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Ottawa Community Housing Foundation

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-518-2097
Fax 613-731-4463
Primary Executive Howard Whittaker, Executive Director; Phone: 613-518-2097; Email:
Address & Map
OCH Foundation
39 Auriga Dr
Nepean, ON K2E 7Y8
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Physical Access Unknown
Description & Services
Description (Service) Foundation that brings together community leaders to help families, seniors, and individuals achieve personal success * focus on education, employment and building healthy communities * raises funds to support tenants living in Ottawa Community Housing communities 
* Caldwell Community Revitalization Project: creation of a green space that will include planter benches for community members to use as gardens or flower beds, a rain shelter with rain capturing system, an organic labyrinth for children, and trees 
* Charity Golf Tournament 
* Pack a Sack: backpacks and school supplies distributed to OCH community houses 
* Keeping Youth Connected: one-on-one support to at-risk youth, including life skill training, emotional support, social development, etc. 
* recLINK: access to social recreation opportunities for vulnerable children and youth 
* Youth Futures: supports post-secondary participation among low income youth in Ottawa through leadership development, employment experience, and post-secondary orientation * post-secondary experience, advanced leadership training, community engagement, and summer employment 
* Ron Larkin Scholarship Fund
Hours Unspecified
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ottawa Community Housing residents 
* Pack a Sack: children from kindergarten to grade 8 
* Keeping Youth Connected: at-risk youth 13-14 years old
Application Visit the website for more information
Languages English ; French
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Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 816590483 RR0001
Date Updated 27 Nov 2018
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ At Risk Youth ; Fundraising Campaigns ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Youth ; Leadership Development ~ High School Graduates/GED ; Life Skills Education ~ At Risk Youth ; Neighbourhood Improvement Groups ; Prejob Guidance ~ High School Graduates/GED ; School Supplies ; School Supplies Donation Programs ; Student Financial Aid ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Work Experience ~ High School Graduates/GED ; Youth Employment Programs ~ High School Graduates/GED

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