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22-1485 Heatherington Rd. Ottawa, Ontario K1V 8Z4 - 613-523-2223
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What is Better Beginnings Better Futures (BBBF)?
BBBF is a community-based program that provides supports and services for parents and caregivers with children 0 to 5 years of age and pregnant women living in the Heatherington/Albion/Ledbury/Fairlea neighbourhoods of South-East Ottawa. BBBF is a program of the South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre.

All programs are free.

What programs and services does BBBF offer?

  • Nurse
  • Family Visiting
  • Playgroup
  • Community Celebrations
  • Nutritional Supplement
  • Community Connections
  • Clothing Bank


Where is BBBF located?
Community House                                          Playgroup
22-1485 Heatherington Road                            1495 Heatherington Road
Ottawa, ON K1V 8Z4                                         (In the Family Centre)
Telephone: 613-523-2223                               

When is BBBF open?
The Community House is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4: 30 pm, Monday through Friday. Tuseday until 6 p.m.

The Clothing Bank is open Monday, Wenesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon.


Bread is given out at the Community House on Fridays at 12:30.

Playgroup is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


BBBF provides a scent-free environment. Please do not wear perfumed or scented products as some people have environmental sensitivities.