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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.

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

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 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 27, 2014