Services for Families

Many of our partners offer complementary family services. Check out the list of resources and information available for families categorized into four main groups.

School Boards

Conseil des Écoles Publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario (CEPEO)

  • Toll free number at 1-888-332-3736

Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique de l'Est Ontarien (CSDCEO)

  • Phone: 613-675-4691
  • Toll free number at 1-800-204-4098

Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO)

  • Toll free number at 1-800-443-4562

Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB)

Administrative Office Brockville
Toll free number at 1-800-267-7131

Oxford Public School
Toll free number at 1-888-402-3522

Literacy and Libraries

Literacy Centres

Centre d'alphabétisation Moi j'apprends du comté de Russell Inc.

  • Casselman - Phone: 613-764-0968
  • Embrun - Phone: 613-443-2390
  • Rockland - Phone: 613-446-5312
  • Ottawa - Phone: 613-748-3879


  • Alfred - Phone: 613-679-2663
  • Bourget - Phone: 613-487-9488
  • Casselman - Phone: 613-764-5505
  • Clarence-Rockland - 613-446-5680
  • Embrun - Phone: 613-443-3636
  • Hawkesbury - Phone: 613-632-0106 extension 2250
  • Limoges - Phone: 613-443-1630
  • Plantagenet - Phone: 613-673-2051
  • Russell - Phone: 613-445-5331
  • St-Albert - Phone: 613-987-2143
  • St-Isidore - Phone: 613-524-2252
  • Wendover - Phone: 613-673-2923
Children with Specials Needs

Early Intervention Services for children who are blind or have low vision

A comprehensive program of direct services, information resources, parent, peer support, and advocacy training for children with vision loss and their families

  • Phone:  613-688-3979
  • Toll free number 1-866-432-7447

Canadian National institute for the Blind

Comprehensive program offering direct services, information resources, support to loved ones and parents, as well as advocacy training for children with visual impairments and their families.

  • Phone:  613-936-2300

Inclusion Services

Our mandate is to provide support to nursery schools, Child Care Centres, and Home Child Care Licensed Agency accommodating children with special needs in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.

  • Phone: 613-764-3434
  • Toll free number 1-866-764-3434

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

  • Phone: 613-737-7600

Autism Intervention Program

Working with families to optimize the potential of children with autism in Eastern Ontario.

  • Phone: 613-745-5963
  • Toll free number 1-877-542-2294
Community and Health Services

Eastern Ontario Health Unit

It's been shown that a good start in life will help children develop physically, intellectually, and emotionally. At the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, we believe that children who start healthy habits at an early age will keep them for life. That's why we offer a variety of helpful resources and services.

  • Main Office
    • Phone: 613-933-1375
    • Toll free number 1-800-267-7120
  • Casselman
    • Phone: 613-764-2841
  • Hawkesbury
    • Phone: 613-632-4355
  • Rockland
    • Phone: 613-446-1400

Emergency Poison Unit

  • Phone: 416-813-5900
  • Toll free number 1-800-268-9017

Centre de santé communautaire de l'Estrie

  • Phone: 613-937-2683

Centre NOVAS

  • Phone: 613-764-5700
  • Toll free number 1-866-772-9922

Assaulted Women's Helpline

  • Phone: 1-866-863-0511
  • TTY (for the deaf): 1-866-863-7868

Housing Services

  • Phone: 613-675-4642
  • Toll free number 1-800-667-9825

Interlude House

  • Phone: 613-632-1131
  • Toll free number 1-800-267-4101

Outreach/Transitional and Housing Support Program

  • Phone: 613-525-5338
  • Toll free number 1-800-461-1842

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

  • Phone: 613-820-4922

United Way Prescott-Russell

The 125 Centraide - United Way aim to "promote mutual aid, sharing and community and individuals commitment". Centraide - United Way offers a direct financial support to some 7,000 organizations and, by means of designated programs, to more than 10,000 organizations.

  • Phone: 613-679-4699
  • Toll free number 1-877-881-3667

Office of Child and Family Service Advocacy

The Office of Child and Family Service Advocacy listens, solves problems, mediates complaints, negotiates with service providers, government officials, or some networks in the community, and intercedes on behalf of children, teenagers, and young adults when they are unable to defend themselves.

  • Toll free number 1-800-263-2841

Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain

Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain provide a single point of access to health and personal support services to help people live independently in their homes or to facilitate their transition into a long-term care home.

  • Toll free number 1-800-538-0520

La Lèche League

An organization where mothers can get support and advice regarding breastfeeding.

  • Phone: 613-238-5919
  • Toll free number 1-800-665-4324

Valoris for Children and Adults of Prescott-Russell

  • Phone: 613-673-5148
  • Toll free number 1-800-675-6168

Groupe Action for the children, family and community of Prescott-Russell

Groupe Action is a leading provider in complementary health care and early childhood services throughout the Prescott-Russell's territory.

  • Phone: 613 632-7837
  • Toll free number 1-866-363-3210

Family Centre

A place where parents and caregivers can get answers to questions, information about the programs and services that are available for young children, and an opportunity to talk to other parents and caregivers in the community.

  • Embrun -Phone: 613-443-1614
  • Hawkesbury - Phone: 613-632-6959
  • Rockland - Phone: 613-446-4220

Additional information can be obtained by visiting the website.

Prescott and Russell Community Services

Prescott East

Regions: Hawkesbury, L'Orignal, Chute-à-Blondeau, Vankleek Hill, St-Eugène and Ste-Anne-de-Prescott

  • Phone: 613-632-0939
  • Toll free number 1-800-414-4494

Prescott West

Regions: St-Bernardin, Lefaivre, Plantagenet, Alfred, Fournier and St-Isidore

  • Phone: 613-678-2332
  • Toll free number 1-888-414-4494

Russell North

Regions: Rockland, Clarence Creek, Wendover, St-Pascal-Baylon, Hammond, Bourget and Curran

  • Phone: 613-488-3203

Russell South

Regions: Embrun, Limoges, Russell, Casselman, St-Albert and Marionville

  • Phone: 613 538-4890
  • Toll free number 1 888 393-3323

Food Bank List


297 St-Philippe Street (basement of the church (back)
Regions: Alfred, Lefaivre, Wendover and Treadwell - North side of the 17
Phone: 1-613-679-4269


B-3779 Champlain Street (behind the NBC)
Regions: Bourget and surroundings
Cellular: 1-613-293-9855


Centre Communautaire Paul Emile Levesque
756 Brébeuf Street
Regions: Casselman, Nation and North Stormont
Phone: 1-613-764-5203


42 Blais Street
Regions : Embrun, Limoges, Marionville and Russell
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-613-443-2793


548 Main Street East
Region: Town of Hawkesbury
Phone: 1-613-636-0666


261 Longueuil Street
Regions: L'Orignal and Longueuil (K0B)
Phone: 613-675-1999


Riceville Christian Church Building, 3839, County Road 16
Regions: Riceville, Plantagenet, Wendover, Treadwell, Pendleton, St-Isidore and Fournier
Phone: 1-613-715-0867


2815 Chamberland Street
Regions: Rockland, Clarence Creek, Hammond and St-Pascal-Baylon
Phone: 1-613-446-7594

Vankleek Hill

29 High Street
Regions: Vankleek Hill, St-Eugène, Ste-Anne de Prescott, St-Bernardin, parts of L'Orignal, Dalkeith and Alfred
Phone: 1-613-678-8119