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Operation Red Nose

Site: Outaouais

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Gatineau
Address & Map
Centre communautaire Fontaine
120 Charlevoix St
Gatineau, QC J8X 1R2
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Intersection Maisonneuve blvd and Allumettières blvd
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Physical Access Unknown
Description and Services
Description (Service) Public service offered to residents on both side of the Ottawa River, on pre-established dates in December. It is a motor escort service for individuals who are under the influence of alcohol, who feel too tired, or for any other reason, cannot drive. The primary condition is that the customer owns a vehicle, because Operation Red Nose is not a taxi service.
Hours Escort hours 8 pm-3 am
Areas Served Gatineau - Cantley, Chelsea, Gatineau, L'Ange-Gardien, La Pêche, Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette, Pontiac, Val-des-Monts ; Ottawa (City of) - Downtown ; Québec
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults 18 years and older who have taken alcohol, drugs, or who do not feel up to driving. The user must have a car when they call.
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French
Fees Donation - Donations are accepted and are all returned to local organizations supporting youth ; None
Service Categories Alcohol/Drug Impaired Driving Prevention ; Drinking/Drug Impaired Driver Transportation
Contact Information
Office Phone 819-771-2886
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Véronic Picard, Regional Coordinator; Phone: 819-968-2636
Other Details
Established 1981
Funding Private - Corporate sponsors
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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