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Carlington Community Health Centre - Health and Social Services

Record #: 68967196 |  Last Full Update: 25 Aug 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (7 April 2021): Entrance to the Centre is restricted to people with confirmed appointments and to those in need of emergency support from Intake. Upon arrival, clients are required to clean their hands and put on surgical mask and are then screened by staff.

Health and social services focused on family and community health

Medical Clinic Services:
  • comprehensive health care
  • immunization programs
  • family planning
  • management of chronic and short-term health problems
  • health information and advice by telephone from registered nurses
  • 24-hour on-call service
Health Promotion:
  • special focus on seniors, youth, newcomers
  • physical activity
  • prevention and management of chronic diseases
  • stress management
  • stop smoking programs
  • food security programs
  • school success programs
Counselling Services:
  • crisis support
  • mental health support
  • youth, individual and family counselling
  • housing and jobs searching
  • stress reduction programs
  • counselling and groups for women who have experienced abuse
  • counselling and groups for youth who need support to express anger in healthy ways
Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT): - see separate record for details

Referral Services:
  • nutrition counselling by a registered dietitian (groups and individual)
  • home, hospital and palliative visits
  • high school health clinics led by a nurse practitioner
  • foot care and chiropody
  • anonymous human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing
  • lung health programs
  • seasonal influenza and other immunization clinics
Social Services
  • home support services
  • community development
  • youth programs
  • collective kitchen
  • Contact Ottawa: voice mail box service for those who are unable to maintain a home phone line, available for a nominal fee
  • Millennium Learning Centre (English/French): offers free access to computers and the Internet
  • resources for job-seekers
  • Students Will All Graduate Program (SWAG): delivers social, recreation, mentoring, and life skills for 9th and 10th grade students identified as most at risk of failing without intervention
  • Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services
  • community tax preparation clinic
Parent/Child Programs
  • EarlyON
  • drop-in playgroups
  • parent support program
  • baby cupboard
  • prenatal care
  • breastfeeding support
  • Headstart Nursery School
Hours Mon, Wed- Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8:00 pm by appointment only
Eligibility Residents living within the boundaries; some flexibility for residents outside of area served

  • ACTT: people who have long-term mental health needs
  • Walk-in clinic: registered patients only


Residency Requirements: North-South: Ottawa River to Baseline Rd; plus Fisher Heights
East-West: Island Park Dr to Woodroffe Ave
Languages English, French
Application Call or visit website for an appointment
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

900 Merivale Rd
Ottawa, ON K1Z 5Z8
Canada

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-722-4000
Office 613-722-2161
Fax 613-761-1805
Email info@carlington.ochc.org
Website https://carlingtonchc.org/contact-us/
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