Community residents play an important role in Community Health Centres. Membership provides people who live and/or work in the catchment area of Black Creek Community Health Centre with opportunities for direct involvement. Being a member of Black Creek Community Health Centre enables a person to be a candidate for election to the Board of Directors, to vote on issues that are presented at the Annual General Meeting, and to serve on Black Creek CHC committees. Individuals and organizations must submit an application for membership thirty (30) days prior to an AGM, before becoming entitled to vote.
There are four types of membership:
FULL MEMBERS who shall be voting members in the Corporation, who shall reside or work in the geographic catchment area of the Corporation as defined by these By-laws, with the exception of individuals employed by the Corporation.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS who shall be non-voting members. This class of non-voting membership applies to individuals residing and working outside the geographic catchment area of the Corporation as defined in these By-laws, as well as to organizations both within and outside of the defined catchment area.
EMPLOYEE MEMBERS who shall be non-voting members, who shall be employed by the Corporation.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS are organizations or agencies both within and outside our service area.
Do I have to pay to be a Member?
YES Full Members pay $ 3.00 per year
Associate Members pay $ 10.00 per year
NO Employee Members do not pay
Please note: You do not have to be a Member to receive any of our services or to participate in our programs.
Membership Form available here.
When should I become a Member?
To be a voting member of the Corporation for 2016, you must be a signed member no later than thirty (30) days before the 2016 Annual General Meeting - Monday, June 20, 2016.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 416-249-8000.
Remember, being involved is good for your health
And for the health of your community!