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Organization: Ottawa Humane Society - Brightening Lives Animal Visits  
Phone Numbers: 613-725-3166 ext 264
Fax: 613-725-5674
245 West Hunt Club Rd
Ottawa, ON
K2E 1A6
Intersection: Prince of Wales Dr and W Hunt Club Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu, Sep-May * some special visits during summer months
Service Description: Designed to bring companionship to the isolated members of the community, particularly the elderly and people living with a disability as well as homeless shelters, children's hospitals and long term care facilities.

Volunteers are asked to take either their owned animals or Ottawa Humane Society approved animals to long-term care facilities, group homes, hospitals and a variety of social service agencies.

Fees: None
Application: Complete application available on website and return by email or fax * ensure you specify the program and shift you are applying for * following a successful interview, volunteers will be asked to submit a Criminal Record Check and attend a scheduled orientation
Eligibility / Target Population: Volunteers 18 years and older must have their own suitable visiting cat or dog * the animal must be evaluated by an OHS temperament evaluator and meet temperament criteria * driver's license and criminal records check are mandatory
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Friendly Visiting

This information was last completely updated on May 22, 2018

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Updated May 22, 2018
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