Banff Avenue Community House

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-739-5702
Fax 613-739-0235
Volunteer Coordinator Gwendy Herring, Senior Program Administrator; Email:
Primary Executive Sylvie Manser, Executive Director
Address & Map
Banff Avenue Community House
2084 Banff Ave, Unit A & B
Ottawa, ON K1V 7X9
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - Ramp
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides support (recreation, education community development and social services) to individuals, children/youth and families in the Ledbury/Banff social housing communities 
Core programming and services: early learning preschool programs * $1000 bursaries * homework club * computer/Internet access * Children Clothing Cupboard * youth programming and council * food programs (Fruit and Vegetable Distribution and Emergency Food Cupboard) * adult drop ins * community development initiatives
Hours Administration Mon-Thu 10 am-5 pm * Fri 11 am-2 pm 
Program Mon 1 pm-8:30 pm * Tue 10:30 am-7:30 pm * Thu 10 am-8:30 am * Fri 2 pm-6 pm * Sat 1:30 pm-4 pm 
Emergency Food Cupboard: second Wed of the month 1 pm * third Wed of the month 6 pm * last Thu of the month 10:30 am 
Closed last two weeks of August and December.
Meetings Closed last two weeks of August and December
Areas Served Ottawa
Boundaries Ridgemont Terrace area (Banff/Ledbury Avenue)
Eligibility Ledbury social housing community
Application Call or drop in

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Languages English
Fees None
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Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial - Trillium Foundation ; Grants - Community Foundation of Ottawa ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 886176940 RR0001 ; United Way ; Private ; Local churches
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Flyers * brochure
Date Updated 05 Mar 2019
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ; Children's Clothing ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Early Literacy Development Programs ; Fax Machines ; Food Banks ; Homework Help Programs ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Prejob Guidance ~ Adolescents ; Preschools ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; School Readiness Programs ; Soccer ; Student Financial Aid ; Toys/Toy Loan

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