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Jewish Family Services of Ottawa: The Walk-In Counselling Clinic Project

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When you think of mental-health services, a walk-in clinic probably isn't what comes to mind. But a new service in Ottawa is showing the value of timely, accessible help. It has been a year since The Walk-in Counselling Clinic, a project initiated by Jewish Family Services Ottawa (JFS) and funded by the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, opened its five locations.

Jewish Family Services of Ottawa: The Walk-In Counselling Clinic Project

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When you think of mental-health services, a walk-in clinic probably isn't what comes to mind. But a new service in Ottawa is showing the value of timely, accessible help. It has been a year since The Walk-in Counselling Clinic, a project initiated by Jewish Family Services Ottawa (JFS) and funded by the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, opened its five locations.

OCASI welcomes North Bay City Council decision on Permanent Resident Vote

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May 14, 2015/Toronto – OCASI is delighted at the Monday, May 11, 2015 decision by North Bay City Council to support the right of permanent residents to vote in municipal and school board elections.

The successful vote is a strong expression of support for immigrant settlement and integration, and making local elections more inclusive and representative.

OCASI congratulates Don Curry of the North Bay and District Multicultural Centre and OCASI's Northern Regional Director for his determined and unwavering efforts over two years, resulting in the win at City Council.

Free Health Services for the Non-Insured in Toronto

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The West End Non-insured Walk-in Clinic (NIWIC) was established in 2012 as a partnership of seven Toronto Community Health Centers (CHC) run by Access Alliance Multicultural Health & Community Services, to fulfill an unmet need:  to provide care for those without health coverage whether due to precarious status, failed refugee claims or the three-month OHIP wait.

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