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Organization: Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre - Social Services  
Phone Numbers: Administration 613-820-4922 * Medical Clinic 613-820-2001
Toll-Free: Infant Hearing Program 1-866-432-7447
Fax: Administration 613-288-3407 * Medical Clinic 613-820-2006
Email: info@pqchc.com
Website: www.pqchc.com
Address:
1365 Richmond Rd, 2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON
K2B 6R7
Intersection: Richmond Rd and Carling Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration Mon-Wed 8:30 am-8:30 pm * Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Clinic Mon-Wed 8:30 am-8:30 pm * Thu 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Christopher McIntosh - Chief Executive Officer
613-820-4922 ext 3375 * c.mcintosh@pqchc.com
Service Description: Health centre focused on family and community health

Primary Health Care:
  • Medical clinic staffed by family physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses / community clinics
  • Nutrition: individual and group support provided by registered dietitians
  • Clean Needle Exchange / Safe Inhalation
  • Diabetes Education
  • Falls Prevention program
  • Primary Care Outreach for Seniors
  • Dental Screening
  • Nursing foot care
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Lunghealth Program

    Community Health:
  • Community Development: advocacy, education and supports to community residents to increase involvement in the community
  • Multicultural Outreach: assistance to newcomers to facilitate integration into existing services
  • Health Promotion: focusing on enabling people to increase control of their health and address determinants of health
  • Community House Coordination: develop and facilitate programs and outreach to five low-income housing communities, support to planning and community initiatives
  • Safety and Trust: support to community leaders and training to support the development of healthy communities and address issues of concern
  • Youth Programming: homework clubs, United Sisters program for girls 10-14, training, workshops and events for youth, Somali Youth leadership and skills development
  • Pathways to Education: support to high school students from low-income communities to help complete high school and move on to post-secondary education: tutoring, mentoring, financial and advocacy support

    PQ Employment Services:
  • PQ Employment Services: bring the right people together with the resources they need to find sucess * for job seekers, employers and government programs.
  • Youth Job Link: designed to help youth (ages 15-29), including students, to plan their careers and transition into the labour market
  • Youth Placements: Employment Services provides an entry point for youth to long-term employment through paid placement opportunities
  • Canada Ontario Job Grant program: provides financial support to individual employers who want to purchase training for their employees

Employment Programs:
  • Youth LEAD Employment Program: assists permanent resident and refugee youth between the ages of 15-29 to develop skills and experience working in Canada
  • Job1: provide students in Ottawa's west end aged 15 to 19 with a volunteer experience in the retail industry
  • Launch!: entrepreneurship program for under-served youth age 18-29 years
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Networking Group of Ottawa (YENGO): improve entrepreneurship opportunities for aspiring youth entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs in Ottawa
  • Future Builders: 15 week program that provides pre-apprenticeship training and work experience to youth with barriers to employment (aged 16-29 years) in residential construction trades (i.e. general carpentry)
  • Millennium Learning Centre: access to computers aimed at job seekers, workshops on specific software (currently closed)

Children and Family Services:
  • Headstart Nursery School: subsidized preschool program
  • Early Years Centre: universal access, information and referrals for parents and caregivers with children 0 to 6, bilingual designation
  • Leaping Lizards: after-school programming for children 4 to 6
  • Toy Lending Libraries: educational and recreational toys
  • Circle of Support: parenting support for Somali and Arabic families
  • Pre-Post Natal Programs: focus on infant care, parent education, nutrition program for high risk pregnant women
  • School's Cool: school readiness program for 3 and 4 year olds

Specialized Preschool Programs:
  • First Words: screening clinics and treatment for children with speech language developmental delays
  • Infant Hearing: screening of all newborns born deaf or at risk of deafness
  • Blind/Low Vision: intervention and consultation services for families with infants diagnosed as blind or low-vision

    Mental Health:
  • Assertive Community Treatment Team: support and treatment to those with severe persistent illness
  • Multicultural Case Management: information, support and referrals for new Canadians with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Families First: housing assistance
  • System Navigation: increase client self-efficacy and autonomy

Fees: None
Application: Walk in services no longer available * call for an appointment

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Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Language Note: only in designated programs
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Child and Youth Community Health Care Programs
Child Care - Early Childhood Education Centres
Community Mental Health Programs
Counselling - Personal, Family and Couple
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Ontario Early Years Centres
Parenting Groups
Prenatal Classes and Programs
Speech and Language

This information was last completely updated on October 13, 2016

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