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Centretown Community Health Centre - Social Services

Record #: 68973768 |  Last Full Update: 2 Feb 2024

Description and Services
Description (Service) Integrated social services
  • counselling services
  • crisis support
  • support groups
  • social skills development
  • information and referral
Child and Family Programs
  • early years caregivers playgroup: Well Baby and Breastfeeding Drop-in
  • healthy baby weigh-in
  • lactation consultation
  • Tiny Toes Playgroup (children 1 year and under and parents)
  • Early Years Parents Playgroup (children 6 years and under and parents)
  • Early Learning and Health Drop-in (2-5 years old and parents)
  • dental screening services
  • baby cupboard emergency supplies once a month (diapers, formula and clothes)
  • home visiting for families requiring support with children
  • community outreach
  • parenting programs
  • parent/caregiver workshops
  • family events
  • toy lending library
  • Well Baby and Breastfeeding Support Drop-in (birth to 6 months of age)
  • Early Years Caregiver Playgroup (for caregivers with children 6 years and under)
  • Welcome Baby Prenatal Nutrition Drop-in
Community Initiatives
  • Ottawa Good Food Box - a food buying community-based program that provides access to low-cost fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Health education and support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit and questioning community members
  • Training/ Capacity Building for Service Providers and Educators to address homophobia and transphobia
  • LGBTQ+ newcomers monthly drop-in groups(refer to related record)
Homeless Initiative
  • support for people living on the street or in shelters
  • health care outreach and assistance to obtain a health card, ID
Contact Ottawa
  • voice mail box program for those who are not able to keep their phone line
Other programs
  • Stress Reduction Program (in English only)
  • Stop Smoking Program (8-week program)
  • Meditation and movement practices mindfulness through breathing, body awareness and meditation
  • Seniors Drop-in
  • exercise group
  • shower services
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Eligibility People who live within the service area:

  • Well-baby & Breastfeeding Support Drop-in: birth to 6 months of age

  • Tiny Toes Playgroup: for children 1 year and under and parents

  • Early Years Caregiver Playgroup: for Caregivers with children 6 years and under

  • Early Years Parents Playgroup: for children 6 years and under and parents

  • Home Visiting: young children 0-6 years of age and parents

Languages English, French
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Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

420 Cooper St
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N6

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-233-4443
Fax 613-233-2062
TTY 613-233-0651
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