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Organization: Kiwanis Club of Ottawa - AKtion Clubs  
Phone Numbers: 613-295-8158
Fax: 613-233-3718
c/o Kiwanis Club of Ottawa
1283 Algoma Rd, Ste 201
Ottawa, ON
K1B 3W7
Street Address:
Royal Canadian Legion
330 Kent St
Intersection: Kent St and Somerset St W
Hours: No set office hours * call or leave a message
Executives: Dave Trigger - Chairman
Public Contacts: Dave Trigger - Chairman
Rita Harper - Administrative Manager
613-233-1900 *
Service Description: Community service group composed of developmentally disabled adults who want to return to their communities while developing important skills at the same time. Develops initiative and leadership * provides experience in living and working together * serves the community * prepares for useful citizenship
  • Members perform a variety of services to the community such as fundraisers and other projects to raise money for needs in the community
  • Members do community services, including * environmental projects * park beautification * food drives * nursing home visitations * as well as assisting Kiwanis Clubs with their projects * they also go to sporting events and visit museums, among many other activities

Two local clubs: Bytown Club and The Ottawa Club * both contain a maximum of 54 members each * each club meets bi-monthly on Tuesdays

Meetings: Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, Montgomery Branch, 330 Kent St, Ottawa; fully accessible; intersection: Somerset St; free occasional parking on the street; bus route: 2, 153 * Clubs meet on alternate weeks, bi-monthly.
Fees: None
Application: Call to apply * referral through shelters or agencies that serve those who are developmentally challenged are accepted
Eligibility / Target Population: Adults and seniors, 18 years and older, with developmental disabilities
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: Limited
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on November 1, 2018

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