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Ottawa-Carleton Lifeskills

Alternate Name OCR
Legal Name Ottawa-Carleton Lifeskills Inc.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kanata
Address & Map
1 Brewer Hunt Way, Unit 9
Ottawa, ON K2K 2B5
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Intersection March Rd and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Provides encouragement, opportunities and experiences in friendly, supportive environments, that will promote self-development, and foster interdependent relationships with other members of the community to individuals who are developmentally disabled. 
Community Participation Support (Day Program): a traditional lifeskills program, pre-vocational program and a relaxed/sensory program. 
Home Share Program: supports individuals with a developmental disability who live with staff in the staff's home. 
Residential Support: 7 residential program locations where total care/high medical needs or those requiring skill development in daily living and/or behavioral supports are offered. 
Support Independent Living: supports individuals who live in their own apartments, either alone or with a friend. 
Support Apartment Living: individuals share an apartment with one other individual and are supported by staff Mon-Fri 24 hours. There are a small number of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments close together on one or two floors. Technology is used to assist staff in supervising and monitoring individual needs and/or activities.  
* A Saturday day leisure program is also offered 3 out of every 4 weekends.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Developmentally disabled adults, 18 years of age or older
Application Call or visit website for more information
Languages English
Fees Service - for non-funded individuals requiring support
Service Categories Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Prevocational Training ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ Developmental Disabilities
Waiting List Yes, the waiting list is maintained by Developmental Services Ontario Eastern Region for funded spots. * Sometimes a waiting list for Fee for Services spots.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-254-9400
After Hours Phone 613-720-4473
Fax 613-254-8414
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Kim Caron, Director of Operations; Phone: 613-254-9400 ext 225; Email:
Primary Executive Jocelyne Paul, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1985
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 889993348 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochure
Resources Website
Accreditation No, licensed by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.

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