Ottawa Community Support Coalition (OCSC)
The Ottawa Community Support Coalition (OCSC) consists of 20 organizations mandated to provide home-based community support services to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. These agencies provide an efficient, accountable, consistent and coordinated range of community support services designed to meet the needs of individuals living in their community.
The range of services offered by these agencies includes Meals on Wheels, Diners Club, Transportation, Friendly Visiting, Caregiver Support, Foot Care and Homemaking, just to name a few.
Council on Aging of Ottawa
Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA)
Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat
Ottawa Seniors Services Guide
Canada Food Guide
Dietitians of Canada
Canadian Diabetes Association
In the Fall of 1968, Island Lodge (now Garry J. Armstrong Centre) offered to provide 24 meals each day and now has the distinction of being the longest serving meal provider.