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Circles of Support and Accountability Ottawa

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Names
Alternate Name CoSA ; CoSA Ottawa ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave N, Unit 207A
Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5
 
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Intersection Bronson Ave and Lisgar St
Mailing Address c/o Susan Love 
211 Bronson Ave, unit 207A 
Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Reintegration program for people who have been incarcerated for committing sexual offenses typically who have been released at their warrant expiry date (end of their sentence), with little or no supports in the community and are considered at high risk to re-offend. Clients participate voluntarily. 
 
A Circle consists of 3-4 trained and screened volunteers, citizens, who support the 'Core Member' (client) in his efforts to develop a meaningful, crime-free life in the community. Volunteers are required to commit to approximately two hours each week and for a minimum period of one year.
Hours Irregular, call for details * Group and one-on-one meetings are held at various times and various locations in the community
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and area
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
 
See website for client eligibility criteria * Volunteers must be 21 years or older
Application Call or e-mail to access the services
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Intensive Supervision of Offenders ~ Adult Sex Offenders
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-288-2284, leave a message
E-Mail admin@cosa-ottawa.ca
Website www.cosa-ottawa.ca
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Susan Love, Program Coordinator; Email: slove@cosa-ottawa.ca
Other Details
Established 1994
Funding United Way ; Private ; Foundation ; Public Safety
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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