Add to clipboard
 |  Share  |  Email  |  Print     Updated June 22, 2017
Suggest an Update
Organization: VHA Health and Home Support - Supportive Housing Program  
Phone Numbers: 613-238-8420
Toll-Free: 1-877-818-0884
Fax: 613-238-1306
Email: info@vhaottawa.ca
Website: www.vhaottawa.ca
Address:
250 City Centre Ave, Suite 700
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6K7
Intersection: City Centre Ave and Somerset St W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Valerie Bishop-de Young - Executive Director
613-238-8420 ext 249 * valerie@vhaottawa.ca
Contacts: Kim Kruk - Manager, Supportive Housing
613-238-6819 ext 226 * kkruk@vhaottawa.ca
Service Description: Supportive housing * non-medical assistance in one of several accessible apartments, integrated throughout larger apartment buildings * six different locations * geared to persons with physical disabilities who require a minimum of two hours of attendant care services per day that cannot be met on a visiting basis

Fees: Program - Geared to income housing program
Application: All applicants must complete an application form to determine suitability for the program * call to apply or visit website for details * users are responsible for signing a Plan of Service Agreement
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults 16 years and older with physical disabilities
To be eligible for attendant services, people with physical disabilities must: Be insured under the Ontario Health Insurance Act (ie possess a valid Ontario Health Card) * have a permanent physical disability and require physical assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, transferring and toileting * be able to direct their own services; this means communicating on a daily basis what you want done, when you want it done * be able to have any medical/professional needs met by the existing community health network on a visitation basis * live alone in an unsupervised setting * have the communication skills or physical mobility sufficient to extricate him/herself in an emergency
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of) and area  
See Also: Housing and Residential Care for People with Mental Illness
Respite Care for Adults
Supportive Housing

This information was last completely updated on June 22, 2017

Suggest an Update

© 2016, Community Information Centre of Ottawa




For additional resources including respite/personal care program for Seniors and Adults with Physical Disabilities, Lung Health, Stroke and Desktop Resource Guides click Here or visit Health Resources.




Lung Health

Long Term Care Homes Virtual Video Tours

Exercise Classes

Falls Prevention

Dementia Resources