About Us

The BC Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries was established in 1945 to promote education, leadership, effective communication, and high standards of performance as key factors in member Auxiliaries’ success. Currently, BCAHA’s 80 member auxiliaries in BC represent more than 6,500 adult volunteers and 800 youth volunteers. In 2015, member Auxiliaries devoted more than 1,250,639 volunteer hours, and donated more than $9,464,994 to purchase much needed healthcare equipment at the local level, and to enhance the care and comfort of patients and their families.

We keep our members knowledgeable with timely information and resource material through our website, a regular newsletter and face-to-face interaction at the local and provincial levels, including annual provincial and regional annual general meetings and conferences, and a conference for youth every two years.

Want more information?

Drop a line to BCAHA President – particularly if your Auxiliary is considering the benefits of BCAHA membership – to find out how BCAHA supports our member Auxiliaries across the province, or for assistance with a particular issue.

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BCAHA is proud to work under the distinguished patronage of
The Honourable Judith Guichon,
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.