|Record #: OCR0413||Last Full Update: 26 May 2017|
|Office Phone||General inquiries 613-737-5115 * Medical and Social Services 613-737-4809|
|Fax||Administration 613-739-8199 * Medical and Social Services 613-739-3723|
|Primary Contact||Martha Smith, Director, Community and Social Services; Phone: 613-737-7195 ext 2408|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Jessica-Rae Linzel, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-737-7195 ext 2294; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Kelli Toner, Executive Director; Phone: 613-737-5115 ext 2407; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Address & Map||
1355 Bank St, Suite 600
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7
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|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Offers integrated health and social services
Counselling * crisis intervention * information and referral * community development * home support programs * health promotion activities * primary health care with a 24-hour on-call service * income tax clinics * smoking cessation * parenting teens program * community connections for newcomers * Anonymous HIV Testing * walk-in counselling services
Mourning After: A support group for seniors coping with personal loss. Runs in conjunction with Bereaved Families of Ontario. Registration required, call Lisa Bornn at 613-737-7195 ext 2326
Community Nutrition Program (offered by Community Nutritionists): Individual counselling * prenatal nutrition * Healthy eating workshops * Community kitchen
Millennium Learning Centre (English/French): Offers free access to computers and the Internet.
Snow Go Assist program: Provides a matching service for seniors and people with disabilities looking to hire an individual or contractor to clear snow from private driveways and walkways. Eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities may also apply to receive financial assistance to pay for a portion of their snow removal costs through this program.
|Hours||Mon 8 am-6 pm * Tue 8 am-8 pm * Wed 9 am-8 pm * Thu-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Walk-in counselling services: Tue 11:30 am-6 pm (last appointment at 4:30 pm)
Income tax clinics: March-April, by appointment only. Appointments available Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9 am-4 pm * Wed 9 am- 7pm.
Call to make an appointment as of February 1.
|Areas Served||Ottawa (City of)|
|Boundaries||North-South: Rideau River, Industrial Ave and Innes Rd to Hunt Club Rd
East-West: Highway 417 to Bank St and Sawmill Creek Cres
|Eligibility||Anyone living in the area served.
Snow Go Assist program : Seniors and persons with disabilities, must be for the purpose of ensuring mobility. * must be physically unable to clear snow from their private driveway and/or walkway due to their own disability * must lack resources (people and/or financial) to arrange for clearing of snow from their private driveway and/or walkway
|Application||To find which Community Health and Resource Centre serves a specific area, click here.
Snow Go Assist program: Participants must provide proof of active enrolment in one or more of the following programs to prove that they meet the program objectives:
* GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement)
* ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program)
* Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit
* Ontario Works plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)
* Essential Health and Social Supports plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)
* Home Help plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)
* Low income senior or person with a disability (proof may be required)
* Special Circumstances may be considered
For more information on the Snow Go program, visit this link: ottawa.ca/en/social_com/seniors/snow_go
|Languages||English ; French ; Arabic - tax clinic only ; Somali ; Spanish|
|Fees||Program - There may be a minimal cost to some programs|
|Bus Route Notes||OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Funding||City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Champlain Local Health Integration Network ; Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 133465310 RR0001|
|Elections||The Board of Directors is elected at the Annual General Meeting in September.|
|Print Material||Pamphlets * Newsletter|
|Date Updated||26 May 2017|
|Service Categories||Bereavement Support Groups ~ Older Adults ; Career Awareness ; Community Voicemail ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Counselling Services ; Home/Community Care Financing Programs ~ Older Adults ; Home/Community Care Financing Programs ~ People With Disabilities ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Nutrition Education ; Prejob Guidance ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ People With Disabilities ; Smoking/Vaping Cessation ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance|