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Organization: Social Network for Youth of Ottawa-Carleton  
Phone Numbers: Answering machine 613-237-0113
Ottawa, ON
Hours: There are no office hours.
Executives: Nancy Keddy
Contacts: Aroha DeForest - Director
Sacha Huneault - Program Coordinator
Service Description: Assists mildly developmentally-delayed youths and adults to learn social and recreational skills. Participants, with the help of volunteers, organize their own leisure activities. Helps participants to gain social skills appropriate to their age group and to manage their social time independently. They learn life skills such as arranging transportation, making reservations, etc.

Participants meet once a week with two part-time staff and volunteers to plan weekly activities and to socialize.

Meeting: Tue 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sep-Jul * Grad Club Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Fees: Membership * Program - A nominal fee is charged
Application: Call, leave name and telephone number on the answering machine and the call will be returned. New clients attend one to three meetings at which time a decision is made by the staff and the client as to whether they can become members.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Mildly developmentally-delayed youth 13-25 years old * those who are slow learners, lack social skills, or have difficulty making friends

* Grad Club: mildly developmentally-delayed persons 25 years of age and older
Age: 13.00 years and older
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Life Skills for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on February 1, 2017

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