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Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre

Site: Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre

Service: Direct Funding Self-Managed Attendant Services

Alternate Name Attendant Care Program Direct Funding ; Attendant Services Program Direct Funding ; OCR ; OILRC
Former Name Ottawa Carleton Independent Living Centre
Legal Name Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
214 Montreal Rd, Suite 401
Ottawa, ON K1L 8L8
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Intersection Montreal Rd and Vanier Pkwy
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free 2 hour street parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Program enabling adults with physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendants * attendants assist with routine activities of living, such as dressing, grooming, and bathing 
As employers, participants are fully responsible for managing their own employees within a budget that is developed on an individual basis * participants will interview, train, hire and if necessary, fire attendants, will handle the financial and reporting duties of an employer with the assistance of a Bookkeeper, and will have their personal needs met in various locations, such as at home, school, or in the community
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Adults 16 years and older with permanent physical disabilities who need attendant services to assist them with personal needs
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Attendant Subsidies
Waiting List Yes, 1-2 years
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-2558 ext 227
Fax 613-236-4562
Primary Contact Jessica Ayoub, Direct Funding Coordinator
Primary Executive Katie Paialunga, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 1989
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Federal - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 129847190 RR0001 ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foundation
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Newsletter * brochure
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes

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