WEST CARLETON – The Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre (WOCRC) is delivering frozen meals twice a week, grocery orders and other services to those in West Carleton battling through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The WOCRC will deliver frozen meals on Mondays and Wednesdays for those who register. Orders must be in by Friday at 12 pm for Monday delivery, Monday at 12 pm for Wednesday delivery.
This service is available to anyone who requires it with no age restrictions. There is a fee associated with the cost of the meals, but subsidies are available.
Call the WOCRC at 613-591-3686, ext. 333 for more information or click here.
The WOCRC also continues to do grocery order delivery once a week for those living in West Carleton.
Deliveries are on Tuesday or Thursday. This service is available to any vulnerable, isolated community members with no age restrictions.
Priority will be given to community members living in West Carleton. Delivery will be limited to 30 households per week. Payment will be made directly to the store for the grocery order. Subsidies are available.
Call the WOCRC at 613-591-3686 x 336 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orders must be in by Friday at noon for delivery the following week.
The WOCRC is also providing gift cards for food and gas delivery once per week on Wednesdays – Call the WOCRC at 613-591-3686 x 269 or email them at email@example.com. Requests must be in on Mondays by noon. This service is available to any vulnerable, isolated community members.
During the pandemic the WOCRC is providing virtual counselling and crisis intervention through its Counseling Services team. Call the WOCRC at 613-591-3686, ext. 269 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online groups for youth include the ZONE, ZONE+ and Queerios. Call the WOCRC at 613-591-3686, ext. 261 or email them at email@example.com.
The WOCRC is also providing virtual programming available through EarlyON Child and Family Centre. Call the WOCRC at 613-591-3686, ext. 5 or email them at EarlyONyva@wocrc.ca. Sign up for the EarlyON Child and Family Centre mail list here.
Virtual Caregiver Support is available for individuals caring for someone living with dementia – Call the WOCRC at 613-591-3686, ext. 312 or email the WOCRC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WOCRC continues to provide the following supports to the vulnerable, isolated community members living in the former cities of Kanata and Nepean and the former townships of Goulbourn and West Carleton:
- Telephone based crisis intervention
- Telephone based crisis counseling
- Telephone based counseling for women experiencing gender based violence
- Telephone based regular check-ins
- Telephone support with navigating systems
- Food/Supplies deliveries
- Medically necessary transportation
- Virtual programming and services
- Online resources
Chrysalis House, a shelter for those experiencing gender-based violence and their dependents, continues to offer:
- 24-hour crisis line – 613-591-5901
- Crisis support for residents
- One on one counseling for residents
Call Chrysalis House at 613-591-3686