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Kiwanis Club of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - Mailing Address

Service: AKtion Clubs

Alternate Name Aktion Club of Bytown ; AKtion Club of Ottawa ; OCR ; The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Royal Canadian Legion
330 Kent St
Ottawa, ON K2P 2A6
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Intersection Kent St and Somerset St W
Mailing Address c/o Kiwanis Club of Ottawa 
PO Box 70 
Morewood, ON K0A 2R0
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable Routes 2, 153
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Community service group composed of developmentally disabled adults who want to return to their communities while developing important skills at the same time. Develops initiative and leadership * provides experience in living and working together * serves the community * prepares for useful citizenship 
* Members perform a variety of services to the community such as fundraisers and other projects to raise money for needs in the community 
* Members do community services, including * environmental projects * park beautification * food drives * nursing home visitations * as well as assisting Kiwanis Clubs with their projects * they also go to sporting events and visit museums, among many other activities 
Two local clubs: Bytown Club and The Ottawa Club * both contain a maximum of 54 members each * each club meets bi-monthly on Tuesdays
Hours No set office hours * call or leave a message  
Meet Tuesdays 6:30 pm-8 pm * Clubs meet on alternate weeks, bi-monthly
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults and seniors, 18 years and older, with developmental disabilities
Application Call to apply * referral through shelters or agencies that serve those who are developmentally challenged are accepted
Languages English ; French - Limited
Fees None
Service Categories Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Volunteer Development ~ Developmental Disabilities
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-233-1900
Primary Contact Rita Harper, Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Administrator
Volunteer Coordinator Dave Trigger, Co-Chairman; Phone: 613-295-8158
Other Details
Established 1999
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118984137 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochure * booklets
Resources Website
Accreditation No; Licensed by Kiwanis International

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