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Organization: Families Matter Co-operative Inc. - Families Matter Co-operative  
Phone Numbers: 613-797-2416
250 City Centre Ave, Bay 216
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6K7
Intersection: Albert St and City Centre Ave
Hours: Virtual office - there are no office hours. Email to arrange a time to connect.
Executives: Jeff Bond - Executive Director
Service Description: Autonomous family organization * offers support, information, networking, innovative solutions for families whose loved ones have disabilities * circle of support for full participation in community, including support with housing and recreation

Best Buddies Program: pairs students in post-secondary institutions with adults from the community with intellectual disabilities * buddies call their “Peer Buddies” on the telephone once per week, and see them every two weeks

Socialhood: Online community that empowers families and individuals by connecting like-minded people to each other and creating a platform for collaboration

Fees: Membership - $40 per year; includes voting privileges (2018)
Application: A membership profile can be created online
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions for access to the information in the resource database. Individual and family memberships are available. Visit the website for eligibility criteria.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for People with Disabilities
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This information was last completely updated on April 16, 2018

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