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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…

Centretown Movies Launches July 20, 2018

July 26, 2018

Centretown Movies is an annual outdoor film festival created by the community, for the community, to revitalize underused urban space in Ottawa’s downtown.  Every Friday and Saturday beginning July 20 to August 18, Centretown Movies shows popular, family friendly movies in our open-air, walk-in theatre in Dundonald Park at 9pm. Admission is always pay-what-you-can. Centretown…

City of Ottawa – Older Adult Plan 2019-2022 Planning

May 30, 2018

On June 13, 2018 join other seniors and participate in a community conversation for the planning of the City of Ottawa Older Adult Plan 2019-2022! Healthy snacks will be provided.  Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm at 453 Cooper Street, register at: 613-233-4443 ext. 2108.

Tenants say Centretown rooming houses have their issues

March 19, 2018

Your Community Health Centres by Ash Abraham As the City of Ottawa deliberates on how to best improve rooming houses, tenants say life inside the buildings remains grim. “I can’t sleep, because roaches run over my face at night,” commented Centretown resident Paul, who preferred not to use his full name. Rooming houses provide an…

Centretown Community Health Centre awaiting approval for major renovation project

February 6, 2018

By Joshua Weinberger After a four-year delay, the Centretown Community Health Centre on Cooper Street is inching closer to officially announcing the start of a major renovation project. “We expect to get the Ministry of Health’s approval very soon,” said Simone Thibault, executive director of the CCHC. And when approval comes through, just about everything…

Rooming Houses in West-Central Ottawa Receive Failing Grade Again in 2017

December 19, 2017

Rooming Houses in West-Central Ottawa Receive Failing Grade Again in 2017 New report card applauds city’s commitment to review licensing by-law for rooming houses, but finds rooming houses often fail to meet minimum standards for safety, affordability and maintenance Ottawa, December 4, 2017 – New data shows that 73% of Ottawa rooming house residents have between one and…