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About Us

We are committed to ensuring equitable and integrated access to excellent healthcare for all birthing people, women, families, children, and youth across the region.

With the community’s voice at the forefront, the Women and Children’s Health Network is a group of like-minded community members, care providers, and health care leaders, working to provide leadership, support and coordination in the planning and delivery of healthcare services for birthing families, women, children, and youth. This includes populations in Central Region North, including Simcoe County, Muskoka, Parry Sound, and adjoining communities. To learn more about our Network's history, click here to view our timeline of key achievements.

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Our Vision

Developing purposeful community connections for birthing families, women, children, and youth's health.

The Network supports a collaborative and coordinated model, translating Network goals and objectives into specific actions with the aim to improve the care and services for these groups in Central Region North.

Our Mission

To facilitate meaningful and innovative health care for birthing families, women, children, and youth through inclusive collaboration for a healthier tomorrow.

We will continually think outside the box to explore new ways to address healthcare gaps. We are forward thinking and inclusive of the needs of those we serve, which include community members, care providers, and healthcare leaders.

Our Core Values

The Network's strength comes from the community, our relationships, and our values.

Our core values are the Network's fundamental principles and beliefs that guide our decisions, and actions. These values serve as the foundation for our culture and shape the way we interact with partners and the community.


We courageously challenge the status quo; we explore system gaps and work to implement solutions; passion drives our progress.


We support each individual and the family unit with an inclusive lens; we co-create with the community to ensure that our actions align with the areas of greatest need; we value our collective voice.


We continuously inquire; we are committed to patient and family experiences being the driver for change; we listen to understand.


We are motivated to progress forward together; we work as one reliable Network.

Documents & Reports

Providing our stakeholders and community access to quality and accountability information.

The Network understands the importance of clear communication, transparency and accountability to our stakeholders and community members. Below you will find the Network's strategic plan and additional documents and reports. We aim to foster trust, showcase our achievements, and demonstrate our commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery.

Please click on the title of the document below to view it.

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