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Sandy Hill Community Health Centre

Site: Ottawa

Service: Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Management

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
221 Nelson St
Ottawa, ON K1N 1C7
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Intersection King Edward Ave and Rideau St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Assists members of the community to address health issues and obtain the information to make appropriate choices and develop skills for a healthy lifestyle. * The Centre works with communities to raise public awareness of social issues * supports community members to build skills, capacities and networks to impact specific issues that affect their lives 
Individual nutrition counselling * physical activity * healthy cooking groups * fitness for seniors * Living Well with Chronic Disease groups * Stress Busters groups * nutrition workshops * workshops on healthy living topics * back pain core strength groups * Physical Activity Library * outdoor walking club
Hours Mon, Wed 7 am-8 pm * Tue 7 am-6 pm * Thu 7:45 am-5 pm * Fri 8:15 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa - Sandy Hill community and Old Ottawa East communities
Boundaries North-South: Rideau St to Avenue Rd * East-West: Rideau River to Rideau Canal
Eligibility Sandy Hill and Old Ottawa East community residents
Application Drop in or call to book an appointment 
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Languages English ; French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act
Fees None
Service Categories Community Health Centres ; Nutrition Education ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Older Adults ; Wellness Programs ~ Older Adults
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-1500
Fax 613-789-4086
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Nancy Knudsen, Director, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Management
Alternate Contact Julie Tessier, Team Lead - Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Management
Primary Executive David Gibson, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1975
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107953671 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Resource Center * Website
Accreditation Yes, by Community Organizational Health Inc. * Member of the Association of Ontario Health Centers

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