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Organization: Ottawa Senior Pride Network  
Phone Numbers: 613-233-4443 ext 2194
Email: kfahey@centretownchc.org
Website: www.ospn-rfao.ca
Address:
Centretown Community Health Centre
420 Cooper St
Ottawa, ON
K2P 2N6
Intersection: Bank St and Somerset St W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Program hours vary
Executives: Koreen Fahey - Director
Contacts: Mary Harvey - Training Coordinator
mharvey@centretownchc.org
Janis Dahl - Health Promoter
613-233-444 ext 2194 * jdahl@centretownchc.org
Service Description: Network made up of professional service providers * representatives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community groups * ensures that seniors are honoured and included in their communities and have access to appropriate services and facilities * works to create a strong, connected, visible senior queer community as well as culturally-appropriate and safe senior services and residential environments

Training Team: 15 senior volunteer trainers organize and present workshops and professional development sessions to employees and volunteers working in centres and agencies for seniors, palliative care services, specialized foster care homes and home support agencies

Housing Development Committee: Explores affordable LGBT-friendly housing options in the region that are, or that might become, available. Identifying appropriate LGBT-friendly resources so that LGBT seniors can stay in their homes longer * survey results on LGBT seniors are available on the website

Social Spaces Committee: Organizes various types of events for the senior LGBT community * bowling, dances, movie and pub nights * participates in Gay Pride Parade celebrations

End of Life Care: Advocacy and education on topics related to doctor-assisted death and palliative care * movie nights, round tables and a series of workshops On Dying

Communication Committee: Communication to new members and external organizations via website, Facebook page and emails.

Community Perspective: Through the work of various committees

Fees: None
Application: Send an e-mail or visit website for more information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: LGBT seniors 50 years and over * staff and volunteers of senior serving agencies
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa  
See Also: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirited, Queer (LGBTQ+)

This information was last completely updated on April 4, 2017

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