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March 13, 2013

Have your hearing checked for FREE at Bell Pharmacy, 737 Gladstone Ave on Monday March 25th during regular business hours.

You must register in advance, please call 613-234-1890 For more info please click here

March 11, 2013

Please be advised that the visitors parking spaces will NOT be availalbe to clients and visitors on Wednesday March 13th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM due to repairs to the buildling.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. Clients and visitors will have to use on street parking.

March 8, 2013

SWCHC celebrates all the amazing achievments of so many women in our community!

March 7, 2013

Public Engagement Strategy and Consultations - During 2013 the City of Ottawa will develop new Public Engagement guidelines and tools to assist City staff to effectively and consistently engage with residents on issues that afffect them.

March 1, 2013

The most awesome thing happened this morning at SWCHC! A very elderly lady came in for her appointment and brought with her a barrel of pennies that must weigh at least 8 to 10 pounds. See left them with the Medical Office Assistant and said she had heard about our penny drive and "wanted to help the kids"

February 27, 2013

Thanks to the Centretown News for running a nice piece today on our penny drive! We're hoping to raise as much money as possible to support our after school programs happening around our community.

February 20, 2013

Many thanks to the Centretown BUZZ for highlighting a great program at SWCHC that address the stigma of HIV/AIDS in the African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities in Ottawa.

January 25, 2013

SWCHC harm reduction clients are so much more than just a number and they all have a story to tell!

January 22, 2013

National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) has been observed for more than 30 years. It is one of the longest running and most important events in Canada’s ongoing public health education efforts,its goals are:

January 17, 2013

Ottawa West EMC shares the story on the newest updates on the plans for the new SWCHC satallite location at 30 Rosemount Ave. in Hintonburg. CLICK HERE

January 11, 2013

If your child will be age 4 or 5 by December 31, 2013, they are ready for junior kindergarten starting September 2013. All registration takes place at your local elementary school.

Ottawa Carleton District School Board registration January 28th to February 1st, 2013

Ottawa Carleton Catholic School Board registration January 21 to the 25th, 2013

January 9, 2013

It was great to see the community out in forse last night to hear the latest updates on our new satalite location at 30 Rosemount Ave. The architects provided details sketches of the building and how each floor will be used. Participants came up with great suggestions and ideas on space usage and possible new partnerships. Thanks to everyone who attended.

January 8, 2013

OPEN HOUSE Tuesday January 8, 2013 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the HIntonburg Community Centre 1064 Wellington Street West


January 8, 2013

Join our Community Dietition Bonnie Baxter for this informative workshop on how to make delicious and nutricious baby food and get information on how and when to introduce solid foods.

CLICK HERE for all the details

January 7, 2013

Please CLICK HERE for the January 2013 edition of the NESI News

December 10, 2012

Many thanks to Giant Tiger at 1085 Wellington Street for all their support in our 2012 Pyjama Long John Initiative.  CLICK HERE for more details on this Holiday Season heart warming story!

December 10, 2012

Please CLICK HERE for the December edition of the NESI NEWS!

December 4, 2012

SWCHC would like to send out a BIG THANK YOU to the following Brownie troops: the 41st Ottawa Brownies, 9th Ottawa Brownie/Sparks, 173rd Ottawa Sparks and the 124th Ottawa Brownies. Fifteen awesome Birthday Party Boxes were delivered to SWCHC for children living in emergency family shelters.

November 23, 2012

Community Health Centre's deserve continuing, even increased support from the Ontario government.- Ottawa Citizen editorial November 22, 2012

November 21, 2012

Local coverage of the Hintonburg Hub announcement in today's papers!

November 20, 2012

Today, Somerset West Community Health Centre, the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and MPP Yasir Naqvi announce that the Hintonburg Hub is set to become a reality in our community. After several years of searching for space and funding the Centre has purchased a building at 30 Rosemount Avenue in Hintonburg and has secured operational funding from the Champlain LHIN.

November 13, 2012

SWCHC thanks the over 50 community partners who came out today to help launch our strategic planning that will take place over the next year. If you would like to share your insights on how we can work together as a community to address the challenges of change, equity and diversity please email us at

November 8, 2012

Somerset West CHC offers a variety of programs and services to help you prevent and manage diabetes. For a look at what SWCHC has to offer our clients please click HERE

November 7, 2012

A quick reminder that Good Food Box orders are due by Friday, November 9th at 4pm. If you order online, you can order up to November 13th (click here to order online and be sure to select Somerset West CHC from the drop down menu).