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Established in 1992, OHCC is an incorporated, registered charity, funded through membership fees, donations and project grants. Administration and communication services are managed from our central office in Toronto. Regionally–based consultants provide consulting services and facilitate workshops, strategic planning sessions and other activities for or in partnership with community organizations, partnerships and networks. We have also undertaken many special projects, addressing such topics as diversity and inclusion, health and the built environment, and sustainable food systems.

Our Vision

All Ontarians live and thrive in sustainable, inclusive and healthy communities.

Our Mission

OHCC enables communities to create and sustain positive change through 
  •  equitable community engagement
  •  intersectoral partnerships
  •  political commitment
  •  healthy public policy, and 
  •  asset-based community development.

Board of Directors

OHCC is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors, representing diverse sectors and regions of the province. 
View our Board of Directors profiles.

Staff and Consultants

Central office staff provides bilingual educational resources and communications, including a website, monthly online bulletin and social media. Regionally-based consultants provide consulting services, learning activities and networking opportunities to community groups, organizations and coalitions across Ontario. OHCC also organizes regional and provinicial conferences, often in partnership with member or affiliated organizations. 


Volunteer Healthy Communities Champions promote OHCC and network with others in various regions of the province.  They also provide content for community stories and the monthly bulletin and are active on social media.

Our History

Read about the origins of the global Healthy Communities/Healthy Cities movement and OHCC.

Our Model