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Caldwell Family Centre

Alternate Name Caldwell Family Centre Inc ; Coalition of Day Programs ; Community House, Social services agency ; CV19 ; OCR ; Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses
Legal Name Caldwell Family Centre Inc
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1100 Medford St, Units 20-22
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8L5
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Intersection Caldwell Ave and Merivale Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Drop-in and meal programs fully accessible * food bank not accessible, volunteers available to help
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (24 Mar 2020) The food bank is still opened. Lunches are still provided but as take-out only. The Carlington Chaplaincy (approximately 1/2 a block away) is providing take-out breakfast, so the Family Centre has stopped breakfast service.

Family Centre and food bank * food assistance to low-income families and individuals

Core programming includes: adult drop-in * week day breakfast and lunch * computer with Internet access * employment programs * community kitchen * After-School Programs for youth 6-14 years old * Clothing Depot * Christmas Hamper program * Baby Depot * Toy Library * Settlement support worker available
Hours COVID-19 Food Bank Tue-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries For food bank: Carling Ave (North) to Hunt Club (South), Prince of Wales (East) to Woodroffe Ave (West) * No boundaries for meal program.
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop-in or call.

For Food Bank use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.

No restrictions on meal program, everyone welcome
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; Food Banks ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Clothing Provision ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Toy Libraries/Toy Loan Programs ; Youth Enrichment Programs
Waiting List Yes, length varies according to program
Contact Information
Office Phone General Information 613-728-1800
Fax 613-724-6462
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Maurice Courchesne, Manager, Food Bank and Nutrition; Phone: 613-728-1800 ext 305
Primary Executive Marilyn Matheson, Executive Director; Phone: 613-728-1800 ext 330
Other Details
Established 1984
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106897747 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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