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Carlington Community Chaplaincy

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-728-9933
Primary Contact Matt Gallinger, Chaplain
Volunteer Coordinator Zahra Mitra, Program Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Harold Rode, President, Board of Directors
Address & Map
1465 Caldwell Ave, Unit 102
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8L9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Note (26 Mar 2020) The Chaplaincy is now the only organization serving takeout breakfast (from 9-11 am) and the Family Centre is serving takeout lunch (from 1 pm). Social and arts programs cancelled until further notice. This information is regularly updated on their Facebook page. 
Interfaith Ministry offering spiritual presence and pastoral care * pastoral visiting * counselling * crisis response * advocacy * monthly community dinners and brunches * support groups * creative arts program * volunteer activities * mentoring program * music and drumming lessons * food workshop where attendees make food and take it home 
Hospitality provided five days a week, with coffee, tea, and healthy foods * drop in every weekday morning except for holidays and special meetings
Hours Chaplain's Open Door Drop-In Mon-Fri 10 am-12 noon 
Creative Path Mon, Wed, Fri 11 am-2 pm 
Women's Group Thu 1 pm-3 pm 
Counselling by appointment Mon-Fri 
* Most programs are closed Jul-Aug
Meetings Community Suppers: Last Sun of the month (except Dec) 5 pm-6:30 pm, Oct-Jun 
Community Brunches: Third Sat of the month 10 am-11 am, Oct, Jun 
Food Workshops: Alternating Fridays 1 pm-3 pm * registration required
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries North-South: Carling Ave to Baseline Rd * East-West: Fisher Ave to Clyde Ave
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
No restrictions * children are welcome at drop-in hospitality with parent/adult caregiver
Application Apply directly through the Carlington Community Chaplaincy * confirm the dates and times of various events on the website * call to register for food workshops
Languages English ; French - limited ; Russian
Fees None
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Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Funding Grants - Supporting churches ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 141065516 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochures
Date Updated 18 Nov 2019
Service Categories Community Meals ; Cooking Classes ; Ecumenical Action Groups ; Faith Based Counselling ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Individual Advocacy

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