadian Women’s Foundation. We know that health measures have led to a surge in the number of women experiencing domestic violence, that they […]