PARTNERS

The Black Health Alliance has and continues to enjoy working and collaborating with a variety of community organizations as the BHA seeks to improve the health and well-being of the Black community.

The Sickle Cell Association of Ontario, founded in 1981, is a volunteer, non-profit, community based, organization working in collaboration with other individuals/groups to improve the health and the social well being of individuals and families with sickle cell disease.

Black Coalition for Aids Prevention (BLACK CAP) is a volunteer-driven, charitable, not-for-profit, community-based organization. We work in partnership with organizations and individuals who support in principle and practice our mission, philosophy and activities. We believe in a holistic approach to AIDS education, prevention and support.

Substance Abuse Program for African Canadian and Caribbean Youth (SAPACCY) provides support and counselling to Black youth and their families who are dealing with problem substance use.  Our programs include: individual therapy, group therapy, and early intervention and prevention. SAPACCY is a program of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

TAIBU Community Health Centre is a non-profit, government funded, community governed health care facility providing a range of primary healthcare and social programs and services with an emphasis on prevention, health promotion and education, chronic disease management and community development. TAIBU is a Kiswahili word; it is a wish, a greeting “Be in good health!”

Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario also known as SCAGO is not your average NGO. It started on June 14th, 2005 as Seed of Life Philanthropic Organization in memory of a brave young man- Sunday Afolabi. It has significantly contributed to the health and wellbeing of many Canadians tirelessly educating the community about Sickle Cell Anemia and its subsequent poverty; focusing more on how the incidences of these ailments could be reduced within the At- Risk communities.

The Walnut Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to increase awareness and eliminating the silence around prostate cancer and other health issues of relevance to Black men. The organization carries out regular information meetings for its members along with outreach presentations at churches, other men's groups and throughout the community.

The Health Equity Research Collaborative (HERC) was formed by a group of researchers who are interested in health disparities and community-based solutions. The researchers initially collaborated for a scoping review on Black Canadian Women and breast and cervical cancer and this also led to the development of a peer education program.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through: the advancement of research and its application; the promotion of healthy living; and advocacy.

Toronto Public Health provides a wide range of health education and disease prevention initiatives to promote health, prevent illness, and to overcome health inequalities across the City of Toronto.

Canadian Cancer Society (Ontario Division) is a community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Canadian Diabetes Association (Ontario Division) mission is to lead the fight against diabetes by helping people living with diabetes lead healthy lives while we work to find a cure.

Women's Health in Women's Hands Community Health Centre provides Primary Healthcare to Black Women and Women of Colour from the Caribbean, Africa, Latin America, and South Asian communities in Metropolitan Toronton and surrounding municipalities.

The Afri-Can Food Basket is a non-profit community food security movement that is committed to meeting the nutrition, health and employment needs of members of the African Canadian community, in particular, those that are economically and socially vulnerable.

Africans in Partnership Against AIDS (APAA) mission is to deliver HIV/AIDS education and support in a linguistically and culturally appropriate context to African people.

The Olive Branch of Hope helps E.A.S.E the lives of those affected by cancer. The Olive Branch of Hope creates an environment for individuals to draw on the strengths of each other, overcome the fears and the anxieties associated with cancer, and to ultimately live vitally as an active community member..

Caribbean Chapter of the Canadian Diabetes Association  conducts health promotion and diabetes awareness initiatives within the Caribbean community and promotes research and development of diabetes prevention strategies and programs.

The Black Health Alliance has also enjoyed the support of many well established community organizations and agencies such as Tropicana Community Services, Jamaican Canadian Association, Malvern Community Coalition, Wellesley Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Malvern Family Resource Centre, federal, provincial and municipal politicians, and several community churches.