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Centretown Community Health Centre announces new Executive Director

July 26, 2021

Press release For immediate release Centretown Community Health Centre announces new Executive Director July 26, 2021 (Ottawa)—Centretown Community Health Centre is pleased to announce that Michelle Hurtubise will become our new executive director on September 7. Michelle follows our previous executive director, Simone Thibault, who retired a few weeks ago. We are grateful to Simone…

CCHC in the media during the pandemic (2020-2021)

June 3, 2021

2020 May 14Ottawa Citizen: Pandemic prompts Ottawa mental health agencies to launch ‘one-stop’ website for counselling. Tamara Chipperfield from Centretown CHC interviewed. August 10Capital Current: Opioid overdose crisis outstrips COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, frontline workers say. Tamara Chipperfield from Centretown CHC interviewed. August 27Community Development Framework website: CCHC Francophone Newcomers group November 5CTV Ottawa: COVID-19 testing…

Ottawa Indigenous Community Members’ Experiences of COVID-19 survey

June 1, 2021

In partnership with Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, the Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition (OAC) developped a community-based research project called “Ottawa Indigenous Community Members’ Experiences of COVID-19.”  The research is looking at the experiences of the Ottawa urban Indigenous community members (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) since…

All you need to know about Covid-19 Vaccine

March 16, 2021

Please note that COVID-19 vaccines are not being given at Centretown Community Health Centre right now.  You will find the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccination on Ottawa Public Health’s website.  Bookings are now available for eligible Ottawa residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. You can check if you are eligible to receive your vaccine…

CCHC celebrates Community Health and Wellbeing Week

October 1, 2020

Community Health and Wellbeing Week (CHWW) is an annual communications campaign coordinated by the Alliance for Healthier Communities. Every year during CHWW, members of the Alliance mount a wide range of communication activities and special events to bring attention to the issues that are important to them. The Week also provides an opportunity to highlight…

Trans health: services overview

September 17, 2020

The Trans Health Program offers hormone starts, surgery referral support, and counselling to trans and non-binary people ages 17 and up from Ottawa and surrounding areas. We have a gender-affirming and informed consent approach, which meets the standards outlined in the Sherbourne Health Guideline for Gender-Affirming Primary Care. You can access our services directly by…

Trans health: capacity building

September 17, 2020

The Trans Health Program is committed to reducing barriers to hormone therapy and surgical referrals for the trans and non-binary population. We hope that one day soon, the vast majority of trans and non-binary people will be able to access these services directly from their primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner). The Trans…

Trans health: Hormone Therapy Starts and Surgery Referral Support

September 17, 2020

The Trans Health Program offers hormone therapy starts and surgery referral support to trans and non-binary people, ages 17 and up from Ottawa and surrounding areas. We tailor our services to the needs and transition goals of our clients. For example, some of our clients seek maximum feminization/ masculinization, while others seek a more androgynous…

Trans health: Frequently Asked Questions

September 17, 2020

Your Rights At Centretown Community Health Centre, you have the right to: Respectful care. Privacy and confidentiality. Refuse to answer questions, and to know why those questions are being asked. Have a support person with you in all your appointments. Consent (or not) to learners being present during your appointments. Refuse treatments and services you…