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Organization: Ottawa. City Operations - Essential Health and Social Supports  
Phone Numbers: 3-1-1, press 1 for English and 4 for Social Services
Toll-Free: 1-866-261-9799
Teletype: 613-580-2401
Fax: 613-560-0617
Email: communitysupports@ottawa.ca
Website: www.ottawa.ca
Address:
370 Catherine St, 3rd Flr
Ottawa, ON
K1R 5T5
Intersection: Kent St and Catherine St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:45 am-4 pm
Executives: Sandra Graham - Coordinator
613-580-2424 ext 26584 * sandra.graham@ottawa.ca
Christopher Tuck - Manager
613-580-2424 ext 245000 * christopher.tuck@ottawa.ca
Contacts: Christiane Cardinal - Administrative Clerk
613-580-2424 ext 43511 * christiane.cardinal@ottawa.ca
Service Description: Helps Ottawa residents who cannot afford to pay for items or services needed to maintain their housing and for health items that are not available through other programs

May help to pay for:
  • urgent dental care, including dentures
  • eye exams and glasses
  • fuel/gas/hydro arrears, deposits and reconnection fees
  • rent arrears and deposits
  • Assistive Devices Program (ADP) 25% consumer contribution
  • bathroom aids
  • surgical and diabetic supplies
  • cremations and burials

Fees: None
Application: Call * persons in receipt of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) who need help should contact their caseworker.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Financial eligibility is based on maximum asset levels and Low Income Cut-off (LICO) after tax amounts. * For certain items, verification from a third party may be needed.
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Financial Assistance

This information was last completely updated on January 4, 2017

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