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Alternate Name CHRC ; CHRCS ; CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
55 Eccles St
Ottawa, ON K1R 6S3
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Intersection Booth St and Somerset St W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street * limited visitor parking at the back
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (22 April 2020) In order to respond to the COVID-19 substantial changes were made to the services offered. In-person contact is now limited and offers telephone and virtual support as an alternative. All groups, classes and events are cancelled until further notice.

The health walk-in clinics are closed. Primary health care operates by appointment at the 30 Rosemount Branch. Mental Health, harm reduction and social services walk-in operate at the 55 Eccles St location only.

This information is regularly updated on their website.

Health centre focused on family and community health * other site at 30 Rosemount Ave, Ottawa * advocacy * primary health care * outreach * life skills education * group support * counselling * practical assistance * health promotion * community development * crisis intervention Services include: * self-help groups * prenatal programs * help with accessing social assistance, food, clothing and housing in times of crisis * services for seniors * services for low-income families, children, and youth * street outreach * social services support and practical assistance in English, Cambodian, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Vietnamese * crisis drop-in * needle exchange and safer inhalation * Headstart Nursery Program * pre and post natal support * parenting support programs * playgroups * youth leadership programs * family emergency shelter support * mental health services * women's and men's counselling services * community development * Contact Ottawa: voice mail box service for those who are unable to maintain a home phone line * Income tax preparation assistance
Hours COVID-19 -- Irregular, call for details
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries North-South: Ottawa River to Carling Ave * East-West: Bronson Ave to Island Park Dr
Eligibility Anyone living or working within boundaries
Application To find which Community Health and Resource Centre serves a specific area, click here.
Languages English ; French ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Vietnamese ; Cambodian
Fees Service - Contact Ottawa ; None - Accepts patients without OHIP coverage or money to pay for health services who live within designated boundaries.
Service Categories Centres for Independent Living ; Childbirth Education ; Community Health Centres ; Community Involvement Programs ; Community Voicemail ; General Counselling Services ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Parent Support Groups ; Prejob Guidance ; Prenatal Care ; School Readiness Programs ; Street Outreach Programs ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Welfare Rights Assistance ; Youth Enrichment Programs
Waiting List Yes, length varies according to program.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-238-8210 * Health Services and on-call doctors after hours 613-238-1220
Fax 613-238-7595 * Social Services 613-688-2766 * Health Services 613-235-2982
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Email:
Primary Executive Naini Cloutier, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Miriam Gartland, Manager, Corporate Services
Other Details
Established 1972
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118881671 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Annual report * pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA) * Member of the Association of Ontario Health Centres

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