Caldwell Family Centre

Alternate Name Caldwell Family Centre Inc ; Community House, Social services agency ; Community House: Social services agency ; Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses
Legal Name Caldwell Family Centre Inc
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1100 Medford St, Units 20-22
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8L5
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Intersection Caldwell Ave and Merivale Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Unit 20 is fully accessible but not Unit 22
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Family Centre and food bank * food assistance to low-income families and individuals 
Core programming includes: adult drop-in * week day breakfast and lunch * computer with Internet access * employment programs * community kitchen * After-School Programs for youth 6-14 years old * Clothing Depot * one-on-one counseling and referral * income tax clinics (March) * Christmas Hamper program * Baby Depot * Toy Library * Individual Employment Counselling sessions * Settlement support worker available
Hours Day Program: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Food Bank: Tue-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Baby Depot & Toy Library: Wed 8:30 am-12 noon, Thu 1 pm-3 pm 
Clothing Depot: Wed 9 am - 12 noon, Thu and Fri 9 am - 2 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Carling Ave (North) to Hunt Club (South), Prince of Wales (East) to Woodroffe Ave (West)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop-in or call.

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.

Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Career Counselling ; Christmas Programs ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; English as a Second Language ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; Food Banks ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Clothing Provision ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Toys/Toy Loan ; Youth Enrichment Programs
Waiting List Yes, length varies according to program
Contact Information
Office Phone General Information 613-728-1800 * Christmas Food Assistance Information Line 613-728-1800 ext 500
Fax 613-724-6462
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Maurice Courchesne, Manager, Food Bank and Nutrition; Phone: 613-728-1800 ext 305
Primary Executive Marilyn Matheson, Executive Director; Phone: 613-728-1800 ext 330
Other Details
Established 1984
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106897747 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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