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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.

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    African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) COVID-19 Wellness Webinars

    Let's be in charge of our wellness! Webinars developed for the community, by the community

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

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

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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.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

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

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    Buns in the Oven

    Join our online session for fun activities, yummy snacks, and pregnancy tips and tricks.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Expectant moms

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    Chair Fitness Exercise Class

    Improve your range of motion, coordination, strength and balance at this free weekly exercise class.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    All ages welcome

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    Chinese Pregnancy Circle

    This six-week program is for expecting parents who speak Mandarin.

    Status

    Inactive

    For Who:

    Expectant Parents

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    Chinese Seniors Physical Fitness Program

    Trainer Gary Campbell leads a weekly exercise class for Chinese seniors.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Chinese Seniors 60 years and older

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    Complex Respiratory Care Program

    The Complex Respiratory Care Program is a community based respiratory therapy outreach program.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    People with COPD

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    Counselling Connect

    We want to make sure that everyone who needs counselling can get it.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Everyone

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    Counselling for the Chinese Community

    Individuals and families, appointment-based counselling for the Chinese community.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Individuals and families from the Chinese community

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    Craving Change

    Craving Change is a four week workshop that helps people change their eating habits.

    Status

    Inactive

    For Who:

    Everyone

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    Dental Screening

    A dental hygienist from Ottawa Public Health (OPH) offering free services by appointment.

    Status

    Inactive

    For Who:

    Everyone

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    Feeding Your Baby Workshop

    Learn everything you need to know about feeding your baby from 3 to 12 months.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Parents or caregivers with children 6-12 months

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    Good Food Box

    Boxes of fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables grown close to home and delivered to the Eccles Branch, once a month.

    Status

    Inactive

    For Who:

    All ages

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    Good Food Market

    Good Food Markets are community, non-profit markets in Ottawa that sell a variety of high-quality fruits, vegetables, and dried goods at a great value.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Everyone

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    Headstart Programs

    Programs include enriched early childhood education, parenting support, and speech and language assessments.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Children aged 15 months to 5 years

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    Homeless Crisis Outreach Project

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

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Street involved persons experiencing crisis

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    Les Libellules

    A free French playgroup for parents and infants 0-6 months old.

    Status

    Inactive

    For Who:

    French-speaking parents with children up to 6 months

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    Lung Health

    Somerset West Community Health Centre offers a range of services for those with chronic lung disease.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    People with COPD

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    Mental Health and Counselling Supports

    We are offering single-session counselling sessions by phone.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Anyone age 18+

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    Multicultural Health Navigator Program

    We help refugees and immigrants navigate the Canadian health system.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Newcomers

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    Needle Exchange and Safer Inhalation (Gear, Van and Outreach)

    Needle Exchange + Safer Inhalation (NESI) offers harm reduction services for people who use drugs in a non-judgmental environment.

    Status

    Modified

    For Who:

    People who use drugs

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    Obstetrical Care

    Expecting a baby? Our physicians, physician assistant and nurse practitioners offer friendly, personal care to women with low-risk pregnancies who will deliver at the Civic Campus of The Ottawa Hospital.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    People that are pregnant

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    Ottawa Community Lung Health Program

    Providing an evidence-based approach that improves the health and quality of life of people living with COPD.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    People wtih COPD

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    Ottawa Language Access

    Are you a health care provider who wants to learn about how you can access interpretation services in Ottawa?

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Health Care Providers

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    Ottawa Newcomer Clinic

    The Ottawa Newcomer Clinic (ONC) is a medical clinic that provides temporary primary care to Government Assisted Refugees, privately sponsored refugees, and refugee claimants.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Newcomers

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    Playgroups and Parenting Support

    Interactive, age-appropriate activities including songs, crafts, stories, and games for children from birth to age 6 and their parents and/or caregivers to learn through play.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Children up to age 6 years

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    Prenatal Care

    We accept referrals from family physicians and nurse practitioners for prenatal care.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    People that are pregnant

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    Seniors' Community Kitchen

    Have fun trying new recipes and adapting old favourites to help manage diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and other health issues!

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Seniors 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.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Anyone ages 18+

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    Supervised Consumption and Treatment Service

    The Consumption and Treatment service (CTS) is a health service that provides a safe and hygienic environment where people bringing pre-obtained drugs can pop, snort or inject drugs under the supervision of medical staff.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    People who use drugs

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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?

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Anyone that identifies as African, Caribbean, or Black

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    The Walk-In Counselling Clinic

    Counselling for individuals, couples, and families in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

    Status

    Active

    For Who:

    Individuals, couples, and families

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    Toi, moi et la mère l'Oie

    A fun and interactive session for children less than one year old.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Parents and children less than 1 year old

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    Vietnamese Drop-In

    This is a social drop in for Vietnamese community members.

    Status

    Inactive

    For Who:

    Vietnamese speaking adults (18+)

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    Well Baby Drop-In

    Our lactation consultant, dietitian and early childhood educator is here to support you!

    Status

    Inactive

    For Who:

    Parents or caregivers and babies less than 12 months

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    Yet Keen Seniors' Day Centre

    Yet Keen is a day program that promotes the physical and mental wellbeing of Chinese-speaking seniors.
    Yet Keen is currently operating remotely and on online platforms due to COVID.

    Status

    Virtual

    For Who:

    Seniors over age of 60

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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