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Ability First Ottawa

Alternate Name AFO ; AFO Inc ; OCR
Legal Name Ability First Ottawa Inc.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Collab Space
70 Bongard Ave, Unit B
Ottawa, ON K2E 7Z9
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Intersection Merivale Rd and W Hunt Club Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Organization providing services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include the following programs: 
* Awesome Mondays: weekly sessions providing life skills, training social gatherings and field trips for participants 
* Parent Support Program: information and resource for single parents, includes support group meetings 
* AFO Clothing Bins: light purple bins around Ottawa for collection, donations are distribution to AFO and their clients and their families 
* Housing Navigation Program: provides housing assistance to people with developmental disabilities who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
Hours Irregular, call for details
Meetings Call or email for more information
Areas Served Ottawa - and area
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 70 year(s) 
People with developmental disabilities, who are on the Autism Spectrum, with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD), anxiety disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), learning disabilities, other similar disorders, and non-developmental disabilities
Application Send message via Facebook page or email and request an intake appointment * potential volunteers email credentials and resume, police check required to work with participants directly
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees Program - Flat rate of $60 per individual, per day (2019) ; Those who are in need of financial support can apply through the organization's Board of Directors.
Service Categories Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-291-5422
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Executive Christina Ranieri, Director, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Catherine Aldrich, Director and Executive Assistant
Other Details
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 826197394 RR0001
Resources Website

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