Programs & Services

We offer free programs and activities for Lowertown residents of all ages.

Counseling, emergency support and services for adults

Our social support workers provide information, advocacy and referral to services within the Centre and also to external agencies. We offer crisis or short term bilingual counseling for individuals and families.

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Food and housing help

We offer various emergency food help – through food distribution and food bank – and our partner Action Housing helps residents with housing needs.

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Activities for youth

The Children and Youth Program offers a variety of programs and activities for Lowertown Children and Youth ages 6 to 30. From sports to youth committees to camps and after-school programming.

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Community activities

Our Community Development program supports community based groups and organizations, engagement in social action, and the identification of community needs and future project development.

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Activities for seniors

We offer check-ins and annual art programs for seniors in Lowertown.

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Lowertown Community Resource Centre
40 Cobourg Street, Ottawa ONTARIO K1N 8Z6

Telephone: (613) 789-3930
Fax: (613) 789-3443


Office Hours

September to May
Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
June to August
Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

You Can Make a Difference

Thank you for helping us help our community! Every donation helps improve the quality of life of residents of Lowertown.