The CHSSN – Networking and Partnership Initiative (NPI) supports the development and mobilization of community health and social services networks throughout the province of Quebec to engage with local and regional partners in order to improve access to health and social services for the minority English-speaking population. This initiative is financed by Health Canada through the Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-2023: Investing in our Future
The CHSSN’s initiative to adapt health and social services is supported by an investment from Health Canada, through the Roadmap for Canada’s Linguistic Duality.
Through the Official Languages Health Contribution Program funded by Health Canada, the CHSSN and its various partners are carrying out initiatives to improve access to health and social services for English-speaking Quebecers, as well as their health status and well-being.
The Community Health Education Program (CHEP) seeks to provide health education information to Quebec’s English-speaking communities using live video conference presentations in which community members have the opportunity to ask questions directly to an expert. CHEP aims to enhance collaboration between the communities and their public health professionals for increased knowledge and proactivity in self-managing their health care.
The Bright Beginnings program is designed with the aim of mobilizing partners to enhance the well-being and educational success of English-speaking children and youth in Quebec.
The CHSSN-ERCC initiative, supported by an investment from the Secretariat for relations with English-speaking Quebecers (SRQEA), supports English-speaking community organizations to expand their capacity to better represent the needs and priorities of their English-speaking populations with government stakeholders and extend the reach and scope of their activities.