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Alternate Name Aging in Place ; OWCS ; Snow Go Assist program
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1137 Wellington St W
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y8
 
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Intersection Parkdale Ave and Wellington St W
Mailing Address c/o Jennifer Lalonde 
1137 Wellington St W 
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y8
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Access to community support * other programs are available, see separate records for information 
 
* Personal care/respite care/homemaking by trained Home Support and Personal Support Workers 
 
* Assisted living services 
 
* Adult Day Program: transportation available as resources permit 
 
* Snow Go Program: low-income seniors and people with disabilities can apply to receive financial assistance 
 
* Wheels to Meals / Congregate Dining: luncheon program * includes hot meal and social activities * monthly outing, transportation available as resources permit 
 
* Aging in Place: specific Ottawa Community Housing Buildings
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm  
Respite and Assisted Living Program programs Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Adult Day Program Mon-Thu 9:30 am-2:30 pm 
Wheels to Meals/Congregate Dining Fri 11:30 am-2 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries North-South: Ottawa River Parkway to Baseline Rd 
East-West: Preston St to Woodroffe Ave 
 
Adult Day Program and Foot Care: City of Ottawa 
 
Personal Care/Respite Care: Parkdale Ave to the west end border of Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up Seniors 55 years and older, and persons with physical disabilities who wish to maintain in their own homes or apartments and live in the area served * Adult Day Program and Foot Care is open to all City of Ottawa residents * Respite, Personal Support and Homemaking programs have an extended catchment area

Snow Go Assist program : Seniors and persons with disabilities, must be for the purpose of ensuring mobility * must be physically unable to clear snow from their private driveway and/or walkway due to their own disability * must lack resources (people and/or financial) to arrange for clearing of snow from their private driveway and/or walkway
Application Call for more information or to apply

Snow Go Assist program: Participants must provide proof of active enrollment in one or more of the following programs to prove that they meet the program objectives:
* GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement)
* ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program)
* Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit
* Ontario Works plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)
* Essential Health and Social Supports plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)
* Home Help plus proof of disability and/or senior (60 years and older)
* Low income senior or person with a disability (proof may be required)
* Special Circumstances may be considered

Languages English ; French ; Other languages as resources permit.
Fees Service - Some services have fees associated to them.
Service Categories Escort Programs ~ Older Adults ; Home/Community Care Financing Programs ~ Older Adults ; Home/Community Care Financing Programs ~ People With Disabilities ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Physical Disabilities ; Respite Care ~ Families/Friends of Frail/Dependent Elderly ; Senior Meals ~ Older Adults
Waiting List Short waiting list for some programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-728-6016
Fax 613-728-3718
E-Mail info@owcs.ca
Website www.owcs.ca
Primary Contact Amy Bevilacqua, Senior Manager, Client Services; Phone: 613-728-6016 ext 263; Email: amy@owcs.ca
Alternate Contact Alice Hutton, Senior Manager, In Home Support Services; Phone: 613-728-6016 ext 272; Email: alice@owcs.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Catie Newans, Volunteer Services Coordinator; Phone: 613-728-6016 ext 234; Email: renee@owcs.ca
Primary Executive Jennifer Lalonde, Executive Director; Phone: 613-728-6016 ext 236; Email: jennifer@owcs.ca
Other Details
Established 1977
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 890626104 RR0001 ; Fees
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed. Board members are nominated by community churches.
Print Material Pamphlets * Newsletter
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Member of the Ontario Community Support Association

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