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Your donations have enhanced our Therapeutic Recreation and Creative Arts Program and Volunteer Services. We have also purchased new much needed equipment such as furniture, small appliances and dental care equipment, to name a few.



I'm running for...

This May, Team Perley Rideau will participate in Ottawa Race Weekend while raising funds for the Foundation.  Team member Lisa says:

"I am running for my grandfather, John R. Newell, who lives at the Perley Rideau.  He moved in last June and is so pleased with the kind of care he has received - my family and I are impressed too!"

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Canada’s Women Veterans to be Honoured at Perley Rideau

Female Veterans of the Second World War and the Korean War will be honoured on Tuesday, March 6, as part of International Women’s Week celebrations at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre. During the event, each of the 44 female Veterans who live at Perley Rideau will receive a special shawl handmade by Mylène Levesque.

The event is also a fundraiser for the Perley Rideau Foundation, whose mission is to support the care of seniors and Veterans residing at the Health Centre. Admission is free; a silent auction will be held and High Tea will be served.The event is sponsored by Beechwood Funeral, Cemetery, and Cremation Services, Home of the home of the National Military Cemetery, the RCMP National Memorial Cemetery and the Ottawa Police Service Memorial Cemetery.

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Ted Griffiths and the Reconciliation Dinner

Major (ret'd) Edmund (Ted) Griffiths, CD, now spends much of his time reading, and chatting with fellow Veterans and other residents of the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre. The peaceful, caring environment stands in stark contrast to some of his experiences during a lifetime of service to Canada.

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Our Mission

To raise funds to help the
Perley Rideau achieve excellence
in the health, safety and well-being
of seniors and Veterans with a focus
on innovation in person centred and
frailty informed care and service.

The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre is an innovative Seniors Village with 450 long-term care beds and 139 independent-living appartments.Veterans enjoy priority access to 250 of the long-term beds and the independent living seniors' apartments. A growing number of clinical, therapeutic and recreational services are available on-site.



  • Commissionaires Ottawa
  • Royal Canadian Legion
  • Support Our Troops
  • True Patriot Love