Facts & Stats

Today, 187 Family Health Teams (FHTs), 75 Community Health Centres (CHCs), 25 Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics (NPLCs), 10 Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHACs) and other primary health care teams provide comprehensive primary care to more than 3.5 million Ontarians in over 200 communities across the province.


Other models include:

  • Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care Teams, such as Sioux Lookout Area Primary Care Team
  • Integrated Care Centre, such as Mississauga Integrated Care Centre

AFHTO Member Organizations

Our members provide interprofessional and team-based comprehensive primary care funded by the Province of Ontario to people of all ages, health and social status in communities across Ontario. These organizations are made up of a variety of models (FHT, NPLC, etc.).


Primary care teams include professionals from a variety of health care backgrounds:

Administration Staff
Chiropodist
Chiropractor
Family Physician
Nurse Practitioner
Occupational Therapist

Pharmacist

Physician Assistant
Physiotherapist
Psychologist
Registered Dietitian
Registered Nurse

Registered Practical Nurse
Respiratory Therapist
Social Worker
and more…