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Olde Forge Community Resource Centre

Site: Ottawa

Service: Transportation

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2730 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K2B 7J1
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Intersection Richmond 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) COVID-19 (1 April 2020): Olde Forge continues to offer transportation to medical appointments during COVID19. 
Non-emergency transportation to local and long-distance medical appointments and regular activities such as grocery shopping and banking * volunteer drivers 
* escorted transportation to non-urgent medical appointments, Olde Forge day programs, weekly luncheons 
* Grocery Bus (to Metro in Bells Corners) every Thursday 
* Community Shopping Van Program (to grocery stores, Carlingwood Shopping Centre, and occasionally, to Bayshore Shopping Centre) 
* Run Around Rides (for non-medical transportation needs: errands, banking, lunch dates, family visits etc)
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries A map of the catchment area is available on the website 
Run Around Rides only available in a certain area. See catchment map on the website's Transportation Page
Eligibility Older adults and adults with disabilities
Application Call or email Coordinator * pre-booking required
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Set fee
Service Categories Disability Related Transportation ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ; Senior Ride Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-829-9777
Fax 613-829-9318
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Sue Vinson, Coordinator; Phone: 613-829-9777 ext 231; Email:
Primary Executive Elizabeth Parcher, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Local Health Integration Network ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107794000 RR0001
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