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Russell Heights Community House

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1799 Russell Rd, Unit E
Ottawa, ON K1G 0N1
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Intersection St Laurent Blvd and Smyth Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Not Accessible - Call ahead for assistance
Parking Visitors must register for (free 3-hour) visitor parking * street parking on Russell Rd
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (1 Apr 2020) Food Bank open until further notice 
Non-profit community organization providing social, recreational & educational programs and services 
Core programs: Preschool * Playgroup with Community Nurse * After School Programs * Summer Day Camps * Basketball & Open Gym * Youth Outreach & Drop-In Programs * Youth Academic & Employment Support * Ice Rink available in winter months * Food Security Programs * Computer Access * Monthly Women's Nights * Community Garden * Community Events * School Supplies Program * Referrals
Hours COVID-19 Food bank every Wed of the month 1 pm-6 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - Russell Heights Community
Boundaries 1761-1803 Russell Road
Eligibility Residents of the Russell Heights community and surrounding area
Application Call ahead to register for programs or for more information 
To locate the food bank serving a region, 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.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Basketball ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; English as a Second Language ; Food Banks ; Homework Help Programs ; Ice Skating ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Preschools ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Health Nursing ; Public Internet Access Sites ; School Supplies
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-736-9855
Fax 613-736-9859
Social Media Twitter
Primary Executive Sara Dwyer, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1990
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial ; Federal ; Grants - Community Foundation of Ottawa ; Fundraising - local churches ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website, Internet Access, Fax Machine, Photocopier
Accreditation No

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