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Health

Ottawa Public Health / Santé publique Ottawa
Ottawa Public Health offers free dental screenings and fluoride varnish applications are available at Neighborhood Health and Wellness Hubs. All ages are welcome. View calendar for dates and locations
• Posted: July 11, 2024

Jobs & volunteering

CAPSA
CAPSA, a national leader on the topic of Substance Use Health, is seeking a full-time Bilingual Training and Education Specialist and part-time Project Assistant/Research Assistant to join our dynamic team and support our mission.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Director of Community and Social Services and a Director of the Consumption and Treatment Site.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime / Centre canadien de ressources pour les victimes de crimes
The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime is looking for an Executive Director.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is looking for a FT Kitchen Supervisor for a three month contract (with possibility of extension). The closing date to submit your resume and cover letter is July 14th, 2024.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Ontario Native Women’s Association
The Ontario Native Women’s Association is looking for a Full-Time Indigenous Registration Administrator
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime has just shared a survey to help develop their new Strategic Plan.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is a not-for-profit agency seeking a FT/permanent Senior Bookkeeper who will provide assistance and support to the Director of Finance & Administration, Executive Director and to programs and services in matters related to finance and administration as required. Please send resume & cover letter to Nicholas Galambos by end of day July 5, 2024.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Carlington Community Health Centre
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for an Early Childhood/Childcare Worker.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Centretown Community Health Centre
The Centretown Community Health Centre is looking for a Diabetes Educator (Nurse or Dietitian).
• Posted: June 25, 2024
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre
The South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre (SEOCHC) is looking for a Bilingual Community Health Worker – Primary Care Outreach (Seniors), a Primary Care Outreach (Seniors) and a Bilingual Medical Secretary.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
On June 26th, the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa will host a Job Fair.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is hiring a Community Outreach & Program Support Worker. This is three month contract with the possibility of extension. Closing date is June 28th, 2024.
• Posted: June 24, 2024

News & events

Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization has just shared its Partners in Care E-Bulletin Summer 2024 Edition
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Canadian Organic Growers-Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter
The Canadian Organic Growers-Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter has shared its July 2024 Newsletter.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization have shared their July 2024 Helpline Bulletin.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared its July 4th 2024 Communiqué.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice has new information on what to do if the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) says COVID-19 benefits must be paid back. It includes information on how to get the CRA’s decision reviewed and options for those who cannot pay it back.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Ottawa Restorative Justice Network
The Ottawa Restorative Justice Network has shared its June 2024 ORJN Newsletter.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness has just shared a new report, LOCKED UP. LOCKED OUT: The Revolving Door of Homelessness and Ontario's Justice System
• Posted: July 11, 2024
CLEO Connect
CLEO Connect has put out its latest July 2024 Newsletter on Understanding special immigration measures, eligibility criteria, and pathway options for Gazans.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
City for All Women Initiative / Initiative : une ville pour toutes les femmes
The City for All Women Initiative has just shared its June Newsletter.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Ontario Nonprofit Network
The Ontario Nonprofit Network's 2024 annual State of the Sector survey is now available!
• Posted: June 25, 2024
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County/La société de la démence d’Ottawa et du comté de Renfrew
On September 21st, for World Alzheimer's Awareness Day, the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County will host its 2024 Walk for Dementia to raise funds.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC) has shared its June 2024 Newsletter.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
ABLE2
ABLE2 will host their Annual Picnic on August 17, at Andrew Haydon Park.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
GenNext East Ontario
GenNext East Ontario has shared its June 2024 Newsletter.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
In honour of June 21st, Indigenous Peoples Day, the Homeless Hub has shared the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's document - The Survivors Speak: A Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
City for All Women Initiative / Initiative : une ville pour toutes les femmes
The City for All Women Initiative will host its Annual General Meeting on June 27th.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Institute for Research on Public Policy
The Institute for Research on Public Policy has shared a new publication on Conquering the Next Frontier in Bridging the Digital Divide.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Ottawa Police Service / Service de police d’Ottawa
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) has issued its 2023 Annual Report.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
The Good Companions
This Summer, The Good Companions will host several activities, including a Day Trip: Kingston, ON - 1000 Islands Cruise on July 4th.
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Ottawa Child & Youth Initiative / Initiative pour les enfants et les jeunes
The Ottawa Child & Youth Initiative has shared its June 2024 Bulletin.
• Posted: June 24, 2024

Support groups

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region
BFO will host weekly Virtual Support and Share events this month.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
The Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends, Ottawa Chapter will host monthly virtual support meetings on the first Thursday of the month and in-person support meetings on the third Tuesday of the month.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
First Place Options
First Place OPTIONS has current openings for clients to receive After Abortion Support through individual counseling either in-person in Ottawa or Smiths Falls location or virtually
• Posted: July 11, 2024
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County/La société de la démence d’Ottawa et du comté de Renfrew
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County released their new calendars for all the upcoming events, education and activities. Find it here!
• Posted: July 11, 2024

Training & employment programs

Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness's Panel On Indigenous Homelessness Prevention is now available online.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC)
Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) is organising several workshops including an interactive resume clinic workshops, and a job search workshop. Find all the different workshops and training opportunities for July and register for them here.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
On July 17th, Statistics Canada will host a webinar on the Crime Severity Index.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
Homelessness Learning Hub
Homelessness Learning Hub has just shared a new training on Creating Safe and Inclusive Housing Solutions for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
BGC Ottawa
In July and August, BGC Ottawa will host employment workshops to equip youth between the ages 15-24 with tools to help them find employment and succeed in the workplace.
• Posted: July 11, 2024
CLEO Connect
On July 4th, CLEO Connect will host a training on ODSP Denied: Navigating the Social Benefits Tribunal 
• Posted: June 25, 2024
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
On June 26th, The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness will host a panel session on Culturally Based Programs and Healing: A Panel on Indigenous Homelessness Prevention.
• Posted: June 25, 2024