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Organization: Pinecrest Terrace Community House  
Phone Numbers: 613-596-6703
2483 Iris St W, Unit B
Ottawa, ON
K2C 1C7
Intersection: Woodroffe Ave and Iris St
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Hours are subject to staff availability, training, and organizational meetings. Please call ahead to confirm program hours.

* Food Bank: Mon 6 pm-7:30 pm * Wed 1 pm-3 pm * Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am
* Kids Club: contact us for details
* Keeping You
Public Contacts: Yolanda Jones - Community House Coordinator
Service Description: Offers free social, educational and recreational programs to its residents and those in the surrounding area

Children’s Programs:
  • Kids Club (grades 1 to 5): Includes homework help * healthy food instruction * crafts * science experiments * team building activities * field trips
  • Keeping Youth Connected (grades 6 to 9): The four components of KYC are: homework support, social recreation, social skills development and leadership skills.
  • United Sisters: A weekly girls group (ages 10-15)
  • Snack-e-Sac: Lunch bag program that runs twice weekly. Children going to school are provided with snack filled lunch bags
  • I Love to Programs: Programs offered depending on funding include I Love to Skate * I Love to Swim * I Love to Play Soccer * I Love to Dance
  • ELF: A weekly pre-registered program where each child works at their own pace to improve their literacy skills

Adult Services:
  • Adult Art Projects: Offered at various times throughout the year
  • Tenant Circle: Meeting each month with the tenants to discuss issues important to the community
  • Collective Kitchen: Offered once a month where adults from the community come together at the community house to make a home cooked meal

Other Services::
  • Computer Drop-in: Open throughout the week for people in the community to use the computers and access the internet. Those interested are able to receive help with employment services such as resume and cover letter writing
  • Food Bank: Open three times a week. Halal meat is available. Services users are expected to be served once a month
  • Referrals: Provides referrals to the Caring and Sharing Foundation during the Holiday Season in December and in July/August for the backpack program. Staff are also able to make a variety of referrals based on individual needs
  • Special Events: Every year the organization organizes Canada Day celebrations in the community, Spring Cleaning, Community BBQ, and Summer and Winter Holiday Parties
  • Community Garden

Fees: None
Application: Drop in or call.

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank website. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Eligibility / Target Population: Residents of Pinecrest Terrace Community and surrounding areas, 6 years and older
Languages: English * Spanish
Language Notes: Homework Club
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Child Care - School-Age Programs
Community Resource Centres
Food Banks
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Youth

This information was last completely updated on January 30, 2018

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