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June 16, 2015

Somerset West Community Health Centre will close at 5 pm on Wednesday June 17 for our Annual General Meeting.

Both branches will also be closed all day Thursday June 25 for the Somerset West staff retreat.

June 2, 2015

The MarketMobile is mobile grocery store that brings fresh, affordable, and culturally-appropriate vegetables and fruit to Ottawa neighbourhoods that have limited access to healthy food.

May 29, 2015

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on June 17th, 2015. There will be food, beverages, awards, and more!

CLICK HERE for further details.


March 16, 2015

Spaces for the SWCHC Income Tax Clinics are FULL, we are no longer accepting any new clients. For information on other free income tax clinics in the City of Ottawa please


March 10, 2015

Membership is a great way to show your support, for not only Somerset West CHC but for the whole Community Health Centre Model of Care!

March 5, 2015

The latest edition of the NESI News is available HERE

March 5, 2015

Help us bring the largest capital fundraising campaign in SWCHC history to a successful end on March 31, 2015!  We are just 20% away from our target of $500,000 




March 4, 2015

Join the NESI crew for this free workshop and get the latest on how to deal with bed bugs, what resources are out there to help you deal, and what rights you have as a renter when you get bit.

Where? SWCHC 55 Eccles

When? 1:30pm Thursday, March 5th, 2015

March 3, 2015

We would like to recognize one of our peer workers, Richard Henry, who has recently published his book” Life in the Game of Addictions”. This is a memoir of breaking free from addictions and finding the answers to life on the road to recovery.  We wish Richard well and congratulate him on his publication.

February 27, 2015

FREE Income Tax Clinic for low income residents of our service area. This service is by appointment ONLY,  for more information CLICK HERE

February 12, 2015

Ottawa Public Health has issued a frostbite advisory for today that is effective until further notice.

February 12, 2015

The two links below are information from Ottawa Public Health on measles and the measles vaccine. If you have any questions please ask your health care provider or contact Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744.

February 6, 2015

Please find the February edition of the NESI News HERE.

February 3, 2015

Looking for an alternative to the traditional budget consultation, and live in the urban core?

January 21, 2015

Please join us for our next Good Food Market tomorrow from 4-6 PM at 280 Rochester Street on the corner of Rochester and Gladstone. Great prices on fresh fruits and veggies. If you want more information please call Emilie at 613-238-8210 ext 2250 

January 12, 2015

The Parkdale Food Centre celebrated the Grand Opening of their new location at 30 Rosemount Avenue in Hintonburg today. SWCHC is thrilled to be neighbours and looks forward to working closely with PFC in continuing to build healthy communities.

January 12, 2015

The walk-in clinic at our 30 Rosemount Avenue Branch is open daily from 1:00 - 4:00 PM and on Wednesdays until 7:00 PM. The walk-in is open to SWCHC clients and anyone living in our service area.

January 8, 2015

Learn how to make delicious and nutricious baby food for your baby! We will also be discussing when and how to introduce new foods to your child. Join Bonnie Baxter our Community Dietitian on Tuesday February 3, 2015 from 10:00-11:30 AM

Call Bonnie 613-238-1220 ext 2352

January 8, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 11, 2014      10:33 am

Elder/Vulnerable Adults Abuse consultation phone line now available

January 7, 2015

First Good Food Market of 2015

January 8, 2015 4:00 - 8:00 PM 

280 Rochester Street (Corner of Gladstone Ave and Rochester St)

CLICK HERE for more information

December 29, 2014

Click here for January's NESI News!

December 23, 2014