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CCHC Statement on anti-Black racism

June 4, 2020

To our community, These last days have been an overwhelming and emotional time for our community. As we watch protests taking place all over the world to denounce US police violence and brutality towards Black communities, we should acknowledge that across Canada, the same painful problems are occurring. We are deeply concerned about the ongoing…

We are here for you during COVID-19.

March 19, 2020

We are here for you. And, there are many service changes. Centretown Community Health Centre wants to help you stay safe. As Ottawa Public Health has suggested, we are limiting in-person contact. We are open to offer some essential services and have cancelled group programs. Detailed information is below. We know that people are anxious…

Canadian government and former federal employees reach settlement in ‘gay purge’

December 19, 2019

Settlement comes after ex-federal government employees launched class-action lawsuit in late 2016. The Canadian government and members of the military and other federal agencies affected by the so-called gay purge have reached a proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit launched in late 2016. https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-gay-purge-settlement-1.4630114

Kids Come First Ontario Health Team!

October 8, 2019

The Ontario Ministry of Health is introducing Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) to organize and deliver care that is more connected to people in their local communities. Infants, children, and youth are not adults — their health-care needs are totally different. They are still developing, they live with different illnesses, experience mental health and addictions differently.…

Behaviour Change is Key to Success in Diabetes Self-Management

October 8, 2019

To live a healthy life with diabetes involves healthy behaviours. A key goal of diabetes self-management education is to educate, coach and support people to change behaviour. But how do we know that these programs make a difference?  The Community Diabetes Education Program of Ottawa, hosted by Centretown Community Health Centre, participated in a research…

Centretown Movies

July 17, 2019

Centretown Movies is celebrating it’s 19th year of sharing the fun of film with the Centretown community. The festival runs every Friday and Saturday night from July 19 to August 17, with movies beginning at 9PM and pre-show entertainment beginning at 8:15PM. The festival was created by the community for the community in order to revitalize…

Celebrating accreditation success

June 5, 2019

We are pleased to share that Centretown Community Health Centre has again achieved accreditation through the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). Being CCA Accredited helps us to better serve our community by ensuring that we continue to meet high standards for quality care. During its October 2018 review, CCHC met all mandatory standards and 98% of the…

We Want to Hear From You!

May 10, 2019

Are your children Francophone and between the ages of 14 and 24? Are you concerned about your child’s drug and alcohol use?  Are you between the ages of 25 and 30 and a recovering alcoholic or drug user and wish to share with us your experience and what helped you in your recovery?    The Champlain LHIN…