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Organization: Olde Forge Community Resource Centre - Community Support Services  
Phone Numbers: 613-829-9777
Fax: 613-829-9318
Email: info@oldeforge.ca
Website: www.oldeforge.ca
Address:
2730 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON
K2B 7J1
Intersection: Richmond Rd and Carling Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Contacts: Sue Walker - Executive Director
s.walker@oldeforge.ca
Service Description: Access to support in the community

General Services:
  • information and referral
  • friendly visiting
  • telephone assurance
  • luncheon program
  • seniors day away program
  • respite care
  • grocery van
  • craft groups and various workshops on topics of interest to seniors
  • grocery shopping bus service
  • transportation to medical appointments: includes doctor appointments, physiotherapy, bloodwork, etc.
  • caregiver support
  • free income tax clinics

Yard maintenance:
  • snow removal
  • light and heavy house-cleaning
  • minor repairs

Foot care clinics:
  • examination of feet and legs
  • prevention care and health teaching
  • treatment of ingrown toenails and thick nails
  • trimming and filing of nails
  • calluses and corn care
  • nail care
  • referral services

Snow Go Assist program:
  • matching service for those looking to hire an individual or contractor to clear snow from private driveways and walkways
  • eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities may also apply to receive financial assistance to pay for a portion of their snow removal costs through this program

Meeting: Income tax clinics February-April
Fees: Service - Some services have fees associated to them
Application: Call for more information or to register.

Snow Go Assist program: Participants must provide proof of active enrolment in one or more of the following programs to prove that they meet the program objectives:

* GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement)

* ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program)

* Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit

* Ontario Works plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)

* Essential Health and Social Supports plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)

* Home Help plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)

* Low income senior or person with a disability (proof may be required)

* Special Circumstances may be considered

For more information on the Snow Go program, visit this link: ottawa.ca/en/social_com/seniors/snow_go

Transportation Service: call seven to ten days before appointment * must be registered with the Community Support Services (CSS) to access this service * if a client is registered with CSS and a volunteer is available, appointments may be booked with 24 hour notice
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults with physical disabilities who reside in the area served.

Snow Go Assist program : Seniors and persons with disabilities, must be for the purpose of ensuring mobility * must be physically unable to clear snow from their private driveway and/or walkway due to their own disability * must lack resources (people and/or financial) to arrange for clearing of snow from their private driveway and/or walkway
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa  
See Also: Community Support Services
Friendly Visiting
Home Help and Homemaking
Telephone Reassurance and Security Checks
Transportation - Non-Accessible and Volunteer

This information was last completely updated on April 19, 2018

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