A non-profit, community-governed organization that provides primary health care, health promotion, illness prevention and community development services which focus on addressing and raising awareness of the broader determinants of health such as employment, education, environment, social isolation and poverty.
The interdisciplinary team includes doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, health promoters, community outreach workers, outreach social workers, outreach nurses, therapists, community health workers, dentist, dental hygienists, and dental assistants among other volunteer health professionals.
Generally clients of Quest CHC reside in St Catharines and are not registered with another primary care provider. However, there are exceptions for clients who are part of the special programming such as the LGBTQ population, USAT and MAWP clients.
Quest CHC priority populations are:
Individuals experiencing mental health, addictions and or concurrent disorders
Street involved populations (homeless, under-housed, sex trade workers)
Sexually and gender diverse populations
At risk children and youth and families
Individuals who frequent the Emergency Department for care/Opioid dependent