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JHP Information links

Medical/Legal Partnerships

Canadian

Centre for Effective Practice - Best Practice in Primary Care

  • A federally-incorporated, not-for-profit organization. Provides a resource for providers to access clinical supports and tools.
  • See their "poverty tool" for Ontario - a clinical tool for primary care providers

Health Justice Initiative - St. Michael's Hospital Legal Services Project

Health Justice Tuesdays - St. Michael's Hospital

  • A CFPC-Accredited educational series at St. Michael's hospital about health-harming legal needs of patients in primary care - meant to assist professionals in a primary health care setting identify and address common health impacting social needs that may have legal solutions.

Health Providers Against Poverty

  • An alliance of health care providers to participate in a campaign to prescribe extra funds to low-income Ontarians.
  • Through advocacy, education, and patient care, they are working to eliminate poverty and reduce health inequities in Canada

International

Health and Justice Partnerships Community of Practice - Australia

  • A cross sector working group that brings together experts in the health, legal and community service sector with an interest in the health justice partnership model.
  • See their resources page for more links

Health Justice Australia

  • Health Justice Australia is the national centre for health justice partnerships, supporting collaborations between services to achieve better health and justice outcomes for vulnerable communities.

National Centre for Medical Legal Partnership - Washington, D.C.

  • Their mission is to improve the health and well-being of people and communities by leading health, public health and legal sectors in an integrated, upstream approach to combating health-harming social conditions
  • Medical-Legal Partnership toolkit