Partner Profiles & Stories

Partner Profile: The Door Youth Centre
Partner Profiles & Stories · 01 April 2022
Located on the second level of 755 Somerset Street West, this vibrant youth centre is open Monday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. serving up homestyle dinners, programs, support, resources and activities to Ottawa youth between the ages of 12-18.

SWCHC Vaccine Clinics
Partner Profiles & Stories · 28 March 2022
In an attempt to reduce barriers to accessing the COVID-19 vaccine, Somerset West Community Health Centre in partnership with OPH provided regular COVID-19 vaccine clinics onsite as well as hosted numerous pop up or mobile vaccine clinics in the community.

Partner Profiles & Stories · 28 March 2022
To protect ourselves and our loved ones, vaccination remains our best protection against serious illness, hospitalization, and long-term impacts from COVID-19.

Just ask Facebook series is answering questions!
Partner Profiles & Stories · 25 March 2022
Each month, OCYI task group, Ottawa Collaborative for Parenting Support (OCPS), partners with Ottawa Public Health’s Parenting in Ottawa’s page for the Just ask Facebook series. Each lively event features a different topic, relevant to those caring for kids and youth in Ottawa. Expert guests, often from OCYI partner organizations, are there for the day to answer questions and provide current information.

Partner Profiles & Stories · 24 March 2022
If you are finding that local and world news is wearing very heavily on your heart right now, please know that you are not alone. It can be especially challenging to explain these events to children and youth, when we as parents, educators and caregivers do not always have the answers.
Classic Green Monster Smoothie
Partner Profiles & Stories · 23 March 2022
In honour of both St. Patrick’s Day and Nutrition Month, OCYI dared local youth to boost their energy by making a Classic Green Monster Smoothie from the Oh She Glows cookbook.

St. Patrick's Day 2022
Partner Profiles & Stories · 17 March 2022
Happy St. Patrick's Day from OCYI and the community!

International Women's Day 2022
Partner Profiles & Stories · 08 March 2022
On International Women’s Day 2022, OCYI celebrated the many women working to support the children and youth of Ottawa.

LGBTQ+ Reads
Partner Profiles & Stories · 02 February 2022
FSO's Around the Rainbow program book recommendations

Partner Profile: South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre
Partner Profiles & Stories · 26 January 2022
The South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre (SEOCHC) is, “a non-profit, community-governed organization that provides a range of multi-disciplinary services to clients, including primary care, health promotion, social services, community and resource development, home support and advocacy to address the social determinants of health.”

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