Image of the Blair Court Community House sign, an example of one of the community organizations in Riverview Park.

There are a number of community organizations in Riverview Park. Several are listed here. If you know of others, please email and we’ll update the list.

All of these organizations can use your support. Please consider donating your time or financial resources to support their missions and the work they do in our community.

Blair Court

Blair Court Community House is a small, not-for-profit organization located in a 71 unit subsidized housing community on Station Boulevard. We are dedicated to supporting the community by offering a wide range of programs and services that address the social, educational and recreational needs of those living in this vibrant, multicultural neighbourhood. We are often the first point of contact for new families moving into the neighbourhood. Our programs and services are geared towards meeting the needs and wants of the community. Blair Court Community House has been in operation for more than 24 years. Blair Court also houses a local food bank.

Volunteer opportunities
1566 Station Blvd
Ottawa ON, K1G 0M1

Russell Heights Community House

The Russell Heights Community House has been serving the Russell Heights community for nearly 30 years.  We serve a culturally diverse, rent-geared-to-income social housing community in Southeast Ottawa. The community is comprised of large families, many of which are headed by single parents or recent immigrants.
1799 E&D Russell Road, Ottawa, ON K1G 0N1

Perley Health

Perley Health is a unique and innovative community that empowers Seniors and Veterans to live life to the fullest. Home to more than 600 Seniors and Veterans in long-term care and in independent apartments, Perley Health is also a centre for research, education, and clinical and therapeutic services.

One of the largest and most progressive long-term care homes in Ontario, Perley Health also provides a growing number of clinical, therapeutic and recreational services to residents, tenants and people from across the region. Our Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care conducts and shares the practical research needed to improve care. Future caregivers come here to study and to acquire hands-on skills and experience. And more than 400 regular volunteers connect us closely with the community. Together, we improve the well-being of Canada’s aging population.

Food for Thought

Food for Thought works on reducing food insecurity in Ottawa, by providing meals to people in need. We focus on those who cannot cook because of age, disability, or circumstances.

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12-855 industrial Avenue
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Ottawa South Eco-Action Network

Ottawa South Eco Action Network (OSEAN) is a group of volunteer environmental activists working in Ottawa South. Our aim is to support people in our area who are taking action in motivating and enabling others to become low waste households, protecting green spaces and wildlife, combatting climate change, and encouraging the government to pass more sustainable legislation. We believe in thinking globally and acting locally. 
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Vets without Borders

The Vets Without Borders mission is to work for, and with, communities in need to foster the health of animals, people and the environments that sustain us.

This is what we call an ecosystem approach to health. Ecohealth: one health for everyone, everywhere.

420 – 700 Industrial Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
K1G 0Y9