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Carleton University

Site: 427 Unicentre Bldg

Service: Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
427 Unicentre Bldg
1125 Colonel By Dr
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6
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Intersection Bronson Ave and Sunnyside Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters * parking permits
Description and Services
Description (Service) Safe(r) space for Carleton students of all gender identities and sexual orientations through education, advocacy, and support * programming approach, recognizing that each individual brings a multiplicity of identities and lived experiences 
Services include: peer mentorship * social and educational events * referrals to community resources * the largest queer library in Ottawa * safer sex supplies * and a drop-in space for studying and socializing
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * hours may vary
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility The general public can use the centre * primarily serves Carleton undergraduate students, but is accessible to anyone who needs it
Application Call, e-mail, or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Spanish
Fees None
Service Categories AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Supplies ; LGBTQ2+ Community Centres ; LGBTQ2+ Support Groups
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-520-3723
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Joanna Zebib, Programming Coordinator, Carleton University Student Association
Alternate Contact Carlos Velázquez, Administrative Coordinator, Carleton University Student Association
Primary Executive Diana Idibe, Vice-President Student Services; Phone: 613-520-2600 ext 1610; Email:
Other Details
Funding Grants - Carleton University Student Association ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118838937 RR0001
Resources Website, Ottawa Trans Resource Guide
Accreditation Yes, by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

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