Mental Health & Addictions

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 Monday 25 November, 13:00

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 pm

Information: 613-233-5430 x 2200

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Next Event Tuesday 26 November, 14:00

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.

Tuesdays, November 5 - December 17
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: 420 Cooper Street

Register: 613-233-4443 x 3131


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Next Event Thursday 21 November, 08:30

Safe injection, inhalation and safe sexual practices supplies. Referral, health training and support. In French and English. Drop-in.

Monday to Friday
8:30 am — 4:30 pm

Closed door? Don’t worry, just ask at the front desk and a community support worker can provide supportive & confidential services in a private room.


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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 | Daily
8:30 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