Counselling – Information – Support – Referrals

Intake Services

Do you need support or need to talk to someone about stress, violence, employment, bereavement, etc.? Also offered: short-term counselling for individuals, couples and families, advocacy and community education. Our intake workers will meet with you and offer support and the appropriate resources available in the community.

Please contact Tracy or Lisa at (613) 830-4357 or drop in at the Centre anytime Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4:30pm (to 4pm during summer hours).

Please visit our calendar of activities and events on the Home page.

Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends

Educational Seminar / Support Group (sessions held in English)

A 10-week program based on the book by Dr. Bruce Fisher, Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends designed to help people healing from separation and divorce take charge of their lives with information, guidance and support. This program helps you gain a better understanding of yourself, the recovery process and how to create healthier future relationships.

Date: Wednesday January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Location: Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre
Facilitators: Tracy Pressé, M.S.W., and Zoe Lever
Registration: Tracy Pressé at 613-830-4357 ext. 151

SMART RecoveryMD – Self Management for Addiction Recovery

SMART Recovery is the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups.

The SMART Recovery 4-Point Program:
1 – Building and maintaining motivation
2 – Coping with urges
3 – Managing thoughts, feelings and behaviours
4 – Live a balanced life

For people who wish to recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors – to choose what works for them among a variety of options. SMART Recovery’s goal is to provide you skills to live a healthy, positive, and balanced lifestyle.

When can I start?
NOW!   Visit the SMART Recovery website to get basic information, slides and videos, articles, meeting places, online meeting hours, chatting time, and more. Explore all the tools available to you.  And… everything is FREE.
A French group is offered in Orleans on Tuesday evenings.
An English group is offered in Navan on Wednesday evenings.

CFSO Counselling

The Catholic Family Services Ottawa (CFSO) is a non-profit charitable organization, offering a range of social services in English and French to individuals, couples and families in the Ottawa area. Please book an appointment to meet with the counselor at the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre. The sessions are designed to strengthen and empower the individuals or families who wish to receive some assistance. The costs of the services are available on a sliding scale.

The counsellor is available on Wednesdays during day and evening to meet with clients.
Contact Carole Barrette to set up an appointment at the CFSO office at 613-233-8478, ext. 261 –or–  at the OCCRC office at (613) 830-4357 ext 406.

Income Tax Clinic 2016

The Income Tax Clinic is done for this year.  Please check again in February for the new dates and times of our next clinic.  You can also contact the Financial Education Centre at (613) 746-0400 or Acorn at (613) 746-5999.

Registered with Ontario Works or ODSP? or Do you have “Pre-diabetes”?

You may now be eligible for the Special Diet Allowance.  For more details…

Suits His Style

Suits His Style provides clothing to low income, unemployed men in need of employment. The volunteers at Suits His Style work with the individuals to try and provide job-ready men with appropriate interview attire. You can find more details on their website at or you can reach them at To donate money, clothing, and time visit

LEAP Program

Low-income Energy Assistance Program – for information contact Tracy or Lisa at (613) 830-4357.

Snowsuit Fund

This program provides snowsuits to children 15 years old and under – for information and registration, contact Tracy or Lisa at (613) 830-4357.

CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)

Since 1974, CLEO has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights information to help people who have low incomes or face other barriers, such as language or literacy, to understand and exercise their legal rights.

Legal Aid for Tenants

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006