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Neighbourhood Support

SWCHC is well known for its excellent Community Health Centre (CHC) model and its professional health services team, but it has also become a leader in offering a wide range of community-building activities and advocacy programs. Filter programs by language and service area below.

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    African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) HIV Prevention

    Outreach and capacity building around HIV prevention in African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities in Ottawa.

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    For Who:

    Active

    Anyone that identifies as African, Caribbean, Black (ACB)

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    After-School Program

    Physical activity, homework help, and health and wellness for kids in grade school!

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    For Who:

    Active

    Children ages 6-12

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    Clothing Cupboard

    Need some new kid's clothes?

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    For Who:

    Inactive

    Families

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    Homeless Crisis Outreach Project

    Homeless Crisis Outreach Workers provide outreach supports to street involved persons in crisis during COVID-19.

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    For Who:

    Active

    Street involved persons experiencing crisis

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    Income Tax Clinics

    Once a year, we engage volunteers through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) to file simple tax returns for people who meet the eligibility requirements for the program.

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    For Who:

    Active

    Clients of SWCHC

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    Peers Helping Peers

    Peers take part in meetings and training sessions that focus on connecting people, building skills and empowerment.

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    For Who:

    Active

    people who live in Rochester Heights, Mechanicsville and for members of the Yet Keen Seniors Centre.

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    Rochester Heights Community House

    The Rochester Heights Community House offers a variety of educational, recreational, and social programs for residents of the Somerset West Service Area.

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    For Who:

    Modified

    All ages

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    Shopping Group

    Weekly transportation for seniors to a local grocery store and shopping mall and back.

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    For Who:

    Inactive

    60 Years and Older

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    Social Services

    Somerset West Community Health Center's language assistance services include counseling on financial and mental health problems, application forms, social services benefits, and more.

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    For Who:

    Active

    Anyone ages 18+

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    Support Line for African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) Communities

    Are you feeling sad, anxious, confused or overwhelmed by life's struggles and dealing with COVID-19 impacts?

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    For Who:

    Active

    Anyone that identifies as African, Caribbean, or Black

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    The Place to Be Drop-In

    Join us at the Place to Be, a drop-in program for adults who want to have fun, develop friendships, and connect with counsellors!

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    For Who:

    Inactive

    Adults

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    Vietnamese Drop-In

    This is a social drop in for Vietnamese community members.

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    For Who:

    Inactive

    Vietnamese speaking adults (18+)

General Inquiries

Please call us at 613-238-8210 or email info@swchc.on.ca.

To protect your privacy, please note that we will not respond to emails about health concerns because email is not a secure means of communication.

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