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The Royal

Site: Ottawa - 1145 Carling Ave

Service: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Family Education, Support and Information Group Meetings on Mental Illness

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Former Name Royal Ottawa Hospital (2007)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1145 Carling Ave, Rm 1425 or Rm 1424
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4
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Intersection Island Park Dr and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (April 20, 2020): This organisation programs are being affected by COVID-19, refer to their website for most up-to-date information

Social Workers and guest presenters offer education, information and support to family members and friends of people who have mental health challenges * meetings are free and open to the community regardless of affiliation with The Royal

Schizophrenia Education Series * runs for four consecutive evenings twice per year usually in April and October * the sessions deal with topics such as the Mental Health Act, the hospital system, symptoms, latest treatments, how to help the person with the illness, how to care for oneself, and also community resources

Caring for the Caregiver Family Information and Support Groups * sessions offered the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning January through June * specific roster of topics arranged, including: guest speakers * skill development * opportunities for discussion
Hours COVID-19 Family Support Groups via Zoom Tue 12 noon-1 pm, Wed 4 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Caregivers, family and friends of those with mental health challenges * groups are open to all community members
Application Visit website for more details and additional family groups * registration required where indicated:
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Caregiver Support Groups ~ Mental Health Issues ; Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mood Disorders ; Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ; General Mental Health Information/Education ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-6521 ext 7573
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Juliet Haynes, Family Engagement and Experience Coordinator, The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 7573; Fax: 613-683-4405; Email:
Alternate Contact Denise McGregor, Administrative Assistant, Quality, Patient Safety; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6681
Primary Executive Joanne Bezzubetz, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Esther Millar, Vice-President of Patient Care Services, Leadership; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6319
Other Details
Established 1961
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health * Ministry of Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119129179 RR0001
Elections The Board of Trustees is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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