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Nov 23
National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women Vigil Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2 MacNeil Court - Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre (WOCRC) Please join us as we remember the 14 female Engineering students murdered at École Polytechnique, and to honour all women who are victims of violence.
Aug 06
We urgently need volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program for the Nepean and Barrhaven areas. If you are interested, please contact the Volunteer Services Coordinator at 613-591-3686 ext.
Jun 19
Please note: The Tuesday Playgroup in Carp is closed during the month of July, but remains open on Thursdays.  
Dec 12
On behalf of the WOCRC's Diners Clubs program, we would like to thank the West Carleton Breakfast Club Real Estate Agents for their donation of over $500.
Nov 30
WOCRC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Melody Paruboczy as Executive Director of WOCRC effective Jan. 3, 2017.
Oct 27
On behalf of the WOCRC's women's shelter, Chrysalis House, we would like to thank the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation for their generous donation of $5,000.  This donation was made through payroll deductions from the agents who work at the real estate offices of Royal LePage.
Oct 11
On behalf of the WOCRC's women's shelter, Chrysalis House, we would like to thank terra20 for their generous donation of $1,500. 
Jun 27
The WOCRC, in partnership with Algonquin College and the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), has launched a new Adult Day Program (ADP) in the City’s west end.
Apr 15
Each year, the WOCRC accepts nominations for the Eva James Award, an award established to recognize a volunteer who best personifies the commitment exemplified by Eva James.
Apr 06
An unusual yet fortunate connection between a salon and a women’s shelter has led to many smiles from shelter residents’ faces.
Apr 06
“There’s more than Chris Long and four walls,” says Chris Long, Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy in Kanata. The statement is defended by Long’s continuous contributions to the WOCRC and his community.
Mar 16
West Carleton has been selected as one of eight rural Ontario project sites for the Rural Ontario Institute’s Measuring Rural Community Vitality Initiative.