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Organization: VHA Health and Home Support - Supportive Housing Program  
Phone Numbers: 613-238-8420
Toll-Free: 1-877-818-0884
Fax: 613-238-1306
250 City Centre Ave, Suite 700
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6K7
Intersection: City Centre Ave and Somerset St W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Valerie Bishop-de Young - Executive Director
613-238-8420 ext 249 *
Contacts: Kim Kruk - Manager, Supportive Housing
613-238-6819 ext 226 *
Service Description: Supportive housing * non-medical assistance in one of several accessible apartments, integrated throughout larger apartment buildings * six different locations * geared to persons with physical disabilities who require a minimum of two hours of attendant care services per day that cannot be met on a visiting basis

Fees: Program - Geared to income housing program
Application: All applicants must complete an application form to determine suitability for the program * call to apply or visit website for details * users are responsible for signing a Plan of Service Agreement
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults 16 years and older with physical disabilities
To be eligible for attendant services, people with physical disabilities must: Be insured under the Ontario Health Insurance Act (ie possess a valid Ontario Health Card) * have a permanent physical disability and require physical assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, transferring and toileting * be able to direct their own services; this means communicating on a daily basis what you want done, when you want it done * be able to have any medical/professional needs met by the existing community health network on a visitation basis * live alone in an unsupervised setting * have the communication skills or physical mobility sufficient to extricate him/herself in an emergency
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of) and area  
See Also: Housing and Residential Care for People with Mental Illness
Respite Care for Adults
Supportive Housing

This information was last completely updated on July 25, 2018

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