Keeping people safe & well

United Way 2007 Community Builder Award for NCLB

 

EPIC Award 2007

 

Inventory of Resources at Banff Community

Classified by Lead Partners (2005-06)

 

Lead organizations implementing programs in Banff Community:

  •           South East Ottawa Centre for a Healthy Community (SEOCHC)
  •           Banff Avenue Community House (and Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses)
  •           Boys and Girls Club
  •           City of Ottawa, Parks and Recreation
  •           Rideau Park United Church
  •           Youth Services Bureau
  •           OCCSB
  •           Ottawa Community Housing
  •           Ottawa Police Services

 

Lead: SEOCHC

Program

Duration

No. of participants

Funder

Staff member responsible

Early Learning Preschool Program (Preschool Program)

To promote school readiness for preschool children 2-5yrs of age, focusing on early literacy

 

Since: April 2003

Up to: March 2006

 

(Tues, Wed, Thurs 10-12 & 1-3:00pm

5 children per group for a total of 10/day

MoH (SEOCHC)

Trillium Foundation (Banff Ave. Community House)

Geeta Grier, Community Advisor, Early Years

 

Sylvie Manser,

House Director

Lunch and Chat

To provide an opportunity to the community members to get together in an informal workshop format and share information on parenting, health, children etc.

 

Since: April 2003

To: March 2006

 

Mondays 12:30-2pm Community Health Nurse (pregnant mom and/or have children under 2

Monday 12:30pm- 2:30pm

8-12 women per week

MOH and Community Foundation  TORONTO

Geeta Grier, Community Advisor, Early Years

 

Nicole Greaves

Nurse

Playgroup(Parent & Child)

To foster positive, constructive parenting and offer opportunities to enhance development of children

 

Since: April 03

Up to: March 2006

 

Monday & Friday 10-11:30am

 

Approx.  8 families

MoH

Geeta Grier, Community Advisor, Early Years

No Community Left Behind

Crime prevention and neighborhood restoration

Since: July2005

To: July 2006

Activities yet to commence

National Crime Prevention Centre

Abid Jan, Community Developer

Foundations for Safer Communities

Community safety and crime prevention

Since: April 2005

To: April, 2005

Activities yet to commence

Ministry of Safety and Correctional Services

Abid Jan, Community Developer

Flu Shot Clinic (once a year)

Once a year

40-50 per year

MoH

Nicole Greaves, Nurse

Mother and Child Community Nutrition workshops

To encourage healthy eating

 

Since: April 2003

Up to: March 2006

Once a month

6-8 women per month

MoH

Early Years Program

 

Annette Charron,

Community Nutritionist

Community Development Outreach

To keep the Community House open for the community to access services and exchange ideas.

May 19, 2005

On going

 

 

Friday afternoon

4-5 (who)per week

National Crime Prevention Centre/

Ministry of Safety and Correctional Services

Abid Jan Community Developer SEOCHC

Lead: Boys and Girls Club/Banff Avenue Community House

Homework Club 8-12yrs

 

To support school aged children  with their homework

 

Since: 1996

Up to: On going Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 3:30-5:30pm

18-25 children per day

United Way

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

James Tanguay (Boys and Girls Club)

 

Amira Mohammed

Kameira Saeed

Lead: Rideau Park United Church program

Sunday Fun

A light breakfast and a craft activity.

Sundays 9-10am

Since: 1996

Up to: On going

8-10 persons per class

Rideau Park United Church

Volunteers

Marguerite Welsh

Lead: City of Ottawa, Parks and Recreation

Park Program 8-12 yrs

 

Recreation for youth. They participate in sports in the park, weather permitting.

 

Since: 2004

Up to: March 2006

 

Fridays from 5-7pm offered by Jim Durrell Rec Centre

38-45 children per day

City of Ottawa

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Greg Bender and Matt Perkins, City of Ottawa, Park and Recreational Services

 

Lead: Banff Avenue Community House

Homework & Employment Program (Sr.)13-17yrs of age

 

Provide computer & internet facilities  for job readiness/searches along with support with academic studies

 

Since: September 05

Up to: March 06 Tues & Thurs 5:30-7:30pm

 

6 youth per night

City of Ottawa, Community Funding

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Wendy Shaw

Omar Hilouile (check spelling)

Youth Workers

Children’s Clothing Cupboard

 

Support to low income families.

