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Last car donation was in 2014. Car donations may not be available at any given time.

Organization: Society of Saint Vincent de Paul - Ottawa Central Council - Family Mobility Program  
Phone Numbers: Leave a message, 613-241-1225
Website: www.ssvp.on.ca
Address:
207 Bank St, Ste 308
Ottawa, ON
K2P 2N2
Street
Address
:
Ottawa  
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: There are no office hours, messages are taken daily
Executives: Pierre J Hubert - President
Service Description: Provides low income families with a vehicle to assist them in meeting their responsibilities as parents and employees, and to enhance their capacity for self-sufficiency.
  • In partnership with one local high school, provides used vehicles free to families of the community with limited financial means
  • Assists the school in finding vehicle donors and provides a tax receipt to the donor according to the value of the vehicle
  • Provides a professional assessment of reconditioning costs of the vehicles and, when accepted into the program, undertakes repairs (Automotive classes) to meet provincial safety standards
  • Receives applications for the Family Mobility Program and selects the most suitable families to receive vehicles according to established criteria (family revenue, transportation needs, ability and affordability to operate a vehicle, etc.). Individual and corporate sponsors have helped defray the costs of reconditioning and certification of vehicles

Fees: None
Application: Call and leave a message. The most suitable families to receive vehicles according to established criteria will be selected.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Low income families in Ottawa
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Clothing and Household Items

This information was last completely updated on September 21, 2017

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