Glebe Centre Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Community Links

The Glebe Centre works with many organizations in the Long-Term Care Community. These operate either locally in Ottawa or on a wider scale within the Province of Ontario. The major ones are listed below. Please visit the websites of these organizations to find out more about them:


CARF International Acceditation


CARF International accreditation demonstrates a program’s quality, transparency, and commitment to the satisfaction of the persons served. CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.
Toll free (888) 281-6531.

A CARF 3 year Accreditation was awarded to the Glebe Centre for the Person-Centred Long-Term Care Community program valid till June 2018. 

Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)

There are 14 CCAC organizations across the province which manage local care. These are funded and legislated by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and basically provide connections to home care, long-term care destinations, and other services in the community.

Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN)

On April 1, 2007, a new organization called "Local Health Integrated Network" was born. The Government of Ontario actually created 14 regional LHINs across the province to plan, coordinate, and fund health care in their specific regions. The three-year plan (2007 to 2010) has six priorities:



Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)

OANHSS was founded in 1919. It is a non-profit registered charity based in the Province of Ontario. Its constituent members are non-profit municipal and charitable long-term care homes, nursing homes, seniors' housing organizations, community service agencies, commercial suppliers and associate and personal members. OANHSS has a total membership of over 585 organizations and individuals. Its core services are advocacy, education, group programs/services and communications. It represents over 27,000 long-term care beds (the provincial total being approximately 75,000 but this covers for-profit and not-for-profit beds). Its member organizations service over 100,000 seniors in more than 5,000 seniors housing units. OANHSS employs over 30,000 staff.


Ottawa Community Support Coalition (OCSC)

OCSC provides help for seniors and adults with physical disabilities living at home. It consists of 19 organizations mandated to provide this type of home-based community support. These agencies provide an efficient, accountable, consistent and coordinated range of community support services designed to meet the needs of individuals living in their community. The range of services offered by these agencies includes Meals on Wheels, Diners Club, Transportation, Friendly Home Visiting, Caregiver Support, Foot Care and Homemaking.