|Record #: OCR0520
||Last Modified: 24 Jan 2013
||Last Full Update: 19 Jul 2012
|Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website|
|Located In Community||City of Ottawa|
|After Hours Phone||Answering machine|
|Description and Services|
|Hours||Irregular, call for details|
|Dates||Meetings every other month in 2012. Visit the website for schedule.|
|Meetings||Bi-monthly 7 pm-9 pm * For dates and times call or visit the website * usually held at the Ottawa Citizen Building, 1101 Baxter Rd, Ottawa * wheelchair accessible * intersection: Greenbank Rd and Iris St, near IKEA * free parking|
|Description||Support group dedicated to individuals or families affected by anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic reaction) or severe allergies to food and other products * support and education about anaphylaxis * promotion of allergy awareness in and around the Ottawa-Gatineau area * bi-monthly meetings to provide opportunities for formal and informal discussion. * Internal group forum allows members to communicate with each other. |
Helps those who suffer from food allergies (including peanut allergy * nut and tree nut allergy * milk allergy * egg allergy * fish and seafood allergy * etc.) * who have anaphylaxis or life-threatening allergies or who need epinephrine and/or an epinephrine auto-injector, such as EpiPen and Twinject.
|Eligibility||Anyone may attend meetings, but meetings are usually attended by parents of children with life-threatening allergies and adults with life-threatening allergies.|
|Application||Application form available on the Website or join at one of the meetings.|
|Fees||None ; Fee assistance available.|
|Languages of Service||English|
|Areas Served||Gatineau ; Ottawa (City of)|
|Primary Executive||Karen Eck, Volunteer Leader|
|Subjects||Allergies ; Children ; Health ; Medical information ; Nonprofit organizations ; Parents ; Support groups ; Youth|
|Service Categories - Blue Book||Health|
|Broader Terms||Age groups ; Diseases ; Groups ; Health ; Immunological diseases ; Organizations|
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