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Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre - Social Services

Record #: 68971046 |  Last Full Update: 15 Aug 2022

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (August 15, 2022): The three food banks supported by PQCHC continue to run on modified schedule and program. Services are accessed by appointment only and available to those people living in the catchments assigned to each location: Pinecrest Terrace Community House 613-596-6703, Morrison Gardens Community 613-596-6229 and Foster Farms Community House 613-596-4866. The Health Clinic operates on appointments only. For more details and up-to-date information, see website.

Health centre focused on family and community health

Primary Health Care:
  • medical clinic staffed by family physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses / community clinics
  • nutrition: individual and group support provided by registered dietitians
  • clean needle exchange / safe inhalation
  • diabetes education
  • falls prevention program
  • primary care outreach for seniors
  • dental screening
  • nursing foot care
  • lung health program
Community Health:
  • community development: advocacy, education and supports to community residents to increase involvement in the community
  • multicultural outreach: assistance to newcomers to facilitate integration into existing services
  • health promotion: focusing on enabling people to increase control of their health and address determinants of health
  • community house coordination: develop and facilitate programs and outreach to five low-income housing communities, support to planning and community initiatives
  • safety and trust: support to community leaders and training to support the development of healthy communities and address issues of concern
  • youth programming: homework clubs, United Sisters program for girls 10-14, training, workshops and events for youth, Somali Youth leadership and skills development
  • pathways to education: support to high school students from low-income communities to help complete high school and move on to post-secondary education: tutoring, mentoring, financial and advocacy support
PQ Employment Services:
  • PQ Employment Services: bring the right people together with the resources they need to find success
  • Canada Ontario Job Grant program: provides financial support to individual employers who want to purchase training for their employees
Employment Programs:
  • Youth LEAD Employment Program: assists permanent resident and refugee youth between the ages of 15-29 to develop skills and experience working in Canada
  • Job Track: 15 week program that provides pre-apprenticeship training in the Child Development Practitioner trade through paid placements in child care settings
  • Future Builders: 15 week program that provides pre-apprenticeship training and work experience to youth with barriers to employment (aged 16-29 years) in residential construction trades (i.e. general carpentry)
Children and Family Services:
  • Headstart Nursery School: subsidized preschool program
  • Early ON Child and Family Centre: universal access, information and referrals, bilingual designation
  • Leaping Lizards: after-school programming
  • Toy Lending Libraries: educational and recreational toys
  • Circle of Support: parenting support for vulnerable families - home visiting
  • Pre-Post Natal Programs: focus on infant care, parent education, nutrition program for high risk pregnant women
  • School's Cool: school readiness program
Specialized Preschool Programs:
  • First Words: screening clinics and treatment for children with speech language developmental delays
  • Infant Hearing: screening of all newborns born deaf or at risk of deafness
  • Blind/Low Vision: intervention and consultation services for families with infants diagnosed as blind or low-vision
Mental Health:
  • Assertive Community Treatment Team: support and treatment to those with severe persistent illness
  • Families First: housing assistance
  • System Navigation: increase client self-efficacy and autonomy
Hours Irregular, call or visit the website for details
Eligibility Residency Requirements

  • North-South: Ottawa River to Baseline Rd

  • East-West: Sherbourne Rd/Maitland Ave to Queensway and west to Woodroffe Ave to Bayshore area

  • communities of Nepean, Rideau, Osgoode and Manotick serviced by South Nepean Community Health Centre

Languages English, French
Application Walk in services no longer available, call for an appointment To find which Community Health and Resource Centre serves a specific area, click here.
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

1365 Richmond Rd
2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON K2B 6R7

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-820-4922
Office 613-820-2001
Fax 613-820-2006
Toll Free 1-866-432-7447
Fax 613-288-3407
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