Former Name Overbrook-Forbes Community Resource Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Hardini Centre
225 Donald St, Suite 120
Ottawa, ON K1K 1N1
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Intersection Vanier Pkwy and Donald St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Integrated social services for community within Ward 13

* Poverty Reduction: emergency food service * community gardens * collective kitchens * community meals * baby cupboard * Market Mobile
* Individual Counselling: social services * referrals * short-term counselling * crisis intervention * low-income energy assistance program * voice mail * tax clinics * free access to computers
* Skills Development: housing support * employment support * health promotion and awareness * referrals
* Children, Youth & Families: playgroups * parenting support program * violin course
* Youth Advisory Committee: Youth Leadership Program
* Community Support and Development: community development * community events * Post-Incident Protocol * Community Leadership Program * CDF activities * Youth Strategy * Incubator Space for Youth
* Community Support: * short-term counselling * crisis intervention * clothing cupboard * group support * counselling * low-income energy assistance program * referrals * crisis intervention * group support
* Carson Community House: Crisis intervention * referral * short-term counselling * low-income energy assistance program * voice mail * referrals * free access to computers * monthly Tenant Circle meetings * homework club * Focus Ado * youth group * teen chat
* Other services: Gift-in-kind
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Summer hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:00 pm 
Emergency Food Service: Wed 1 pm-7 pm, Fri 9 am-11:30 am
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Postal codes starting with K1K and, in some cases, K1G and K1M
Eligibility Residents of Overbrook, Forbes, Carson, Lindenlea, Castle Heights, Rockliffe Park, New Edinburgh and Manor Park, Desloges, Provender, and Cummings
Application To find which Community Health and Resource Centre serves a specific area, click here.
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Spanish
Fees None
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Agency Facility Space ; Community Meals ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ~ Adolescents ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Neighbourhood Improvement Groups ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Tax Preparation Assistance
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-745-0073
Fax 613-741-9292
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Executive Yacouba Traoré, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Natacha Dessande, Finance Manager; Email:
Other Details
Established 1982
Funding City / Town ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 897960498 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Member of the Association of Ontario Health Centres

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