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Names
Alternate Name The Good Companions
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) Social, well-being, recreational, and educational activities

* day centre activities
* Adult Day Program
* Community support services
* Income tax preparation assistance
* Senior's Centre Without Walls

Food Services:
* reasonably priced meals
* nutritious hot lunches, soup and sandwiches, salad bar
* take-out meals
* festive and theme dinner parties
* some diet restrictions taken into account

Physical Activities:
* chair exercise
* fitness centre
* yoga
* dance classes
* well-being classes
* weights or cardio
* zumba
* pole walking

In House Services:
* hair salon
* foot care
* denture clinic
* massage therapy
* esthetics

Craft Program:
* painting
* quilting
* stained glass
* knitting
* crochet
* jewellery making
* woodworking

Performing Arts:
* choir
* choir chimes
* performing groups and bands
* home of the Grey Jazz Band

Education and Health Program:
* computer classes
* current affairs
* language classes
* wellness seminars
* guest lecturers
* day trips

Games and Social Program:
* cards
* dance
* sing along
* monthly birthday party
* special events and teas
* bingo

Fitness Programs: for adults regardless of fitness level, mobility or agility and for persons who suffer from osteoporosis, arthritis, or other muscular or cardiovascular conditions
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * Dining room 8:30 am-3 pm * Meal Serving Mon-Fri 11:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Older adults 55 years and older and people with physical disabilities 18 years and older
Application Call or e-mail for more information.
Languages English
Fees Membership - $35.50, additional program fees may apply (2018) ; Service
Service Categories Arts and Crafts Instruction ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Dance Instruction ; English as a Second Language ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Osteoporosis ; Language Instruction ; Martial Arts ; Music Groups ; Needlecraft Instruction ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ; Physical Fitness ; Religious Activities ; Sack Lunches/Dinners ; Senior Centres ; Social Clubs/Events ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Therapeutic Exercise ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Arthritis ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Osteoporosis ; Wellness Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-0428
Fax 613-230-2095
E-Mail info@thegoodcompanions.ca
Website thegoodcompanions.ca
Primary Contact Emma Revell, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2101; Email: erevell@thegoodcompanions.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Nikkie Snagg, Membership & Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2230; Email: nsnagg@thegoodcompanions.ca
Primary Executive Monique Doolittle-Romas, Executive Director; Phone: 613-236-0428 ext 2290; Email: mdoolittle-romas@thegoodcompanions.ca
Other Details
Established 1955
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118941152 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees - User fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * Quarterly program guide and information tool
Resources Website, videos, facility rentals, on-line program guide
Accreditation In Process * Member of Older Adult Centres' Association of Ontario (OACAO) * Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) * Ottawa Community Support Coalition

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