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Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre

Site: Kanata - Castlefrank Rd

Service: The Zone

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-591-3686
Fax 613-591-2501
Primary Contact Jessie Cornford, Child and Youth Worker
Alternate Contact Mia Doré, Manager, Child and Youth Team; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Carol Diguer, Volunteer Services Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Cristina DiTomaso, Senior Manager, Community Services; Email:
Alternate Executive Christine Harrison, Manager of Counselling and Community Response; Email:
Address & Map
170 Castlefrank Rd
Ottawa, ON K2L 2K6
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Mailing Address c/o The Zone 
2 MacNeil Court 
Ottawa, ON K2L 4H7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (2 April 2020): groups for youth have been moved to online platforms. Call 613-591-3686 ext 261 or send an email to for details. 
Unique space for youth to meet new people and try new activities * youth and their families can get connected to community resources and services 
Includes a dinner program, mentoring and support * assistance with homework and employment search * community education and volunteer services * activities include: outdoor hockey rink, soccer field, pool table, foosball table, computer with Internet access, board games, art, field trip, presentations, etc.
Hours Facilitated Programs Mon 4 pm-8 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Youth 12-17 years old
Application Drop in

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Languages English
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1991
Funding City / Town ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 899986541 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 05 Mar 2020
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ; Basketball ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ~ Adolescents ; Homework Help Programs ; Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ; Prejob Guidance ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Youth Centres ; Youth Enrichment Programs

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