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Are you looking to stay well? Get better? Going through a rough time and are looking for support?

Check out our free programs. Give us a call or drop by to register, to book an appointment or to find out more. CCHC may cancel or reschedule programs as needed.

We are here for you during Covid-19

Our services have been tailored to ensure your health, well-being and safety.

Counselling Services
– Existing appointments: Counselling services have been moved to telephone sessions. Your counselor will be in touch with you about this change.
– New appointments: To book a telephone counselling session please call 613-233-4443 x 2109.

Counselling Connect
We want to make sure that everyone who needs counselling can get it. Quickly. 14 counselling services, including Centretown Community Health Centre, have joined forces to give all ages same-day or next-day access to a free counselling session. Visit www.counsellingconnect.org.

LESA Addictions Treatment for Older Adults: Substance Use and Problem Gambling counselling sessions have been moved to telephone sessions.  To book an appointment or learn more about this program please call 613-233-4443 x 2109.

Harm reduction supplies: will continue to be available on Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m

Online Overcoming Anxiety and Depression group is offered on Thursdays from July 16 until August 6 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Group topics include: how to balance your life, benefits of exercising, and various techniques for changing either the way you think or behave so you can feel better, mobilize your  energy and end social isolation. If you are interested joining in or would like more information, please send an email to npopara@centretownchc.org or call 613-233-4443 ext. 3131.

Online Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a mutual-support group offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m . The group is open to people 50 and older. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction. They find and develop the power within themselves to change and lead fulfilling and balanced lives guided by science-based and sensible 4-Point Program. The training is offered in English. For more info, please send an email to Natasha at  npopara@centretownchc.org
After the Covid-19 situation, the group will be offered in-person at Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre (240 Centrum Blvd) on Mondays and at The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre (670 Albert St) on Wednesdays.

Practical assistance and social service walk-ins: Closed. For telephone support please call 613-233-4443 and ask to speak to a Community Support Worker.

Services by Schedule

Next Event: Mon, Nov 30 1:00pm - 2:30pm

For everyone in the Ottawa area.

Support for adults ages 50+ who want to change an addictive behaviour. Learn how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions and behaviour at this 4-point program. Drop in.

Weekly | Mondays – Orleans Cumberland Community Resource Centre – 240 Centrum, Ottawa K1E 3V8 – 1:00 — 2:30 pm

Information: 613-233-5430 x 2200

View Event SMART Recovery

Next Event: Tue, Dec 1 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Please take note that the Acu-Detox group is on break until the new year.  The group will resume on Tuesday January 21,  2020 at 12 noon.

For everyone in the Ottawa area.

A relaxing and safe non-verbal addictions treatment. First time participants should arrive at 12:00 pm to sign up. Space is limited.

Weekly | Tuesdays: 12:15 pm — 1:15 pm

View Event Auricular Acupuncture - Accu Detox

Next Event: Wed, Dec 2 12:00pm - 6:30pm

As a result of new protection measures put in place because of COVID-19, the walk-in counselling service offered on Wednesdays from 12-6:30pm for the LGBT2SQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit and queer) population will be offering a limited number of same-day phone appointments with a counsellor. In-person counselling sessions are not being offered at this time. To book a Wednesday same-day phone counselling appointment, please email us at lgbt2sqwednesday@centretownchc.org.

View Event LGBT2SQ+ Wednesdays Counselling Service

Services by Appointment

We offer a range of short- and medium-term counselling options for individuals and couples living in Centretown, Old Ottawa South and the Glebe. Our services are available in English, French, Arabic and Hebrew. We prioritize individuals without private insurance and those living with limited resources. Please note that wait time for services can vary.

Please call 233-4443 x 2109 to inquire about our services. An intake worker will call you to discuss your counselling needs and available resources.

Counselling appointments are available during regular business hours from Monday-Friday, and some appointments outside of these hours may be available upon request.

 

For everyone in the Ottawa area.

A confidential program geared to adults 55+. Counselors meet participants at the Centre, at one of our satellite offices or in their home.

Weekdays | Daily8:30 am — 4:45 pm

Appointment: 613-233-5430

Individual counselling with the LESA program is complemented by therapeutic support groups and a recreation therapy program.

To participate, you must register as a LESA client. Call 613-233-5430.

LESA Recreation Outings
Social events and outings to interesting places in the community, including physical activities to support active living.

LESA Substance Support Group
A mixed gender, substance support group. Develop skills and an understanding of yourself to make positive changes.

LESA Learning Series
Understand why you use substances and find out information about addictions and harm reduction.

LESA Women’s Support Group
A support group for women concerned about use or misuse of substances. Develop skills and an understanding of yourself to make positive changes.

LESA Gambling Support & Education Group
Learn how gambling & problem gambling impact our lives and develop skills to gain back control.

Learn strategies and get support to help you on your journey to quit smoking. Both group and individual support is offered. In English and French.

Monday to Friday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Call for dates and register: 613-233-4443 x 2108