Community Health Services (Saskatoon)
Association was founded in 1962 by pro-medicare doctors and citizens. The
Association sponsors the Saskatoon Community Clinic. It is one of five
similar Associations in Saskatchewan united under the Community Health
The Community Health Services (Saskatoon) Association
has approximately 5500 member households representing close to 10000 adult
members. Most members live in Saskatoon and the surrounding rural areas.
to one hundred and fifty staff are employed by the Association.
They work out of three sites located on 2nd Avenue, 1st Avenue, and
20th Street West in Saskatoon. The Clinic also provides physician and
laboratory services to the Delisle Community Health and Social Centre.
Clinic's annual operating budget is approximately $9.2 million, the
majority of which comes from Saskatchewan Health. Additional funds are
received from other government sources, fee-for-service, and member fees.
Some Clinic programs are also funded through donations received through
the Saskatoon Community Clinic Foundation.
Saskatoon Community Clinic Foundation, founded in 1968, is a registered
charity established to provide funds for health research, the provision of
new programs at the Community Clinic and support for new and innovative
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