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Good Companions (The)

Site: Ottawa

Service: Friendly Visiting

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; The Good Companions ; The Good Companions Seniors' Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
670 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1R 6L2
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Intersection Albert St and Empress Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (1 Apr 2020): Phone check-ins offered by this program will continue during COVID19. 
Friendly visiting program for clients who feel isolated, lonely or desire more social contact * volunteers are matched one-on-one with seniors living in the central Ottawa area * visitors visit seniors in person every other week for 1.5 to 2 hours, and phone on the alternate week
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * meetings based on individual needs, volunteer and client availability and preferences
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Ottawa Central: North of the Queensway between Preston St and Blair Rd

For postal codes beginning in: K1G, K1K, K1L, K1M, K1N, K1P, K1R, and K2P
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Seniors 55 years and older, and adults with disabilities (18+), who live alone * clients must be able to engage in friendly, positive conversation/interactions
Application Call * no referral required * clients and volunteers are matched based on compatibility and process may take some time
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Friendly Outreach Programs
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-0428
Fax 613-230-2095
Primary Contact Anne Kendall, Community Support Services Supervisor; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2240; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Nikkie Snagg, Membership and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2230
Other Details
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118941152 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees
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