The Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres are non-profit, community governed, multi-service health centres that provide primary health care, health promotion and community development services all under one roof.
We are designed with the community in mind and for that reason we serve persons of all ages who are economically and/or socially disadvantaged with a focus on:
As we are enter the winter season, colds, flu and upper respiratory symptoms are prevalent. Combined
with a rise in COVID-19 cases, and stress on our health care system, there are many options for residents
to seek care, which does not include the Emergency Department. The best places to seek care for colds,
flu and upper respiratory symptoms: Where can I access Health Care in Chatham Kent
We are urging the public to think twice about calling an ambulance (for a non-life threatening illness or event), visiting the emergency room (for a non-serious illness or symptoms). Often times for mild to moderate illnesses, health care can be better and more efficiently provided by family physicians, nurse practitioners, Telehealth, and pharmacists. This helps everyone to receive care in the most effective manner.
Together with clients and community partners, we provide access to a broad range of services that promote health and improve wellbeing.
The best possible health and wellbeing for those we serve.
At the Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres we believe that values are important and culture counts. We will strive to use these values in all that we do.
As a CKCHC client, you have the right to:
As a client of services provided by the CKCHC you have the responsibility to: show respect and consideration for staff, volunteers, visitors and other service users;
The client handbook was created in order to provide new clients with important information about the CKCHC.
Download a copy of the client handbook here.
The staff at the Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres will take the time to listen carefully to your concerns and will work together with you to develop a plan that works for you.
The Model of Health and Wellbeing serves as the beating heart of all Alliance for Healthier Community Members in Ontario. It plays a vital role in our service delivery and program development. Without this model, we cannot help our clients and community move towards a state of complete physical, mental, social and spiritual wellbeing. From our Board of Directors to our clinical and administrative staff, this model flows within our CHC and spreads outward into the community.
For more information about the Model of Health and Wellbeing, please visit the Alliance for Healthier Communities’ website by clicking here.
To learn more about the important work Community Health Centres do please watch our video below: