Meet Ethiopia, a mother living in Lowertown

“In 2015, I very badly needed help with my kids. I had been sick and had stayed home with my kids for the past 6 years. I was looking for help and went to seven places, not finding anyone who

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A home for Cynthia – video

Cynthia Video and Cynthia Story

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A Home for Cynthia

Hundreds of Ottawa families have no other choice but to live in motels. Please read about Cynthia, the mother of one of these families, and learn how the LCRC lends a hand. Imagine you are alone raising four children aged 7 to 16

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Bomanga’s Story

  We are most pleased to tell you how this story has an even happier ending! Staff from our Centre worked continually to help Bomanga find a solution to her hospital bill. With the help of Ottawa-Vanier MPP Nathalie Des

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Miguel’s Story

It is with great pleasure that I write this letter of support for the Lowertown Community Centre (LCRC) playgroup. I was on parental leave for three months last year with my daughter, Katia, who was nine-months at the time. Maria

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Jessie’s Story

I always appreciated that we were in a country that had safety nets to help people in need. But for some reason when my hydro was cut off and my fridge was empty, I felt hesitant to reach out for

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Stories

Today at LCRC

Catholic Family Service Ottawa (CFSO) worker is at the LCRC (B)
All day
Location: Lowertown Community Resource Centre De Ressources Communautaires De La Basse-Ville, 40 Cobourg St, Ottawa, ON K1N 8Z6, Canada
CFSO worker at 40 Cobourg every Tuesday from 9 am to 4pm.
Groupe de jeu (Francais)
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Jules Morin fieldhouse
for childcare providers
Yoga Classes for Adults 50 + (B)
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Jules Morin Park, Lower Town, Ottawa, ON K1N, Canada
Baby Playgroup (B)
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: 40 Cobourg St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5N8, Canada - Early Years room
Club 310 and Homework Club (ages 6 to 12) (E)
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: York Street Public School (310 York Street)
Free after school program for children 6 to 12 years. Healthy snack and interesting activities provided daily.
Transitions Program (Grade 7 and 8) (E)
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 201 Friel Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Youth Centre
Girl's Program (ages 10 to 14) (E)
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 310 York Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Club 310