Health Info

Diagnostic Imaging (Xrays, Ultrasound, etc…)

  • CMA – http://cmacare.ca/locations
  • Women’s Ultrasound – http://www.womensultrasound.ca/
  • Sound Care – http://soundcaremedical.com/
  • Rideau Valley Health Centre – http://www.rvhc.ca/Patient-Services-Diagnostic-Imaging.html
  • Merivale Imaging – http://www.mmimaging.com/
  • Labs

  • Gamma Dynacare – https://www.dynacare.ca/find-a-location.aspx
  • CML – http://cmlhealthcare.com/clinic-locator/
  • Pregnancy & Infancy

  • Ottawa Prenatal Classes – Ottawa Public Health offers variety of options for parental education. All classes are free. Ottawa.ca
  • Mother Risk – Provides information and guidance to pregnant or lactating women regarding risks to the fetus from exposure to drugs, chemicals, and diseases: motherisk.org(Helpline 1-877-439-2744)
  • O Mama – Connects women and families to trusted, evidence-informed healthy pregnancy, birth and early parenting information: omama.com/
  • SOGC – Delivers evidence-based information about pregnancy. All material are developed by doctors, nurses, and midwives and is based on guidelines from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC): pregnancy.sogc.org/
  • Breastfeed Ontario – Search for lactation services and consultants near you: ontariobreastfeeds.ca/(Helpline: 1-866-797-0000)
  • Ottawa Valley Lactation Consultants – ovlc.net/
  • Seats for Kids – Car seat safety including free inspection clinics to ensure proper installation: seatsforkids.ca/
  • Post Partum Mood Disorder – Great resource for recognizing symptoms of baby blues and depression: lifewithnewbaby.ca/
  • General Knowledge & Resources

  • ImmunizeCA App – Award winning app allowing recording and submitting records to public health: immunize.ca/en/app.aspx
  • Canadian Pediatric Society – Provides parents with reliable information about their child and teen’s health. Excellent section on vaccinations: caringforkids.cps.ca/
  • Sick Kids – Another excellent source about childhood disease and well being: aboutkidshealth.ca
  • CHEO – cheo.on.ca/
  • Mothercraft – Non-profit agency providing a wide range of support services to Ottawa families: mothercraft.com/
  • First Words – Free screening services for speech and language: firstwords.ca
  • Health Eating

  • Super Health Kids – Help develop healthy eating habits for kids: superhealthykids.com
  • Real Mom Nutrition – A great blog on common kids challenges like picky eating: realmomnutrition.com
  • Family Kitchen – Aim to help kids develop food and cooking skills at home: familykitchen.ca
  • ChopChop Magazine – Innovative non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and teach kids to cook real food with their families: chopchopmg.org
  • City of Ottawa Parks and Recreation guide – ottawa.ca/
  • Healthy Nutrition

  • Dietitians of Canada: www.dietitians.ca
  • EatRight Ontario – Explore the website for helpful tips, nutrition information and recipes: eatrightontario.ca (1-877-510-5102 and talk to a Registered Dietitian for free.)
  • Sodium 101 – Get the facts on sodium, daily limits and useful tips for lowering your sodium intake: sodium101.ca
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: eatright.org
  • Heart & Stroke – Provides information on preventing and living with heart disease and strokes and local events and resources: heartandstroke.com
  • Celiac Association – Information on Celiac Disease and the Gluten Diet, recipes and local resources: celiac.ca
  • Digestive Health Foundation: Expert advice for patients suffering from digestive disorders: cdhf.ca
  • GI Society: badgut.org
  • Women’s Health

  • SexualityandU – SOGC website on Birth Control, STIs, and Sexual Health: sexualityandu.ca/
  • MenopauseandU – SOGC website on menopause and osteoporosis: menopauseandu.ca
  • Chronic Disease

  • Heart & Stroke – Provides information on preventing and living with heart disease and strokes and local events and resources: heartandstroke.com
  • Hypertension Canada: Definitive source of information for patients suffering from high blood pressure: hypertension.ca
  • Canadian Diabetes Association: Helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives and prevent the onset and consequences of diabetes: diabetes.ca
  • Diabetes Education Program of Ottawa: Registered nurses and dietitians provide information and support to adults with type 2 diabetes. diabeteseducation.ca/
  • Pediatric Mental Health

  • Catholic Family Services Ottawa (CFSO): Services for victims of abuse and violence: cfsottawa.ca
  • Youth services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB): Services for youth suffering from mental health illness: youthnet.on.ca
  • Jewish Family Services: Offers a full range of counselling and support services: jfsottawa.com
  • Crossroads Children’s Centre Fully accredited children’s mental health centre that provides services for children up to age 12 and their families: crossroadschildren.ca/
  • Centre for Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma – A community-based registered charity which provides specialized and accessible psychotherapy and counselling for victims of abuse and trauma: centrefortreatment.com/
  • Ottawa Academy of Psychologists: Searchable database of Ottawa psychologists: www.ottawa-psychologists.org/
  • Child and youth Crisis Line: Access to crisis professionals 24/7. http://www.icrs.ca/  (Crisis Line 613 260 2360)
  • Family Services of Ottawa: Ottawa Parenting Courses and counselling services: familyservicesottawa.org/
  • Adult Mental Health

    Addiction Services:
  • Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services: http://www.rideauwood.org/category/adultfamily-programs/
  • Amethyst Women’s Centre: http://amethyst-ottawa.org/
  • Montfort Renaissance: http://montfortrenaissance.ca/en/
  • Anger Management
  • Sandy Hill Community Health Centre: http://www.sandyhillchc.on.ca/mainEngl/home_engl.html
  • Bereavement Services
  • Bereaved Families of Ottawa: www.bfo-ottawa.org
  • Catholic Family Services: www.cfsottawa.ca
  • Grief Support and Education: www.griefsupportottawa
  • Chronic Pain
  • Living Healthy Champlain: http://www.livinghealthychamplain.ca/register/index.aspx
  • Couples/Marital Counselling
  • Ottawa Couple and Family Institute: http://www.ocfi.ca
  • Catholic Family Services Ottawa: http://www.cfsottawa.ca/en/program-and-services/counseling
  • Domestic Violence
  • Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre: Violence Against Women Program: http://www.wocrc.ca/en/programs-services/violence-against-women-services.aspx
  • Carlington Community Health Centre: Violence Against Women Program: http://www.carlington.ochc.org/
  • Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre: Violence Against Women Program: http://www.coalitionottawa.ca/en/find-your-chrc/eastern-ottawa-resource-centre.aspx
  • Catholic Family Services: Program for Victims of Violence: http://www.cfsottawa.ca/en/program-and-services/for-victims-of-family-violence
  • Employment Resources
  • Community and Social Support : http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/social-services/employment-and-financial-assistance/employment-resources
  • Legal Services
  • University of Ottawa Legal Clinic: https://commonlaw.uottawa.ca/community-legal-clinic/
  • Men’s Program
  • Men and Healing: http://menandhealing.ca/
  • Pregnancy Services
  • Miriam Centre: http://www.miriamottawa.org/index-en.htm
  • Compassionate Friends: http://tcfottawa.net/
  • Geriatric Health

  • Geriatric Program: Is a coordinated network of specialized geriatric services, from hospital to home: rgpeo.com
  • Fall Prevention: Assessment and intervention for high-risk seniors on an individual basis: pqchc.com/seniors/falls-prevention