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Banff Avenue Community House

Alternate Name Banff Community House ; CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Banff Avenue Community House
2084 Banff Ave, Unit A & B
Ottawa, ON K1V 7X9
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Intersection Bank St and Walkley Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Ramp
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (21 Apr 2020): Food bank for the residents of Banff/Ledbury area. Clients must call 613-739-5702 for arrangements. Clients must also call ahead to schedule a time of access to phone/laptop/internet. All other programs and services are suspended until further notice.

This information is regularly updated on their website page.

Provides support (recreation, education community development and social services) to individuals, children/youth and families in the Ledbury/Banff social housing communities Core programming and services: early learning preschool programs * $1000 bursaries * homework club * computer/Internet access * Children Clothing Cupboard * youth programming and council * food programs (Fruit and Vegetable Distribution and Emergency Food Cupboard) * adult drop ins * community development initiatives
Hours COVID-19 -- Food Bank call-in Wed-Thu 10 am-12 noon, pick-ups Wed-Thu pm 
* Access to laptop/internet/phone call-in Tue 10 am-12 noon, use of service Tue 1 pm-4 pm  
* Administration Mon-Fri 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Ottawa
Boundaries Ridgemont Terrace area (Banff/Ledbury Avenue)
Eligibility Ledbury social housing community
Application Call or drop in

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ; Children's Clothing ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Early Literacy Development Programs ; Fax Machines ; Food Banks ; Homework Help Programs ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Prejob Guidance ~ Adolescents ; Preschools ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; School Readiness Programs ; Soccer ; Student Financial Aid
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-739-5702
Fax 613-739-0235
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Volunteer Coordinator Gwendy Herring, Senior Program Administrator
Primary Executive Sylvie Manser, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1989
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial - Trillium Foundation ; Grants - Community Foundation of Ottawa ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 886176940 RR0001 ; United Way ; Private ; Local churches
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Flyers * brochure
Resources Website, computer, Internet access

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