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Organization: Ottawa West Community Support  
Phone Numbers: 613-728-6016
Fax: 613-728-3718
Email: info@owcs.ca
Website: www.owcs.ca
Address:
c/o Lee McCarthy
1137 Wellington St W
Ottawa, ON
K1Y 2Y8
Intersection: Parkdale Ave and Wellington St W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm (on call coordinator available 24 hours per day for Respite and Assisted Living Program programs)
Adult Day Program: Mon-Thu 9:30 am-2:30 pm
Wheels to Meals/Congregate Dining: Fri 11:30 am-2 pm
Executives: Lee McCarthy - Executive Director
613-728-6016 ext 224 * lee@owcs.ca
Jennifer Lalonde - Executive Director
Jennifer@owcs.ca
Contacts: Amy Bevilacqua - Manager, Client Services
613-728-6016 ext 263 * amy@owcs.ca
Diane Chavez - Manager, Home Support Services
613-728-6016 ext 223 * dianec@owcs.ca
Service Description: Access to community support * other programs are available, see separate records for information
  • Personal care/respite care by trained Home Support and Personal Support Workers
  • Adult Day Program: transportation available as resources permit
  • Snow Go Program: low income seniors and people with disabilities can apply to receive financial assistance
  • Wheels to Meals / Congregate Dining: luncheon program * includes hot meal and social activities * monthly outing, transportation available as resources permit
  • Aging in Place: specific Ottawa Community Housing Buildings

Fees: Some services have fees associated to them
Application: Call for more information or to apply
Snow Go Assist program: Participants must provide proof of active enrollment in one or more of the following programs to prove that they meet the program objectives: GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement) * ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program) * Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit * Ontario Works plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older) * Essential Health and Social Supports plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older) * Home Help plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older) * Low income senior or person with a disability (proof may be required) * Special Circumstances may be considered

For more information on the Snow Go program, visit this link: ottawa.ca/en/social_com/seniors/snow_go
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Seniors, 55 and over, and persons with physical disabilities who wish to maintain themselves in their own homes or apartments and live in the area served * Adult Day Program and Foot Care is open to all City of Ottawa residents * Respite program has an extended catchment area

Snow Go Assist program : Seniors and persons with disabilities, must be for the purpose of ensuring mobility * must be physically unable to clear snow from their private driveway and/or walkway due to their own disability * must lack resources (people and/or financial) to arrange for clearing of snow from their private driveway and/or walkway
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of) and area  
See Also: Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on September 13, 2016

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