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Organization: Ottawa. City Operations - Ottawa - Des Peres Blanc Ave - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services - Inclusive Recreation - Rural and Community Services and Centres  
Phone Numbers: East District 613-580-2424 ext 29300 * West District 613-580-2424 ext 41226 * Central District 613-580-2424 ext 29292 * Therapeutic Programs 613-580-2424 ext 29320 * South District 613-580-2424 ext 29291
Teletype: 613-580-2401
After Hours: 3-1-1 * 613-580-2400
Fax: 613-580-2845
300 Des Pères-Blancs Ave, 3rd Flr
Ottawa, ON
K1L 7L5
Intersection: Vanier Parkway and Montreal Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Dan Brisebois - Program Manager
613-580-2424 ext 29294
Contacts: Darcie Taing - Portfolio Manager
613-580-2424 ext 29249 *
Lindsay Snider - Admin Clerk
613-580-2424 ext 29283 *
Service Description: Provides assessment and referral to appropriate programs, to determine the level of support needed * Portfolio Coordinators, Inclusive Recreation provide Leisure Counselling that connects clients to recreation programs and can facilitate support when necessary and available to enhance participation.

Programs offered in various community centres * programs take place throughout the city during the day, evening and weekends and include a wide range of options: * community outings * social clubs * fitness * aquatics * summer camps for children, youth and adults * health and wellness * swimming lessons, After Four programs

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Service Coordination, Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre and several community organizations, the City of Ottawa hosts Therapeutic and Recreation Day Programs throughout the city. Full day programs currently being offered include:
  • ABI: Acquired Brain Injury Program
  • VARIETY: Adult day programs for people with developmental delay
  • RENDEZ-VOUS: French adult day program for people with developmental delay
  • SPIRIT: for medically fragile children

Fees: Service - Limited financial assistance is available for city-operated programs * Special Needs Tax Credit * Children's Fitness Tax Credit (not in effect as of 2017)
Application: Adult therapeutic programs: Application is through Service Coordination at 613-748-1788 * Children and Youth Programs: Applications accepted at any Client Service Centre or at local Community Centres * Inclusive Recreation (such as subsidies): Call the Portfolio Coordinator, Inclusive Recreation in your district
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: All age stages and populations
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on July 4, 2018

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