- To promote, at the federal level, the CHC vision of health and well-being.
- To assist member organizations in advocating for CHCs to be accessible to the total population in their respective province or territory.
- To provide a forum to discuss and address issues of common interest and concern to CHCs across Canada.
- To provide a process for the exchange of information among CHCs in Canada.
- To promote the definition and role of CHCs through advocacy at the federal level.