Ability First Ottawa

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-291-5422
E-Mail abilityfirstottawa@gmail.com
Website abilityfirstottawa.org
Primary Executive Christina Ranieri, Director, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Catherine Aldrich, Director and Executive Assistant
Address & Map
Collab Space
70 Bongard Ave, Unit B
Ottawa, ON K2E 7Z9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Organization providing services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include the following programs: 
* Awesome Mondays: weekly sessions providing life skills, training social gatherings and field trips for participants 
* Parent Support Program: information and resource for single parents, includes support group meetings 
* AFO Clothing Bins: light purple bins around Ottawa for collection, donations are distribution to AFO and their clients and their families 
* Housing Navigation Program: provides housing assistance to people with developmental disabilities who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
Hours Irregular, call for details
Meetings Call or email for more information
Areas Served Ottawa - and area
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 70 year(s) 
People with developmental disabilities, who are on the Autism Spectrum, with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD), anxiety disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), learning disabilities, other similar disorders, and non-developmental disabilities
Application Send message via Facebook page or email and request an intake appointment * potential volunteers email credentials and resume, police check required to work with participants directly
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees Program - Flat rate of $60 per individual, per day (2019) ; Those who are in need of financial support can apply through the organization's Board of Directors.
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/abilityfirstottawa
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/abilityfirstottawa/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AbilityFirstOtt
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 826197394 RR0001
Date Updated 27 Sep 2019
Service Categories Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs

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