For a list of FREE of charge holiday meals and events across the region please CLICK HERE
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SWCHC outreach staff share the message on HIV/AIDS awareness at a packed event last Saturday. CLICK HERE for more information.
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.
Please join SWCHC and River Jordan Ministries for an evening of remembrance and prayer for those we've lost to HIV/AIDS and those affected and infected with HIV/AIDS. For full information and to RSVP please CLICK HERE
The fight against HIV/AIDS is NOT OVER! Please click HERE for upcoming Aids Awareness Week events in Ottawa.
SWCHC is looking for a Community Dietition to work two days per week. If you are interested CLICK HERE for more information.
Former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan and Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil, are members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy.
Please click HERE for the November edition of the NESI NEWS. If you need more information on our harm reduction services please give us a call at 613-238-8210 ext 2246 after 1:00PM
Find out what's going on at the Rochester Heights Community House this month, CLICK HERE for the newsletter. For more information o programs and services at the Roschester Heights COmmunity House call Kelly at 613-237-6529.
October 30th marks Early Childhodd Educator and Child Care Workers Appreciation Day! Somerset West CHC is honoured to have some of the very best Early Childhood Educators in our Headstart Nursery Schools and our Parenting Support Programs. Thank you for all you give on a daily basis to the children in your care.
Our next Flu Sht Clinic is Monday November 4th from 1:00-3:30 PM
Through a grant from Tony Boghossian, pharmacist and owner of Bell Pharmacy located at 737 Gladstone Ave, SWCHC will have a pharmacist on staff for a 6 month pilot project.
CLICK HERE to read a great article about this exciting pilot project in the Centretown BUZZ.
Please take care of yourself and each other...BE SAFE! Here's some tips for taking care of yourself:
* Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts
* Avoid isolated areas and take more time before getting in a car
* Tell someone where you are and/or work in pairs'
* Always have your cell phone on you and charged with minutes
Check out two great job postings in our careers section.
THANK YOU RBC Foundation for your continued support of our After-School programs in the community. SWCHC After-School programs focus on keeping kids safe and positively engaged after calsses end for the day. For more infomation on our After-School programs CLICK HERE
For information on after school programs in the area please contact Meghan 613-238-8210 ext 2508
SWCHC will have our Good Food Market available this Saturday at the Preston Street Farmers Market on the corner of Preston and Louisa from 9:00 AM to 2 PM. Get wonderful fresh fruits and veggies at a great price!
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to 2 immigrant students currently studying in Ottawa. For more information please click HERE
Please join us for a sit-down community meal with good company, good food, and good conversation to ce
We are looking for volunteers to help out on Monday Septemeber 30th for our Community Health & Wellbeing Week Event.
The Board of Directors and staff of SWCHC wish to express our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by today's tragedy in Barrhaven.
The Rochester Heights Community House needs volunteers for their After School Club. For more infomation CLICK HERE
Somerset West CHC appreciates the support provided by the Ottawa Carleton District School Board for the School Liason Worker position. This position will work out of the two City of Ottawa emergency family shelters.
'September Spike' - also known as 'Week 38' - refers to the annual increase in asthma-related emergency room visits that happen when school begins. Whether you're a parent of a child with asthma, a teacher or healthcare provider, the more you know about asthma the better prepared you will be in case of an asthma attack.