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CNHPS is helping every older adult and their caregivers feel connected to his or her community


The Compassionate Neighbourhood Health Partners Society (CNHPS) is a

registered charitable society, governed by the BC Societies Act and its own Constitution and by-laws.


CNHPS was incorporated as a non-profit organization on June 21, 2017, and received charitable

status in 2019.


We are comprised of a Board, three contracted part-time staff and trained volunteers. We provide a

variety of emotional and psychosocial support services for older adults and their caregivers under five


Why Was The CNHPS Formed?

As in many parts of the world, the percentage of the population that are seniors has increased dramatically in B.C. Most seniors would like to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. At the same time, their support networks are shrinking, and many seniors find themselves with few family members living nearby. Much research has been done that points to increasing loneliness and/or social isolation among our senior population which can lead to other chronic conditions or increase the severity of these chronic conditions.


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Anneke Gregory
Janice McMurray
Jannette Oostenbrink
Charmain den Hertog
Member at Large

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."

-Leo Buscaglia,

Our Vision 

Activated neighbourhoods participate in compassionate support of one another making every neighbour feel supported in his or her community.
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Our Mission

To promote physical, spiritual and psychosocial well-being of older adult neighbours living with advanced chronic conditions through neighbourhood activation and fueled by the partnership of a network of retired, non-practicing and practicing health professional volunteers.

Our Mission
Would you like to become a CNHPS Member? We welcome new members to CNHPS.

We Need Your Support Today!

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