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

December 4, 2017

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Community health centres still eye supervised injection after Sandy Hill approval

October 23, 2017

Source: CBC News 'We're in a holding pattern, basically,' says Ottawa Inner City Health By Kristy Nease, CBC News Posted: Jul 31, 2017 1:58 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017 1:58 PM ET ...

Health equity at the Community Health Centre

October 23, 2017

Souce: Centretown BUZZ October 13, 2017 by Health Equity Action Team (HEAT), Centretown Community Health Centre Monday, October 16 to Sunday, October 22 will mark the Association of Ontario Health Centres’ annual Community Health and Wellbeing Week. This year’s theme is “Health Equity at the Centre.” ...

Taking back our future with a community sustainability plan

October 23, 2017

Souce: Centretown BUZZ August 21, 2017  ...

Your Community Health Centres: What makes an inclusive community?

October 23, 2017

Source: Centretown BUZZ June 23, 2017 by Koreen Fahey Centretown Community Health Centre ...

New research suggests greater need for safe, affordable housing in West-Central Ottawa

October 23, 2017

Source: Centretown BUZZ May 13, 2017 by Lisa Montroy ...

Community health centres are the right fit for supervised injection services

October 23, 2017

Source: Centretown BUZZ February 16, 2017  by Tess Frémont-Côté In June 2016, the Board of Directors of Somerset West Community Health Centre (SWCHC) approved the possible expansion of the Centre’s harm reduction program to include supervised injection services (SIS). ...

Our Programs & Services' Booklet

April 12, 2017

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The case for a truly bilingual Ottawa

January 26, 2017

Published in Centretown Buzz on January 19, 2017 by Patrick Ladouceur and Rachael Manion Bilingualism in Ottawa? Sounds like a familiar debate. This debate has been more active than ever in recent months with several organizations, including the Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC) and Somerset West Community Health Centre (SWCHC), supporting the initiative. ...

PRESS RELEASE: Health and Housing in West-Central Ottawa: The Facts on Rooming Houses

November 29, 2016

PRESS RELEASE For IMMEDIATE RELEASE HEALTH AND HOUSING IN WEST-CENTRAL OTTAWA: THE FACTS ON ROOMING HOUSES Ottawa, November 29, 2016 – A new report by Somerset West Community Health Centre and Centretown Community Health Centre shows that rooming houses in Ottawa often fail to meet minimum standards for safety, affordability and maintenance. ...