Associates/affiliates are individuals or groups that have joined the CHPCA in conjunction with their province’s association to become joint provincial members and CHPCA associates/affiliates. Associates and affiliates are given access to exclusive content produced by the CHPCA and provincial associations including campaigns materials, questionnaires, Aviso, Monthly Updates, conference and marketplace discounts, and other relevant information and benefits. The associates/affiliates are often consulted when seeking guidance about issues pertaining to hospice palliative care on a provincial or national level. CHPCA associates and affiliates have a fundamental role in directing the activities of the Association.
CHPCA Associate status with the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is available to anyone who would like to join. Associates (Individuals) or Affiliates (Groups) are categorized into two main categories: Canadian and International.
Residents of Canada
For residents of Canada, classifications and fee structure for the CHPCA are dependent upon your province or territory of residence. Becoming an Associate or an Affiliate with the CHPCA automatically includes membership with your corresponding Provincial Association, except where noted. For further information or to become an associate or affiliate of the CHPCA, please follow the instructions below.
Benefits of Becoming a CHPCA Associate or Affiliate and a Provincial Member
Joint associate or affiliate status & provincial membership significantly enhances the overall legitimacy of the hospice palliative care movement in Canada.
Credibility in numbers
The larger the associate or affiliate status & provincial membership base the more effective Associations are in many aspects of their mandates, i.e. awareness raising, fundraising, program development and national standards.
Joint associate or affiliate status & provincial membership allows for the pooling of resources to further the overall mandate and support the development and implementation of programs/services across the country. Pooling of resources also minimizes duplication.
Joint associate or affiliate status & provincial membership helps ensure that knowledge, programs, services and expertise are portable across the country.
Joint associate or affiliate status & provincial membership provides access to information, expertise and colleagues all across the country.
Associate and affiliate status with the CHPCA is also open to persons living outside of Canada. This status can be classified as a group/program or individual. Individuals are called Associates and Group/Programs are called Affiliates.
How to Become a CHPCA Associate or Affiliate / Provincial Member
To become a CHPCA Associate or Affiliate and a Provincial Member please follow the steps below:
- Fill out the form
- Choose a location category
- Check the boxes that apply to your type of application
- Pay by credit card via PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account) or Mail this form with your cheque in Canadian dollars only to the CHPCA National Office at:
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Annex D, Saint-Vincent Hospital
60 Cambridge Street North
Ottawa, ON K1R 7A5
A receipt will be mailed promptly after receipt of payment.