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Social Network for Youth of Ottawa-Carleton

Alternate Name OCR ; Social Network for Youth of Ottawa Carleton
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Assists mildly developmentally-delayed youths and adults to learn social and recreational skills. Participants, with the help of volunteers, organize their own leisure activities. Helps participants to gain social skills appropriate to their age group and to manage their social time independently. They learn life skills such as arranging transportation, making reservations, etc. 
Participants meet once a week with two part-time staff and volunteers to plan weekly activities and to socialize.
Hours There are no office hours.
Meetings Youth Club Tue 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sep-Jul * Grad Club Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
Mildly developmentally-delayed youth 14-25 years old * those who are slow learners, lack social skills, or have difficulty making friends 
* Grad Club: mildly developmentally-delayed persons 25 years and older
Application Call, leave name and telephone number on the answering machine and the call will be returned * new clients attend one to three meetings at which time a decision is made by the staff and the client as to whether they can become members
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership ; Program - A nominal fee is charged ; Fee assistance available.
Service Categories Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ~ Adolescents ; Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ~ Young Adults ; Life Skills Education ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Developmental Disabilities
Contact Information
Office Phone Answering machine 613-237-0113
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Sacha Huneault, Director
Alternate Contact Vivya Parmar, Program Coordinator
Primary Executive Nancy Keddy
Other Details
Established 1989
Funding City / Town ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 890550270 RR0001 ; Fees - Membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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