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Lowertown Community Resource Centre

Record #: 68971416 |  Last Full Update: 1 Feb 2024

Description and Services
Description (Service) This Centre provides
  • Information, intercession and referral services
  • Crisis intervention
  • Food bank services and other food security strategies
  • Support to complete an application for the Ontario Hydro Cost Assistance Program and the Energy Assistance Program
  • Registration for the Holiday Programs and the Back to School Program with Caring and Sharing Exchange, and Toy Mountain of the Salvation Army
  • Tax Clinic
  • Community Development Program
  • Youth Program (camp, sports, etc)
  • School Youth Program
  • After-School Program
  • Information and advocacy services for affordable housing issues
  • Volunteer Opportunities
Programs and Services :
  • Social Support Program: practical assistance, referrals, crisis counselling, advocacy, needs assessment
  • Community House: food bank, community activities
  • Community Development: tax clinic, community gardens, support for community initiatives
  • Youth Program :
  1. Club 310 (after-school program) for youth aged 6-11 and Club Transitions (recreational program) for youth aged 12-14
  2. Drop-in and various activities for local teens aged 12-17 (English)
  3. Sports leagues and gym access (Basket-ball, Futsal, Soccer, etc) - various sports available for folks aged 6-30 years old
  • Lowertown, Our Home (LOH) project: a partnership between residents and diverse community partners that actively engages community members in identifying common concerns, community solutions and preventative measures to build a healthy and safe neighbourhood
  • Action Housing: provides assistance in crisis situations and supports to individuals and families seeking safe, adequate and affordable housing.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Call for details for food bank, after-school program, and other programs hours.
Eligibility Residents of Lowertown
Languages English, French, Spanish
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Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

Lowertown Community Resource Centre, 40 Cobourg St
Ottawa, ON K1N 8Z6

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-789-3930
Fax 613-789-3443
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