Russell Heights Community House

Description and Services
Description (Service) Non-profit community organization providing social, recreational, educational and health programs and services. 
Programs offered: Preschool * Playgroup with visiting community nurse * English and French Homework Club * March Break and Summer Day Camps * Boys Clubs * Girls Groups * Basketball programs * Youth Outreach & Drop-In * Youth Academic & Employment Support * Ice Rink available in the winter months * Food Bank * Weekly Fresh Produce Distribution * Clothing Cupboard * Computer Access * ESL Conversation Group/Classes * Monthly Women's Nights * Community Events * School Supplies
Hours Administration Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm * Programs: Mon 9 am-8:30 pm, Tue 9 am-7:30 pm, Wed 9 am-6 pm, Thu-Fri 9 am-9 pm * Sat-Sun afternoons, Sep-Jun 
Food Bank: second and fourth Wed of each month 4:30 pm-6 pm * senior citizens and people with disabilities may register for food bank from 1 pm-2 pm
Dates Closed for two weeks at the end of August and December, and all statutory holidays
Meetings Board Meeting are held monthly.
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - Riverview Park area
Eligibility Residents of the Russell Heights community and surrounding area
Application Call or drop in 
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 Basketball ; Drop In Centres ; English as a Second Language ; Food Banks ; Homework Help Programs ; Ice Skating ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Preschools ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Health Nursing ; Public Internet Access Sites ; School Supplies
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-736-9855
Fax 613-736-9859
Primary Executive Sara Dwyer, Executive Director
Alternate Name Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1799 Russell Rd, Unit E
Ottawa, ON K1G 0N1
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Intersection St Laurent Blvd and Smyth Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Not Accessible - Call ahead for assistance
Parking Free parking (limited) * street parking (Russell Rd)
Other Details
Established 1990
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; United Way ; Foundation - Community
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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