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Vanier Community Services Centre - Vanier Community Service Centre

Record #: 68969370 |  Last Full Update: 20 Sep 2023

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19: physically closed until further notice. Exception: Partage Vanier Food bank services remain available, via appointment only and crisis intervention counselling is available by telephone - call 613-744-2892 ext 0. Diapers and formula available by appointment. Other services (counselling, intake, settlement services, social pediatric hub, employment, francophone legal aid clinic) available by phone, email or videoconference. (July 13, 2021)

Integrated social services for members of the community

Settlement Services for Ottawa residents (see separate record for details)

Employment Services for Ottawa residents (see separate record for details)

Family Services/Youth Programs for Ottawa-Vanier residents and surrounding areas:
  • offers services to parents, grandparents and home caregivers of children 6 years and under
  • recreational and prevention programs to youth 6-18 years old
  • variety of workshops on parental skills, playgroups, services for pregnant women and new parents, a free toy lending library and resources, home visits, school readiness programs, support groups for newcomer parents and other programs based on the families' needs
  • children and youth 18 years and under who live in Vanier or go to school in Vanier also have access to a Social Pediatrics Centre
Legal Clinic for low-income residents of eastern Ottawa (see separate record for details)

Counselling Service for Vanier residents:
  • counselling, crisis intervention and referrals, regardless of the individual's status in Canada
  • organizes support groups and activities
Community Development for Vanier residents:
  • workers assist residents, groups and organizations in organizing activities to improve the well-being of the community
  • programs for seniors are offered, as well as activities for residents such as block parties, community coffee-houses, etc
  • visit website for calendar of activities
Partage Vanier Food Bank for Vanier residents (see separate record for details)

In-House Agencies: some community agencies offer their services at the Vanier Community Service Centre:
  • Catholic Family Services
  • Catholic Immigration Centre
  • Ottawa Cancer Foundation
  • Lifestyle Enrichment for Senior Adults (LESA) offered by the Centretown Community Health Centre
  • Families First offered by the Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
  • Parent Resource Centre
  • Ottawa Children Treatment Centre
  • First Words
  • Ottawa Public Library - Vanier Branch
  • OrKidstra
  • Crossroads Children's Centre
  • Rideauwood Addictions and Family Services
Hours Administration and services: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility Vanier residents

Languages English, French
Application Counselling: drop in; to make an appointment, call 613-744-2892, ext 1033
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa, Vanier

290 Dupuis St
Ottawa, ON K1L 1A2

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-744-2892
Crisis 613-238-3311
Fax 613-749-2902
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