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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-248-1343 ext 312
Fax 613-366-2213
Primary Contact Espérance Emutesi, Program Coordinator; Phone: 613-248-1343 ext 312; Email:
Primary Executive St-Phard Désir, Executive Director; Phone: 613-248-1343 ext 306; Email:
Address & Map
649 Montreal Rd, Suite 202
Ottawa, ON K1K 0T4
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Helps older francophone adults who are of racial or ethnocultural minorities with healthy aging and helps meet their individual needs as well as avoid isolation. 
* Workshops and seminars: once a month, a health professional organizes an information session a variety of subjects of interest including nutrition, geriatric health issues, finances, etc. * outings are organized each month in order to avoid isolation 
* English and French conversation tables: helps seniors develop and improve their communication skills in French by sharing ideas and talking about events 
* Meetings over coffee: this service is offered every week and takes place during social activities and coffee breaks, followed by recreational games * community kitchen 
* Transportation: helps seniors get to their appointments, specifically health related appointments as well as social events 
* Accompaniment: an individual can accompany a senior while shopping, talking a walk, going to the mall or even to church 
* Friendly visiting and family supervision: friendly visits are organized directly between a volunteer and the client * the volunteer can invite the senior to his house in order to break the cycle of a routine 
* Telephone reassurance: a volunteer can make a daily call to avoid isolation and to ensure that the senior is doing well
Hours Mon 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
Seniors 55 years and older
Application Call or drop by the office to apply.
Languages English - can be accommodated ; French
Fees None
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 09 Oct 2018
Service Categories Conversation Partners ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Telephone Reassurance ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Volunteer Opportunities ~ Francophone Community

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