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Alternate Name CV19 ; High Jinx ; HighJinx ; OCR
Former Name HighJinx (2018)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
290 Kent St
Ottawa, ON K2P 2A4
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Intersection Kent St and Somerset St W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Unknown
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (31 Mar 2020) Food bank still open. Visit the Facebook page for additional information.

Social enterprise and community hub * second hand store selling donated antiques, oddities, retro items and housewares * profits are used to assist vulnerable individuals in the community

Services include:
* furniture bank
* household items
* meal every Friday (many meals are packed in containers to go)
* community pantry (food, pet supplies, hygiene and personal care items, laundry and cleaning supplies, etc.)
* homeless advocacy (help with housing)
* harm reduction
* referrals to services
* advocacy
Hours COVID-19: Tue-Sat 11 am-1 pm, Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for details
Languages English
Fees Service - to buy items from the store only ; None - services listed in the record
Service Categories Bag Lunches/Dinners ; Community Meals ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Food Banks ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Furniture ; Housing Advocacy Groups ~ Homeless People ; Individual Advocacy ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Pet Care Supplies ; Thrift Shops
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-864-4289 ; 613-298-8302
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Karen Nielsen, Co-Founder
Alternate Contact Leigh Reid, Co-Founder
Primary Executive Karen Nielsen, Co-Founder
Other Details
Established 2011
Funding Private - donations
Resources Website

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