Special COVID-19 Updates

Recent Issues

Community Events Calendar

Looking for something to do at home?

Check out our Community Events Calendar for a listing of online or telephone based activities.

COVID-19 Support Services - Working together to help seniors and adults living with disabilities

Services for seniors are available right now:

Pharmacy Delivery and Help with Food: Includes food and other essential supplies
Meals on Wheels: Delivery of nutritious frozen meals
Telephone Safety Checks: Regular check in phone calls to ensure you or your loved ones are safe
Transportation: Rides to essential medical appointments
Dementia Support: Information, support, and care navigation for persons living with dementia, caregivers and families
Staying Connected While at Home: Join group social programs, by phone or online

Community Information

2-1-1 

Community Information Centre of Ottawa connects you with supports and services. Information available in 150+ languages. 

3-1-1

City of Ottawa provides information and services for residents about municipal services.

9-1-1 in case of an emergency

Resources to Stay Socially Connected

A Friendly Voice offers a telephone friendly visiting line for seniors 55+. Offered by Rural Ottawa South Support Services.

613-696-9992
1-855-892-9992

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls organizes free telephone group activities for seniors 55+ and adults with physical disabilities. Offered by the Good Companion Centre.

Other Resources and Supports

Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region is a local connection to mental health support and resources, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Distress: 613-238-3311
Crisis: 613-722-6914
or 1-866-996-0991

TelAide offrons un service d’écoute téléphonique en français aux personnes qui ont besoin d’une oreille, qui nécessitent du soutien ou de références.

1-800-567-9699

Elder Abuse Response and Referral Service provides intake, information, consultation, referral, and support services for seniors at-risk or who are in an abusive situation. Offered by Nepean, Osgoode, Rideau Community Resource Centre.

613-596-5626 ext. 230

LGBT Wellbeing Check-in Program provides a telephone assurance program for LGBT adults with disabilities (18+) and older adults (55+). Offered by The Good Companions Centre.

613-236-0428
info@thegoodcompanions.ca

Ontario Caregiver Helpline provides caregivers with a one-stop resource for information and support.

1-833-416-2273 (CARE)

Tele-Health Ontario is a free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

1-866-797-0000