Donations of infant – size 14 children wear available to the community.

 

Since: March 2004

Up to: On going

 

Monday 12:30-2pm

7 families per day

 

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Volunteers

Soccer Skills Training6-8yrs olds and 9-12yrs olds Tues &

 

Since: June 2005

Up to: October 27/05 Thurs 5-7pm

22 youth per night

Community Foundation

Sylvie Manser

 

Terry and Crystal  Coaches

Community Kitchen (Pre-Teen)10-15yrs

to learn the fundamentals of healthy cooking and eating habits

 

 

Since: 2004

Up to: March 2006

 

Monday at 6pm   Starting in Oct 17/05  (New group every 6 weeks)

 

6 per night

Community Foundation of Toronto

Coalition of Community Houses

 

Hassan Mohammed

 Prog. Facilitator

 

Nursing Students.

Homework Club (Jr.)6-7yrs

To provide a quiet, safe place for children to access support with their homework 

 

 

Since: 1996

Up to: On going

 

Monday, Tues, Wed, Thurs 3:30-5pm

11 students per day

United Way/Boys & Girls Club

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Gwendy Herring

Childhood Educator

Youth Drop- in (The Portable)12 & 16

Provide opportunity to you for peer learning through various activities (board/ video game, crafts, music, etc.)

 

Since: April 05

Up to: March 06

 

 

Tuesday 7:45-9pm

 

8-12 per  night

City of Ottawa, Community Funding

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Wendy Shaw

Omar Hilouile

Youth Workers

Girls Only one week and Guys Only the next (12 & 16yrs )

More of a focus group addressing social issues, concerns and/or trends.

 

Since: April 05

Up to: March 06

 

Thursday 7:45-9pm at the Portable

7 per night

City of Ottawa, Community Funding

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Wendy Shaw

Omar Hilouile

Youth Workers

Emergency Food Cupboard

 

Support low income families.

Since: 2000

Up to: On going

 

1pm-2:30pm and fourth Wednesday at 6:30-8pm of each month

26-32 per visit

Ottawa Food Bank, Rideau Park United Church, Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church,  and St. Thomas D’Aquin)

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Volunteers

Community Wheels Van for shopping to Giant Tiger

Must  book space in advance

Since: March 05

Up to: March 08

 

10-11pm ON TUESDAY

4  women per wk

United Way and  GM CANADA

SEOCHC &

Banff Community House

Phone, Fax, printing, and photocopying service. Computer/Internet Use

 

 

Average of 16 persons per day

 

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Individual support, (Rent papers, immigration referral, and other paperwork (We ask for clients to make appointments)

 

 

 

 

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Christmas Exchange (Service)

explain

 

Average of 2 per day

 

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Snowsuit Fund Applications

October

Average of 2 per day

 

Sylvie Manser, House Director

 

Lead: Youth Services Bureau

Youth Safety Council (12 & up)

To empower youth.

To assist them in learning skills that will enable them to develop into healthy productive adults.

 

Since: September 04

Up to: Sept 07

 

 Wednesdays (except the 4th Wednesday of the month)   6-8pm

 

6 youth council members

Safety Network Committee (Boys/Girls Club, YSB, YMCA/YWCA

Mohammed Abdulle, Youth Services Bureau

Lead: OCCSB

English as a Second Language (adults)

 

 

Since: 1992

Up to: On going

 

9-12pm Monday to Friday

8 per day

 

Milena

 

Lead: Ottawa Police Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lead: City of Ottawa, Parks & Recreation

Friday park activities

 

(what is the program?)

May 2005 to ??

?

City of Ottawa

Greg Bender/Matt Perkins

 

 

 

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