9 February, 2024 / Announcements

Rideau Community Health Services is commemorating its 50th anniversary in 2024, reflecting on a half-century of dedicated service to our communities.

18 December, 2023 / Announcements

The Board and staff of Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) would like to extend season’s greetings and best wishes to all our clients and community members!

Hours of operation over the 2023 holiday period:

27 November, 2023 / Announcements

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on programs available in your community? We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our Engagement Council at Rideau Community Health Services. As a vital part of our organization, you will play a key role in shaping the future of the programs that are available in our communities.

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18 August, 2023 / Announcements

The RCHS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Cummings as Board Chair, effective June 27, 2023. Thank you to Janet Cosier, our outgoing chair, for her leadership and dedication serving as Board Chair for the past 3 years, and as a board member for a total of 7 years.

28 July, 2023 / Announcements

The Rideau Community Health Services Board of Directors is pleased to welcome three new members to the board – Sharon O’Hara, Bridget Bygrave, and Tim Woods. The Board would also like to recognize the outgoing members, Janet Cosier, Terry Gilhen, and Don Palmer for their dedication and many contributions over the last several years.

The new members were ratified at the organization’s Annual General Meeting which took place on June 27, 2023 at the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre Hall.

9 March, 2023 / Announcements

Rideau Community Health Services is proud to announce that we've been awarded a grant to begin a social prescribing program through the Alliance for Healthier Communities! On March 3rd, the Government of Canada formally announced a commitment of 4 million dollars which will support 28 Community Health Centres and Family Health Teams across Ontario with the training and support they need to begin implementing social prescribing and enhance the availability of community-based mental health promotion programs.

29 April, 2022 / Announcements

News Release – for Immediate Distribution

April 29, 2022

Smiths Falls – Today, Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, announced the Ontario government is investing up to $200,000 in Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) in 2022-23. This funding will support the continued planning of the new Smiths Falls Integrated Health and Social Services Hub.

22 February, 2022 / Announcements
Rideau Community Health Services has been actively planning and advocating for the development of the Smiths Falls Health & Community Hub for five years. The vision of Rideau Community Health Services is to bring the community together to create a welcoming space in Smiths Falls in partnership with health, social, and community agencies. The community connection is a vital element in delivering programs and services. We believe that a health and community hub Read more...
4 January, 2022 / Announcements

On behalf of all staff at RCHS, we would like to extend our warmest wishes for a happy New Year.

Our sites continue to remain open with appointments being offered both in-person (when needed) and by phone/virtually.

12 November, 2021 / Announcements

World Diabetes Day is marked every year on November 14th which was the birthday of Sir Fredrick Banting. This year also marks a historic milestone – it was 100 years ago in 1921 that Banting and his colleague Dr. Charles Best started their experiments leading to the first successful insulin injection, a lifesaving treatment for Diabetes. This year, the World Diabetes Day theme is “Access to Diabetes Care: If not now, when?”.