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Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (The)

Site: Ottawa

Service: Dementia Society (The)

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Contact Information
Office Phone Ottawa 613-523-4004
Toll Free Phone Renfrew County 1-888-411-2067
After Hours Phone Support for caregivers - Telehealth 1-866-797-0000
Crisis Phone 613-722-6914
Fax 613-523-8522
Volunteer Coordinator Jesslyn Smith, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-523-4004 ext 3105; Email:
Primary Executive Wendy Grimshaw, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-523-4004 ext 3109; Email:
Alternate Executive Dean Henderson, Director of Clinical/Client Services; Phone: 613-523-4004 ext 3110; Email:
Address & Map
1750 Russell Rd, Suite 1742
Ottawa, ON K1G 5Z6
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Support for persons with dementia, their caregivers and families * individual screening * assessment and care planning * support and referral to specialized geriatric programs * navigation of care system * referral to community supports * strategies for self-management * assistance in reducing social isolation * connection to social programs * education and training on dementia
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) ; Renfrew County
Eligibility People with all forms of dementia, their caregivers and family members
Application Call, e-mail or submit form at
Languages English ; French ; Arabic
Fees Program ; None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Founded in 1980; Incorporated in 1982
Funding Provincial - Local Health Integration Network ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118785013 RR0001 * General and memorial donations
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Information package * brochures * fact sheets
Date Updated 07 Nov 2019
Service Categories Caregiver Counselling ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver Support Groups ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver Support Groups ~ Dementia ; Caregiver Training ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Dementia ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Missing Persons Location Assistance ~ Older Adults ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Missing Persons Location Assistance ~ Older Adults ~ Dementia ; Special Libraries ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Dementia ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease

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