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July 22, 2014

Do you have an idea you want to turn into a business venture? Do you want to learn how to grow your start-up into a profitable venture? Do you want to be your own boss?  

July 21, 2014

Check out these great tips for getting your children ready for school! Whether it's their first day of kindergarden or their just heading back after a busy summer, it's a good idea to start getting them ready before the first day of school.  

July 7, 2014

The July 2014 edition of NESI News is now available. Click Here!

June 24, 2014

A huge THANK YOU to the Board of Directors and business members of the Wellington West BIA for their very generous contribution of $10,000 to our Rosemount Avenue Capital Fundraising Campaign. We look forward to working together with the BIA on the upcoming Taste of Wellington West happening on September 13, 2014.

June 18, 2014

Thanks to our friends at excelHR CLICK HERE for a guide of fun things to do in the City of Ottawa. Some are free and other activities have a cost.

June 9, 2014

FREE fun for the whole family. CLICK HERE for all the info.

June 9, 2014

The June 2014 edition of NESI News is now available. CLICK HERE

June 4, 2014

The Good Food Box order deadline – Friday,  June 6th by 4pm. Orders can be placed at main reception at 55 Eccles- note that we only accept cash – or online at  (select Somerset West CHC from the drop down menu).

June 4, 2014

National Day of Action rally against cuts to refugee health care on June 16  at 12 noon on Parliament Hill.  We have arranged for a bus to make it easy for staff and community members. We want to get a busload of people to the rally!

May 6, 2014

Today is a very special day for the Rosemount Avenue Capital Fundraising Campaign! Our Vietnamese Seniors Cooking group presented the fundraising team with  $737.00 in donations they have raised to go towards our capital fundraising campaign.

May 5, 2014

May 5th - 11th is Mental Health Week in Canada. For more information on supporting and maintaining your mental health please go to 

May 5, 2014

The May 2014 edition of the NESI News is now available. CLICK HERE

April 29, 2014

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing has released it's provincial index report for 2014...CLICK HERE to find out how Ontario is fairing.


April 24, 2014

SWCHC and our Yet Keen Seniors Day Program are proud receipients of funding from Bon Appetit. Many thanks for your continued support!

April 14, 2014

Carlington Community Health Centre will receive $4.8M in capital funding to expand on their current location at 900 Merivale Road.

April 14, 2014

Click HERE for the April 2014 edition of NESI News.

April 10, 2014

Congratulations to Khadijah Khan-Potter; winner of the Leading Women, Leading Girls Building Communities Award!

April 9, 2014

SWCHC staff join thousands at the Canadian Tire Centre for WE Day! The event is part of a larger initiative called We Act.

April 8, 2014

SWCHC launched their Rosemount Branch Capital Fundraising Campaign to the community on March 20th. A great crowd turned out and $14,000 was pledged alone that night. With a goal of $500,000 SWCHC is working with local businesses and community leaders to make this dream a reality.

April 2, 2014

The Canadian Medical Association launched its Choosing Wisely Canada campaign today at Somerset West CHC. "Choosing Wisely Canada is about changinf the culture that more is always better when it comes to medical tests and procedures", said Dr. Wendy Levinson, founder of Choosing Wisely Canada, and a faculty member at the University of Toronto.

April 2, 2014

Starting April 1, 2014, expectant and breastfeeding moms will have 24-hour access to Registered Nurses with training in breastfeeding and lactation support, as well as lactation experts through a telephone advisory service provided by Telehealth Ontario. For immediate help call 1-866-797-0000 or TTY 1-866-797-0007.