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March 12, 2014

Eat a bowl of cereal for breakfast, enjoy a granola bar for a mid-morning snack and slurp a bowl of canned tomato soup for lunch and you will have likely consumed at least eight teaspoons of sugar before your stomach grumbles for dinner. 

March 6, 2014

For information on healthy eating and good nutrition please contact our Community Dietitian at 613-238-1220 

March 6, 2014

Our income tax clinics are know FULL for more information on where else to go CLICK HERE

February 27, 2014

Please click HERE for the March issue of NESI News!

February 19, 2014

MPP Yasir Naqvi will be hosting a pre-budget consultation in Ottawa Centre, please CLICK HERE for more information.

February 11, 2014

Please click HERE for the February edition of the NESI News

February 4, 2014

Ontario drivers over the age of 80 years will no longer have to complete a written knowledge test. For more information please CLICK HERE

January 28, 2014

Ottawa Public Health’s “have THAT talk” mental health video campaign was created to give parents more information about mental health. The videos aim to give parents the knowledge and resources they need to talk about mental health with their child or teen. The program was launched on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 28, 2014.

January 28, 2014

Today is Let's Talk Day a campaign designed to raise awareness and funds for mental health initatives all across Canada. If you are a Bell subscriber check out what you can do at 


January 27, 2014
January 27, 2014

Ottawa Public Health has again issued a Frostbite Warning for today and tomorrow. 

January 21, 2014

Do you need help quitting or just want more information on your options? Call SWCHC at 613-238-8210 ext 2370 or check out SMOKE FREE ONTARIO  

January 21, 2014

The latest addition of the NESI News is available HERE

January 10, 2014

PressProgress has a good article on the ongoing dispute with the Federal Government on the funding of basic health care for Canadian refugees.

Click Here

January 8, 2014

In the past week there has been increased media attention on influenza, stimulated by reports of high numbers of cases of H1N1 in Alberta. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is seeing an increase in public demand for immunization.

January 8, 2014

Help support mental health initatives and awerness across Canada today by texting, tweeting or long distance calling through the Bell Canada network. We can all make such a difference by just picking up the phone! For more information please go to

January 8, 2014

Please CLICK HERE for the locations and details for publically-funded falls prevention exercise programs for seniors “Stand Up” classes in the Ottawa area.  


January 6, 2014

There is still space available in our WEDNESDAY Making Baby Food Workshop - see flyer or call Bonnie at 613-238-8210 ext 2352 for more details and to register.

December 19, 2013

Please note that our elevator  is NOT WORKING and will be out of service for the rest of today December 18th and ALL DAY Friday December 19th. For more information please call 613-238-1220. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause our clients and visitors.

December 16, 2013

SWCHC would like to extend a special THANK YOU to Sheila McLaine of 24 York Street's Planet Coffee for the donation of yummy fresh muffins and cookies to the Family Shelter this past Sunday.

December 6, 2013

Are you one of many Canadians that struggle to afford dental care? CLICK HERE for more information on free dental care at the Walter Baker Sports Centre on December 21st from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please note this is first come first serve.

December 4, 2013

For the latest edition of the NESI News please CLICK HERE


December 3, 2013

For a list of FREE of charge  holiday meals and events across the region please CLICK HERE

December 2, 2013

SWCHC outreach staff share the message on HIV/AIDS awareness  at a packed event last Saturday. CLICK HERE for more information.

November 29, 2013

Many thanks to the National Bank for their wonderful contribution of $5,000 to support programming for youth and young adults at Rochester Heights Community House.

This will help support our life skills training and development programming which includes a focus on promoting healthy behaviour which enables access to positive adult role models.