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“Looking for a way to get out and make some new friends (or meet up with some old ones)?

“Looking for a way to get out and make some new friends (or meet up with some old ones)?"

 

Then be sure to join us for our first INDOOR Intergenerational Walk, Talk & Stroll at the Activa Sportsplex! Join us Thursday mornings at 10am for a stroll on the indoor track along with other parents, older adults and our Buddie volunteers, babies and staff from Community Healthcaring KW’s Health and Wellness team.

 

Have questions about other programs at the centre ? Are you a parent looking for lactation support? This walking program is for everyone!! For details visit the link in our bio or head to BreastfeedingBuddies.com or check out https://healthcaringkw.org/Locations.htm 

 

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50,000 KW community members lack primary care attachment.

50,000 KW community members lack primary care attachment

 

Watch Tara Groves-Taylor on the innovative, new Rapid Access Primary Care Clinic pilot for unattached patients launching today! #healthcaring #ONHealth #homelessness #refugees #Ontario 
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JUST RELEASED: February issue of Healthcaring Pulse Advocacy E-Briefing!

Check out short expert videos on latest challenges facing vulnerable populations and what we can DO about them!

 

 

 

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Join our Board of Directors!

Community Healthcaring Kitchener Waterloo is looking for Volunteer Board Members

 

Interested in making a difference with your skills/expertise and helping to shape the future of healthcaring in Kitchener Waterloo?  Candidates are invited to attend a free, virtual information session Feb. 20/24 @ 5:00pm to learn more about this opportunity.

 

Registration via Eventbrite is req'd. (registration opens 2/1/24) https://eventbrite.com/e/788615619547?aff=oddtdtcreator

 

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Breastfeeding Buddies and Safelyfed Canada Partner to Present a free screening of the renowned film Milk: Born into this World

Breastfeeding Buddies and Safelyfed Canada partner to present a free screening of the renowned film

Milk: Born into this World by Noemi Weis

 

 

 

To watch the trailer, click on the picture below.

 

 

To learn more or to book your ticket click here.
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Pay-What-You-Can Community Market Launch

Food insecurity and # of families accessing food assistance programs at all-time high. Launched today, the Pay-What-You-Can Community Food Market! Food access is a human right. 

Click on the picture above to watch!

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February is Heart Health Month!

February is Heart Health Month

 

Community Healthcaring KW's Health and Wellness team is presenting special heart health workshops and information sessions this month.  Stay tuned for more details!

 

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Community Healthcaring KW's Breastfeeding Buddies Program is thrilled to be amoung the organizations selected to participate in the Perfect Pitch 2024 on March 5, 2024!

Community Healthcaring KW's Breastfeeding Buddies Program is thrilled to be amoung the organizations selected to participate in the Perfect Pitch 2024 on March 5, 2024!

 

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A critical lack in resources for primary care results in patients overwhelming our emergency rooms, causing frequent closures, while thousands sit on wait lists for community health services

A critical lack in resources for primary care results in patients overwhelming our emergency rooms, causing frequent closures, while thousands sit on wait lists for community health services.

 

What can we do about it?

 

 

Watch Tara Groves-Taylor on the need for collaborative advocacy and new funding strategies for primary care.  For more, read Tara’s article “A United Front: Tackling Ontario’s primary care crisis through innovation, collaboration, and healthcaring”
in Canada Healthwatch click here.

 

 

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The homelessness crisis in Canada has reached unprecedented levels and transitional solutions are urgently needed.

The homelessness crisis in Canada has reached unprecedented levels and transitional solutions are urgently needed.

Watch Nadine Green on the tiny home community in KW that is gaining national attention.

 

Want to learn more?  Watch the full OShow here. Read the article featured in MacLean’s magazine here.

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