Ottawa Senior Pride Network

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-233-4443 ext 2194
E-Mail ospn.rfao@gmail.com
Website www.ospn-rfao.ca
Primary Contact Janis Dahl, Health Promoter, Centretown Community Health Centre; Email: jdahl@centretownchc.org
Primary Executive Koreen Fahey, Director, Centretown Community Health Centre; Email: kfahey@centretownchc.org
Address & Map
Centretown Community Health Centre
420 Cooper St
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N6
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Volunteer-run network made up of LGBTQ older adults * Committed to creating safe, LGBT-positive seniors’ services & programs, and residential environments through education, advocacy, and outreach. * working to build a strong connected, visible senior queer community in Ottawa 
 
Training Team: senior volunteer trainers organize and present workshops and professional development sessions to employees and volunteers working in centres and agencies for seniors, palliative care services, specialized foster care homes and home support agencies 
 
Housing Development Committee: Explores affordable LGBT-friendly housing options in the region that are, or that might become, available. Identifying appropriate LGBT-friendly resources so that LGBT seniors can stay in their homes longer * survey results on LGBT seniors are available on the website 
 
Social Spaces Committee: Organizes various types of events for the senior LGBT community * bowling, dances, movie and pub nights * participates in Pride Parade celebrations *see website for events and current groups 
 
End of Life Care: Advocacy and education on topics related to doctor-assisted death and palliative care * movie nights, round tables and a series of workshops On Dying 
 
Communication Committee: Communication to new members and external organizations via website, Facebook page and emails. 
 
Inclusion Committee: dedicated to moving toward health equity for older LGBTQ community by working for inclusive policy development and implementation
Hours Program hours vary
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and area
Eligibility LGBT seniors 50 years and over
Application Send an e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2008
Date Updated 03 Apr 2019
Subjects
Service Categories General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Older Adults ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Older Adults ~ LGBTQ Individuals

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