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Somerset West Community Health Centre

Site: Ottawa - Argyle Ave

Service: Ottawa Newcomer Clinic

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; Ottawa Newcomer Health Centre ; Refugees
Former Name Reception House Clinic ; The Wellness Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
219 Argyle Ave, Level B
Ottawa, ON K2P 2H4
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Intersection Bank St and Argyle Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters * pay parking lot nearby
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (4 June 2020): Services are provided over the phone by appointment only.

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Newcomer clinic * temporary primary health care for newly arrived refugees * initiates the medical screening process * attends to clients' urgent medical needs * short-term follow-up * assists with connecting clients to primary healthcare providers within their community Programs include: latent tuberculosis clinic * well-women clinics * immunization and flu clinics * smoking cessation programs * mental health counselling
Hours COVID-19 -- Mon-Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Lanark County - North ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Boundaries Champlain region
Eligibility Primarily serves Government Assisted Refugees * accepts privately sponsored refugees, refugee claimants and other categories of refugees * some restrictions due to capacity - call to confirm
Application Call to make an appointment * do not drop in * call or visit for more information
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - face-to-face and over-the-phone
Fees None
Service Categories Immunizations ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Tuberculosis Screening ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Walk In Medical Clinics ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Women's Health Centres ~ Immigrants/Refugees
Waiting List Variable- call to confirm
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-691-0192 ext 6002
Fax 613-288-0909
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Siffan Rahman, Manager; Phone: 613-691-0192 ext 6001
Primary Executive Naini Cloutier, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Suzanne Obiorah RD, MBA, Director, Primary Care and Regional Programs
Other Details
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118881671 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * Programs and Services Guide * Annual Report
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Community Organizational Health Inc and Member of the Association of Ontario Health Centres.

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