Good Companions (The)

Site: Ottawa

Service: Snow Go Assist

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-0428
Fax 613-230-2095
E-Mail info@thegoodcompanions.ca
Website www.thegoodcompanions.ca
Primary Contact Brenda Packer, Community Support Services Coordinator; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2250; Email: bpacker@thegoodcompanions.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Nikkie Snagg, Membership & Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2230; Email: volunteer@thegoodcompanions.ca
Address & Map
670 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1R 6L2
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Access to support in the community * see separate listings for additional program descriptions 
 
Snow Go Assist Program: matching service for people 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
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries North of the Queensway between Preston St and Blair Rd * Central Ottawa, Vanier, Manor Park, Lowertown, Sandy Hill, Overbrook Forbes, Lindenlea, New Edinburgh, China Town, Rockcliffe Park

For postal codes beginning in: K1G, K1K, K1L, K1M, K1N, K1P, K1R, and K2P
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
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 apply 
 
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
Languages English
Fees Program ; Fee assistance available for eligible low-income seniors.
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1955
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118941152 R0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * Newsletter
Date Updated 15 Aug 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Residential Snow Shovelling ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling ~ People With Disabilities ; Yard Maintenance ~ Older Adults ; Yard Maintenance ~ People With Disabilities

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