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YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region (The)

Site: Ottawa - 180 Argyle Ave

Service: Employment and Newcomer Services - Youth Gambling Awareness Program

Alternate Name National Capital Region YMCA YWCA ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
150 Isabella St
Ottawa, ON K1S 1V7
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Intersection O'Connor St and Isabella St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Service designed to help youth, and those who work with or influence youth * identifies and deals with potentially addictive behaviours like gambling * works directly with youth, parents, teachers, or other health professionals 
* Prevention and education programs to help reduce the potential harm associated with youth gambling, including curriculum support and risk assessments 
* Community awareness sessions, including presentations to schools and youth organizations 
* Information that will help weigh the costs and benefits of gambling 
* Decision-making and coping strategies that will help clients remain a responsible member of the community 
* Referral to gambling treatment services
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * program hours flexible
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 8 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth 8-24 years of age, their parents and professionals working with youth
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Gambling Addiction Prevention Programs
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-237-1320 ext 5170
Toll Free Phone Ontario Problem Gambling Help Line 1-888-230-3505
Fax 613-788-5051
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Catherine Bernatchez, Youth Outreach Worker; Phone: 613-788-5001
Primary Executive Katie Sexton, Senior Director; Phone: 613-237-1320 ext 2315; Fax: 613-788-5051; Email:
Other Details
Established 1867; Programme: 2001
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health Promotion ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119072072 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Posters * bookmarks * classroom worksheets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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