Somerset West Community Health Centre

[  Suggest an Update |  Français |  Print Version (New Window) ]
Record #: OCR0404 Last Modified: 31 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2013
Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website
Office Phone613-238-8210 * Health Services and on-call doctors after hours 613-238-1220
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine
Fax613-238-7595 * Social Services 613-688-2766 * Health Services 613-235-2982
E-mailinfo@swchc.on.ca
Websitewww.swchc.on.ca
Located In CommunityOttawa
Address55 Eccles St
Ottawa, ON K1R 6S3
 
Google Map
IntersectionBooth St and Somerset St W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Bus Route NotesOC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
ParkingFree occasional parking on the street * Limited visitor parking at the back
Description and Services
DescriptionHealth centre focused on family and community health 
 
* advocacy 
* outreach 
* life skills education 
* group support 
* counselling 
* practical assistance 
* health promotion 
* community development 
* crisis intervention 
 
Services include: 
* services from Children's Aid Society workers 
* self-help groups 
* prenatal programs 
* community action and job readiness projects 
* counselling for abused women 
* help with accessing social assistance, food, clothing and housing in times of crisis 
* services for seniors 
* services for low-income families, children, and youth 
* anonymous human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing 
* street outreach 
* practical assistance 
* crisis drop-in 
* Headstart Nursery Program 
* pre and post natal support 
* parenting support programs 
* playgroups 
* youth leadership programs 
* family emergency shelter support 
* South East Asian Counselling 
* mental health services 
* women's and men's counselling services * community development 
 
Contact Ottawa: voice mail box service for those who are unable to maintain a home phone line
HoursAdministration 
Mon-Wed 9 am-5 pm * Thu 1 pm-5 pm * Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm, September-June 
Mon-Wed 9 am-4:30 pm * Thu 10 am-4:30 pm * Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, July-August 
 
Health Services 
Mon 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm * Tue-Wed 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-8 pm * Thu 1 pm-8 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm, September-June 
Mon 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Tue-Wed 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-7:30 pm * Thu 10 am-12 noon, 1 pm-7:30 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm, July-August 
 
Walk-in clinic 
Mon 10 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Wed 10 am-7:30 pm * Thu 1 pm-7:30 pm * Fri 10 am-4 pm, September-June 
Mon 10 am-4 pm * Tue-Thu 10 am-7 pm * Fri 10 am-4 pm, July-August
DatesYear-round
Areas ServedOttawa (City of)
BoundariesNorth-South: Ottawa River to Carling Ave * East-West: Bronson Ave to Island Park Dr
EligibilityAnyone living or working within boundaries
ApplicationTo find the centre serving your area, visit this link: www.coalitionottawa.ca/en/find-your-chrc.aspx
Languages of ServiceEnglish ; French ; Cantonese ; Khmer ; Mandarin ; Vietnamese
FeesService - Contact Ottawa: three months for $20 ; None - Accepts patients without OHIP coverage or money to pay for health services who live within designated boundaries.
Waiting ListYes, length varies according to program.
Contact Information
Primary ContactRosemary Jones, Manager; Email: rjones@swchc.on.ca
Primary ExecutiveJack McCarthy, Executive Director; Email: jack@swchc.on.ca
Subjects
SubjectsAbuse ; Addictions ; Adults ; Anger management ; Cambodian community ; Charitable status ; Children ; Chinese community ; Community health centres ; Computers ; Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Cultural communities ; Family therapy ; Family violence ; Food action projects ; Free services ; Group therapy ; Homeless people ; Homeless youth ; Immigrants ; Infants ; Low income people ; Marriage counselling ; Mental health services ; Nonprofit organizations ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Refugees ; Self help groups ; Seniors ; Single fathers ; Support groups ; Telephones ; Toddlers ; Vietnamese community ; Women ; Young adults ; Youth
Broader TermsAdults ; Age groups ; Asian community ; Children ; Counselling ; Criminal offences ; Cultural communities ; Disorders ; East Asian community ; Electronic equipment ; Equipment ; Family support ; Groups ; Health ; Health clinics ; Health service facilities ; Homeless people ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Organizations ; Parenting support ; Parents ; Psychotherapy ; Reduced cost services ; Single parents ; Social action ; Southeast Asian community ; Youth
Service Categories - Blue BookMulti-Service Departments and Organizations