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Lowertown Community Resource Centre

Site: Lowertown Good Neighbours Community House

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-3930
Fax 613-789-3443
Primary Contact Anne-Marie Vaz, Program Coordinator
Address & Map
145 Beausoleil Dr
Ottawa, ON K1N 8W3
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - First floor only
Description & Services
Description (Service) Community House 
Weekly free breakfast * computer support * food distribution * clothing distribution * drop-in knitting lessons * employment support * emergency kitchen and laundry room access 
Millennium Learning Center offers free access to computers and to the Internet. 
Intake program: Information, advocacy and referral to Centre services and external agencies * crisis counselling * short-term counselling
Hours Millennium Learning Centre Mon, Wed, Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm- 4:30 pm, Tue 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-8:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Free breakfast Mon 9:30 am-11:30 am 
Computer support Tue 7 pm-8:30 pm 
Food distribution Tue 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Wed 8 am-11:30 am 
Intake program Tue 1 pm-3:30 pm, Wed 9 am-11:30 am 
Clothing distribution Wed 2:30 pm-5 pm, Thu 9:30 am-12 noon 
Drop-in Knitting Thu 9:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - Lowertown, Lowertown East, and Bytown
Boundaries All services: St Patrick St (North) to Rideau St (South) and Vanier Pkwy (East) to Sussex Pkwy (West)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop in, e-mail or call for more information. 
To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Languages English ; French ; Portuguese ; Somali ; Spanish
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1995
Funding City / Town ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - Ottawa Community Foundation
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Calendar
Date Updated 21 Nov 2018
Service Categories Arts and Crafts Instruction ; Community Meals ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Food Banks ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Clothing Provision ; Job Information ; Laundry Facilities ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres

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