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Organization: Ability First Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: 613-291-5422
Collab Space
70 Bongard Ave, Unit B
Ottawa, ON
K2E 7Z9
Intersection: Merivale Rd and W Hunt Club Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Irregular, call for details
Executives: Christina Ranieri - Director, Chief Executive Officer
Catherine Aldrich - Director and Executive Assistant
Service Description: Organization providing services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include the following programs:
  • Awesome Mondays: weekly sessions providing life skills, training social gatherings and field trips for participants
  • Parent Support Program: information and resource for single parents, includes support group meetings
  • AFO Clothing Bins: light purple bins around Ottawa for collection, donations are distribution to AFO and their clients
  • Housing Navigation Program: provides housing assistance to people with developmental disabilities who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

Meetings: Call or email for more information
Fees: Program - Flat rate of $60 per individual, per day (2018) * Those who are in need of financial support can apply through the organization's Board of Directors.
Application: Send message via Facebook page or email and request an intake appointment * potential volunteers email credentials and resume, police check required to work with participants directly
Eligibility / Target Population: People with developmental disabilities, who are on the Autism Spectrum, with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD), anxiety disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), learning disabilities, other similar disorders, and non-developmental disabilities
Languages: English * American Sign Language (ASL)
Area Served:
See Also: Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on August 13, 2018

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