In response to the current Syrian refugee crisis, Mayor Jim Watson will host a public forum to bring together residents and community groups who wish to help, and provide them with the knowledge and contacts that will make their involvement possible.
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OTTAWA - Making Votes Count Where We Live has released a new promotional video to encourage youth voting in the upcoming federal election on October 19th.
OTTAWA, September 17, 2015 – The Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centres of Ottawa (CHRC), along with its partner agencies, issued an urgent call today for Canada’s next federal government to tackle the growing problem of income inequality.
Somerset West Community Health Centre is thrilled to now offer Couples HIV Testing. This service is available to men who identify as gay or bisexual, and to any men who have sex with men.
Couples HIV Testing is a healthy way to:
During July and August, the Eccles and Rosemount Branches will be open at 9 am on Thursdays. The Eccles Walk-In Clinic will open at 10 am on Thursdays.
Somerset West (SWCHC) was thrilled to host it's first-ever Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW) event on June 24, 2015.
On June 23, an “Everyone Matters Award” was presented to several peers in SWCHC’s harm reduction program, the Needle Exchange and Safer Inhalation program (NESI). We extend our sincere thanks to them for their leadership on NESI's successful Peer Advisory Committee
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
Ottawa Public Health has issued a frostbite advisory for today that is effective until further notice.
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.
Please find the February edition of the NESI News HERE.
Looking for an alternative to the traditional budget consultation, and live in the urban core?
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