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 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) 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, 2019 * specific roster of topics arranged, including: guest speakers * skill development * opportunities for discussion
Hours Contacts Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * groups offered during evenings
Dates Year-round, except summer
Meetings A specific schedule is available online
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 Call or visit website for more information * registration not required
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Caregiver/Care Receiver 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 ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-6521 ext 7573
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Primary Contact Juliet Haynes MSW, RSW, Regional Family Support Program Coordinator, The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 7573; Fax: 613-683-4405; Email:
Alternate Contact Debbie Mullins MSW, RSW, Social Worker; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 7221; Email:
Primary Executive Joanne Bezzubetz, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Nicole Loretto, Vice President, Communications
Other Details
Established 1961
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and 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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