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.

Services by Schedule

Next Event: Mon, Sep 28 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

Weekly | Wednesdays – The Good Companions Senior Centre – 670 Albert, Ottawa K2R 6L2 – 1:00 — 2:30 pm2020 JULY 8 SESSION CANCELED

Information: 613-233-5430 x 2200

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Next Event: Tue, Sep 29 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, Sep 30 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.

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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.

**Please note that due to centre renovations, our wait times for counselling may be longer than usual.


For everyone in the Ottawa area.

A confidential program geared to adults 55+. Counsellors 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