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Somerset West Community Health Centre

Site: Ottawa - Bronson Ave

Service: Yet Keen Seniors' Day Centre

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
The Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave
Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5
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Intersection Bronson Ave and Laurier Ave W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking * parking meters * pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (May 27, 2020): Yet Keen Seniors’ Day Centre will pause its regular in-person programming until further notice * to continue to serve the Yet Keen community, the staff team will be reaching out to members by phone to identify individual needs and provide information, support and referral remotely * are encourage members to call the Centre at (613) 232-6695 during office hours for any questions or concerns

Community and recreation day centre. Outreach to members who are isolated and/or are living with physical disabilities * annual outdoor activities and celebrations * workshops on mental/physical health and social services

Activities: Senior exercise * tai chi * qi gong * luk tung kuen * heung kung * table tennis * badminton * pool table * line dancing * ballroom dancing * lunch programs

Interest Groups: chinese painting and calligraphy * marjong * sing along * chinese chess * cards * board games * classic movies * chinese literature * recitation

Study Groups: Mandarin * English * computer * nutrition
Hours COVID-19 Tue-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
Open to Chinese-speaking adults 60 years and older
Application Call or drop-in
Languages English ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Fees Membership - $40 per year ; Service - $4.50 hot Chinese lunch * $4 haircut (2018)
Service Categories English as a Second Language ~ Older Adults ~ Chinese Community ; Language Instruction ~ Chinese Community ; Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults ~ Chinese Community ; Physical Fitness ~ Older Adults ; Senior Centres ~ Chinese Community ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Chinese Community
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-232-6695
Fax 613-232-6652
Primary Executive Anna Yip, Program Coordinator
Alternate Executive Joe Woo, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Other Details
Established 1985
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 888331071 RR0001 ; United Way ; Membership fees
Resources Films, videos, magazines, books
Accreditation Yes

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