IPHCC Membership Advantage

The IPHCC Membership Advantage

By joining the IPHCC, you will be joining a community-based network that promotes support, knowledge-sharing, and advocacy across the Indigenous-governed primary health care sector.  

We continue to foster collaboration amongst our members, develop resources to fight systemic racism, and advocate for a strong and comprehensive Indigenous-governed primary health care system.

There are currently no membership fees associated with becoming a voting member of the IPHCC; however, in the next fiscal year the IPHCC Board will bring forward a fee structure to voting members for approval.

By becoming a voting member of the IPHCC, your organization will have the ability to directly influence the development of our young organization, helping ensure that we continue to meet the needs of your organization and the communities you serve. We are keen to grow and evolve so as to be the best possible champion for our members.

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Membership Benefits

Member of the IPHCC Full Council

Ability to hold a board position


Networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities

Unlimited job postings on IPHCC website

Access to online members portal containing repository of resources

Full and formal inclusion in all advocacy effort


Ability to participate in sector-relevant research projects

Engage in capacity building and resource sharing across the Indigenous and non-Indigenous Primary Health Care Sector


Ability to participate in advisory circles and working groups to develop Indigenous-specific models of care

opportunity to be a Designated regional hub for anti-Indigenous racism training/organizational change


Eligible to participate in IPHCC-coordinated funding opportunities for federal, provincial and funding grant agencies

Professional development opportunities


Right to vote in AGM (IPHCC Corporation)

Access to IPHCC developed resources, tools and training

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Eligible to participate in IPHCC sector data program

  • Harmonized Indigenous indicators for health care delivery
  • Data reports generated for the sector highlighting health outcomes for all members
  • Data sharing agreements based on data sovereignty principles
  • Opportunity to participate in data management of community of practice

Why Join IPHCC? 

Our Members Say it Best

Angela Recollet

E-niigaanzid (CEO)
Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre

Board Chair
Indigenous Primary Health Care Council

The Indigenous Primary Health Care Council is a leading organization that is rooted with Indigenous Health in Indigenous Hands. The genesis of the IPHCC honours culture as treatment and recognizes that indigenous health thrives within a holistic model of care.  We believe that becoming a member of the IPHCC will support your vision of service provisions for the Indigenous population by providing a unified voice in accessing the essential resources that your independent health care organization requires. We have a thriving team of professionals that provide excellence in advocacy, strategy development and have been identified as a critical partner in the Health Care system, with our various partners, including Government.  We welcome you as a member and look forward to supporting your organization.

Membership Criteria

Members must meet the below criteria in order to be accepted.

Vision, Mission & Values

Supports the vision, mission, and values of the IPHCC

Model of Care

Endorses the Model of Wholistic Health and Wellbeing*


Be incorporated as a not-for-profit organization or be recognized by the Federal Government as a First Nations Government

Ministry Funding

Receives funding from the Ontario government and/or the federal government


Is an integrated service delivery organization whose primary mandate is to provide wholistic inter-professional team-based primary health care to Indigenous peoples

Is Indigenous governed, meaning the board of directors is composed of a minimum of 75% of Indigenous voting directors who are not employed by the organization

Apply Now

IPHCC welcomes your application.  Please click the button below to download the membership application and join our network.