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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-761-9522
Toll Free Phone 1-866-222-2138
TTY Phone 613-725-6175
Fax 613-761-9525
E-Mail info@citizenadvocacy.org
Website https://www.citizenadvocacy.org/
Primary Contact Maria Redpath, Manager: Communications, Engagement & Fundraising; Phone: 613-761-9522 ext 222; Email: mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org
Primary Executive Heather Lacey, Executive Director; Phone: 613-761-9522 ext 225; Email: hlacey@citizenadvocacy.org
Address & Map
1 Community Place
312 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4X5
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports people across the disability spectrum and their families through a number of programs:

* Everyday Champions: one-on-one, long-term matches between a volunteer advocate and a person with a disability who is looking for friendship.

* Chance for Choice: matches older people with disabilities, who are isolated and vulnerable, with volunteer advocates in one-on-one, long-term relationships.

* Lifetime Networks: helps families plan and provide a good life for their loved one, both now and in the future by creating a personal support network for the person with a disability * see separate record for details.

* Person-Directed Planning: opportunity for people with disabilities, with the guidance of an independent facilitator, to dream, plan and take ownership for the direction of their lives.

* Fetal Alcohol Resource Program: service navigation for individuals affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and their families * see separate record for details.

* Walking in My Shoes: monthly meeting for parents of children and youth with special needs to meet, greet and share experiences * see separate record for details.

* Children's Sibling Support Group: chance to meet other children who really understand how having a sibling with a disability is unique.
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility People with physical, developmental, intellectual, mental health, age-related and multiple diagnoses challenges
Application Call or send an email for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None - for most programs, call or send an email to confirm
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CitizenAdvocacy/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/1593540?trk=tyah&trkInfo=clickedVertical%3Acompany%2CclickedEntityId%3A1593540%2Cidx%3A3-2-6%2CtarId%3A1462369397584%2Ctas%3Acitizen%20adv
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CitAdvocacyOtt
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1974
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Grants - Foundation grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130362817 RR0001 ; United Way ; Membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material "Rapport", a newsletter issued 3 times per year
Date Updated 04 Jun 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Older Adults ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Physical Disabilities ; Disability Rights Groups ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Disabilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

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