Olde Forge Community Resource Centre

Site: Ottawa

Service: Community Support Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-829-9777
Fax 613-829-9318
E-Mail info@oldeforge.ca
Website www.oldeforge.ca
Primary Contact Sue Walker, Executive Director; Email: s.walker@oldeforge.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Elizabeth Parcher, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: e.parcher@oldeforge.ca
Address & Map
2730 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K2B 7J1
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Access to support in the community

General Services:
* information and referral
* friendly visiting
* telephone assurance
* luncheon program
* seniors day away program
* respite care
* grocery van
* craft groups and various workshops on topics of interest to seniors
* grocery shopping bus service
* transportation to medical appointments: includes doctor appointments, physiotherapy, bloodwork, etc.
* caregiver support
* free income tax clinics

Yard maintenance:
* snow removal
* light and heavy house-cleaning
* minor repairs

Foot care clinics:
* examination of feet and legs
* prevention care and health teaching
* treatment of ingrown toenails and thick nails
* trimming and filing of nails
* calluses and corn care
* nail care
* referral services

Snow Go Assist program:
* matching service for those looking to hire an individual or contractor to clear snow from private driveways and walkways
* eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities may also apply to receive financial assistance to pay for a portion of their snow removal costs through this program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Meetings Income tax clinics February-April
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Ottawa River (North) to Hunt Club Rd (South) * Woodroffe Ave, Clyde Ave (East) to the Eagleson Rd area (West)

A catchment area map is available on the website
Eligibility Older adults with physical disabilities who reside in the area served. 
 
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 register.

Snow Go Assist program: Participants must provide proof of active enrolment 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

For more information on the Snow Go program, visit this link: ottawa.ca/en/social_com/seniors/snow_go

Transportation Service: call seven to ten days before appointment * must be registered with the Community Support Services (CSS) to access this service * if a client is registered with CSS and a volunteer is available, appointments may be booked with 24 hour notice
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Some services have fees associated to them
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1978
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107794000 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 19 Apr 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Disability Related Transportation ; Escort Programs ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Grocery Stores ~ Local Bus Services ~ Older Adults ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Home/Community Care Financing Programs ~ Older Adults ; Home/Community Care Financing Programs ~ People With Disabilities ; Housekeeping Assistance ; Podiatry/Foot Care ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ People With Disabilities ; Respite Care ; Senior Ride Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Telephone Reassurance ; Yard Maintenance

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