Neighbourhood Health and Wellness Hubs

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Last revised: November 8, 2022

Neighborhood Health and Wellness Hubs are easily accessible places offering free drop-in services to all residents across the city of Ottawa. These hubs provide the opportunity to speak in person with Ottawa Public Health and City of Ottawa staff about vaccination, mental health and wellbeing, parenting, dental health, and financial assistance. Please check individual services below for more details.  

Services available in Neighbourhood Health and Wellness Hubs

  • COVID-19 vaccine
    • COVID-19 vaccines are available at all hub locations for anyone six months of age and older. 
    • Please note that as per the Ministry of Health, children under five years of age are recommended to wait 14 days before and after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine to receive another vaccine. 
    • Please visit COVID-19 Vaccination for more details on eligibility
  • Routine and school-based vaccines for children and youth 
    • School-based vaccines: Some hubs are currently offering vaccines that are normally given in grade 7 and 8, referred to as “school-based vaccines.” They are available on a drop-in basis and include Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Hepatitis B and Meningococcal conjugate vaccines. Please visit COVID-19 Vaccination and Parenting in Ottawa website for more details on eligibility.  
    • Routine vaccines: Starting November 8, 2022, some hubs will start offering routine vaccines that are required for attending schools and daycares, in addition to the school-based vaccines. They will be available to children and youth aged two months to 17 years of age who live in the neighbourhood where the clinic is located and who do not have a primary care provider (such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner). This includes children and youth in the neighbourhood without an Ontario Health Card (OHIP). For the list of publicly funded vaccines visit the Government of Ontario website. 
    • Please note that as per the Ministry of Health, children under five years of age are recommended to wait 14 days before and after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine to receive another vaccine. 
    • All routine and school-based vaccines are available on a drop-in basis. If wait times are long, families may be offered appointments for a later time or date.  
    • Please bring any previous vaccination records to the clinic, and a piece of identification for the person(s) receiving the vaccine(s) or their Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) card if available. An OHIP card is not required if you do not have one. 
    • Visit the Parenting in Ottawa website for more details on vaccines for children and youth. 
  • Mental Health, Substance Use Health & Addiction
  • Employment and Social Services 
    • Provide access to social assistance programs including financial assistance, housing, employment services, and referrals
  • Dental Health
    • Registered dental hygienists provide free dental screenings, support in accessing dental care and dental health promotion. They also provide support in enrolling into the Healthy Smiles Ontario (children) and Ontario Seniors Dental Care (older adults) Programs. All ages are welcome! Please check Dental Health website for more info.
  • Parenting
    • Speak with a public health nurse about all areas of parenting, including but not limited to infant feeding, safe sleep, growth and development, home safety, transition to parenting, perinatal mental health. Please visit Parenting in Ottawa website for more information on drop-ins. 

Flu vaccines are available for children aged six months to five years of age and their household members as well as newcomers and individuals without OHIP who are unable to access a flu vaccine through a primary care provider or pharmacy.

Location and hours of the Neighbourhood Health and Wellness Hubs
Hub locationServices available and hours of operation

Greenboro

Greenboro Library

363 Lorry Greenberg Drive

Immunization – COVID-19 school-based and flu vaccines
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)
  • Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

Dental screening:

Fridays 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm) on the following dates: 

  • December 9

Bayshore 

Bayshore Field House

175 Woodridge Crescent

Immunization – COVID-19 school-based and flu vaccines
  • Tuesday to Thursday from 11 am to 5 pm (Closed 1:30 to 2:30 pm)
  • Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30)
Parenting in Ottawa drop-ins
  • Fridays 10 am to noon from September 2 to December 30, 2022

Dental screening
  • 11 am to 5 pm on November 22
  • Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm
AMA Community Centre

1216 Hunt Club Road

Note: Use side entrance

Immunization – COVID-19, flu vaccines and routine vaccines for children

  • Tuesdays to Thursdays from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)

Parenting in Ottawa drop-ins

  • Wednesdays from 1 to 3 pm
  • September 7 to December 28, 2022

Dental screening

  • from 1 to 5 pm on the following dates:
    • Tuesday, December 6

St-Laurent – Overbrook

Rideau High School

815 St. Laurent Boulevard

Immunization – COVID-19 school-based and flu vaccines

  • Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)
  • Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

Dental screening

  • Fridays 10 am to 4 pm on November 25 (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

Mental Health, Addictions and Substance Use Health

  • Biweekly: Wednesday 1 to 4 pm on the following dates
    • December 14

Employment and Social Services

  • From September 7 to December 23
    • Wednesdays: 1 to 4 pm
    • Fridays: 9 am to noon

Caldwell

Bellevue Community Centre

1475 Caldwell Avenue

 

Closed December 16, 2022

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines
  • Thursday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)
  • Friday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

Dental screening

  • Triweekly: Fridays 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm) on the following dates:
    • December 16

Mental Health, Addictions and Substance Use Health

  • Biweekly : Thursdays (December 15) noon to 3 pm

Employment and Social Services through PQCHC

  • Biweekly : Thursdays (December 15) noon to 3 pm

Heatherington

Albion-Heatherington Recreation Centre

1560 Heatherington Road

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines

  • Tuesday to Thursday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)

Dental screening

  • 1 to 5 pm on December 21

Mental Health, Addictions and Substance Use Health

  • 1 to 4 pm on the following dates: 
    • December 14
Ledbury Pavillion

1250 Ledbury Avenue

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines
  • Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

Hunt Club – Riverside Park

Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre

3320 Paul Anka Drive

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm) 

ACB Wellness Centre

African, Caribbean and Black Wellness Resource Centre

610 Donald Street 

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines
  • Wednesday from 1 to 4 pm
  • Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm

Mental Health, Addictions and Substance Use Health

  • Biweekly: Wednesday noon to 3 pm
    • December 14

Vanier South 

Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa (CMHAO)

311 McArthur Avenue

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines

  • Tuesday and Wednesday 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)
  • Friday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

Parkwood Hills

Emerald Plaza Library

1547 Merivale Road

Immunization – COVID-19, flu vaccines and routine vaccines for children

  • Tuesday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)
  • Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)
  • Friday from 1 to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

Elmvale Acres

St Aidan’s Anglican Church

934 Hamlet Road

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines

  • Thursday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)
  • Friday from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm) 

Lowertown

Jules Morin Field House

400 Clarence Street East

(Beside the outdoor rink, in the park)

Immunization – COVID-19, flu vaccines and routine vaccines for children

  • Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 7 pm (Closed 3:30 to 4:30 pm)

Centretown

In collaboration with the Community and Social Services Department’s (CSSD) Community Service Hub

370 Catherine St

Immunization – COVID-19 and flu vaccines
  • Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm (Closed 12:30 to 1:30 pm)

City and community social supports through CSSD:

  • Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) 

1365 Richmond Rd

Mental Health, Addictions and Substance Use Health:
  • Starting Sep 28, biweekly Wednesdays 1 to 4 pm on the following dates:
    • December 14 and 28

Employment and Social Services through PQCHC:

  • Starting Sep 28, biweekly Wednesdays 1 to 4 pm on the following dates:
    • December 14 and 28

 

 

 

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