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.
IPHCC Vision & Mission
IPHCC COVID-19 Response
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)
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
Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre
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.
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
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
IPHCC welcomes your application. Please click the button below to download the membership application and join our network.