• The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre (EORC) is a community-based, non-profit charitable organization offering a wide range of social and community services. /
  • The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre (EORC) is a community-based, non-profit charitable organization offering a wide range of social and community services. /
  • Community Support Services for seniors in Ottawa East, Blackburn Hamlet, Beacon Hill, Carlsbad Springs, Gloucester, Orleans, Cumberland, Navan, Vars, and Sarsfield. Services include Home Help, Home Maintenance, Respite, Caregiver Support, Meals on Wheels, Foot Care, Friendly Visiting, Fitness and Wellness, Transportation, Telephone Assurance, Snow Go Assist, Adult Day Program, Grocery Bus /
  •  Thanks to our volunteers, seniors in our community have been provided thousands of meals on wheels, drives to medical appointments, friendly visits as well as hands on support in the day program /
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    Community Development:

     

     

    The goal of community development is to improve quality of life, create mutual benefit and shared responsibility among community members. Community Development aims to strengthen communities by working towards social justice, poverty reduction, food access and advocacy.

     

     

    TAX CLINICS:

    The Community Development Coordinator offers tax clinics in late winter to help individuals and families with an income less than $35,000 with the most current income tax return. This service is offered in partnership with Chartered General Accountants – Ottawa Branch.

     

     

    CIVIC ENGAGEMENT:

    The Community Development Coordinator engages community members in opportunities for participation in the Municipal, Provincial and Federal political system and builds awareness around civic participation.

     

    Making Voices Count at City Hall

     

    Good Food for All - Fact Sheet

     

    Who Does What?

     

    WHERE GOVERNMENTS GET THEIR MONEY?

     

    Civic Engagement Kit

    This kit encourages the long-term civic engagement of residents. It helps residents bring community concerns to the attention of City decision-makers so that positive change happens. In using this kit, we can influence and bring positive change for the health and wellbeing of all Ottawa residents. We especially want to engage residents whose voices are least likely to be heard by City decision makers, including women from diverse backgrounds, people who are racialized, Aboriginal, LGBTQ+, newcomers, older adults, youth, people living with a disability, and/or people living in poverty and rural residents.

     

     

    BUDGET CONSULTATIONS:

    The Community Development Coordinator provides community consultations regarding the Municipal, Provincial and Federal proposed budgets.

     

     

    ANTI-POVERTY:

    The Community Development Coordinator works with community members, groups and associations to advocate on behalf of; affordable housing, access to food, health, transportation, poverty reduction, and a liveable wage.

     

     

    Poverty Reduction Summit

     

     

    Poverty Reduction Summit Highlights 2015

     

     

    Summary of Poverty Reduction Summit

     

     

    Twitter Link - Poverty Reduction

     

     

    COALITION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH AND RESOURCE CENTRES:

    The Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centres of Ottawa (CHRC) is a network of multi-service, community-based health and resource centres, which recognizes the importance of responding to the diversity of needs within local communities and pays particular attention to those members of the community who are most vulnerable and at risk. The Community Developers belong to the CD Network and meet monthly to work on our City wide work-plan.

     

     

    COMMUNITY GROUP CONSULTATION:

    The Community Development Coordinator is available for consultation and support for local community groups, associations and initiatives. Consultation is a supportive approach that aims to strengthen the group. Consultation themes may include; safety, transportation, resident engagement, youth initiatives, employment, access to healthy food.

     

     

    SPECIAL INITIATIVES:

    The Community Development Coordinator organizes special initiatives in order to engage & empower the community (movies in the park, workshops, drop ins).

     

     

    Are you a Jasmine Crescent resident? Are you interested in participating in an art installation project in your community? If YES, please connect with Michelle Lemieux Community Development Coordinator at 613-741-6025 x114 to participate in an 8 week project with Marc Walter renown outdoor nature land artist sponsored by the Arts Council.

     

     

    CARLSBAD SPRINGS COMMUNITY CENTRE:

    (6020 Eighth Line Rd, Carlsbad Springs) Rural outreach

     

     

    SOUTH EAST COMMUNITY ROOM:

    (2700 Saratoga Place) Neighborhood Capacity building & resident engagement

     

     

    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK, MAKING VOTES COUNT, RURAL ISSUES COLLECTIVE, COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS & COMMUNITY POLICE SUBCOMMITTEE & HUNGER POVERTY WORKING GROUP

     

    Neighbourhood Capacity Building in the Donald St/ Cyrville community & the Blackburn Hamlet Community. Working with community leaders to develop neighborhood capacity and engagement.

     

     

    Call us at (613) 741-6025 or drop in at 2339 Ogilvie Road, Gloucester, ON.

     

    All our services are accessible and confidential.

     

     

     

    Our Community Development Partners: