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Bruce House

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
251 Bank St, Suite 402
Ottawa, ON K2P 1X3
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Intersection Bank St and Somerset St W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Support and housing options for persons living with Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) / Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) * compassionate care 
The Apartment Program: Independent living in 20 to 30 rent geared-to-income apartments * some individual advocacy, counselling and referral
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility People living with Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
Application Referral form must be completed, usually by physician or social worker * assessment of needs conducted
Languages English
Fees Service - Rent is geared to income.
Service Categories Palliative Care ~ AIDS/HIV ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ AIDS/HIV
Waiting List Yes, up to 1 year or longer
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-729-0911
Fax 613-729-0959
Primary Contact Lana Duss, Supportive Living Coordinator; Phone: 613-729-0911 ext 40
Volunteer Coordinator Linda Truglia, Manager of Volunteer Services and Community Relations; Phone: 613-729-0911 ext 28
Primary Executive Lorraine Kelly, Co-Executive Director
Alternate Executive Linda Truglia, Co-Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1988
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Grants - Somerset West Community Health Centre ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 134127166 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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