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Ottawa and District Injured Workers Group (The)

Alternate Name IWOS - Ottawa ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Nepean
Address & Map
Ottawa and District Injured Workers Group, The (ODIWG)
1516 Merivale Rd, 12C
Ottawa, ON K2G 3J6
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Intersection Clyde Ave and Baseline Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) An incorporated non-profit organization dedicated to assisting injured workers and their families in seeking justice, dignity and equality. * Promotes the proper health, safety and security of injured workers in the workplace. 
Resources and education to assist injured workers in dealing with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and injured workers rights * regular meetings to discuss injured worker issues * promotion of political activism * empowers or acts on behalf of clients, sometimes working with their union (where applicable), or refers to the Office of the Worker Adviser or other legal services.
Hours By appointment * Meeting: second Thu of the month, 7:30 pm-9 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Injured workers of 16 years or over * family, friends and advocates of injured workers
Application Call or e-mail to make an appointment
Languages English
Fees Membership - not required to receive services ; None - services
Service Categories Employment Related Advocacy Groups ; Individual Advocacy ~ Workers Compensation Recipients ; Individual Advocacy ~ Workplace Accident Victims ; Labour and Employment Law
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-567-5872
Primary Contact Doug Perrault, President; Phone: 613-298-1837; Email:
Other Details
Established 1994
Funding Provincial - Workplace Safety and Insurance Board - Injured Worker Outreach Services Program
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Operational policy manuals of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Member of The Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups

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