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Alternate Name OCR ; Spectrum LGBTQ+ Community Youth Group ; Spectrum YSB ; YSB
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
147 Besserer St
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J9
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Intersection King Edward Ave and Rideau 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) Peer to peer community youth group * workshops, discussion groups, art collaborations, counselling services, peer mentoring, and primary care resources * access to a snack, showers, laundry, harm reduction supplies, telephone, Internet * crisis counsellors available
Hours Tue 6 pm-8 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth 14-24 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+)
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act
Fees None
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Supplies ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Laundry Facilities ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; LGBTQ2+ Support Groups ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Public Internet Access Sites ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Public Showers/Baths ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Telephone Facilities ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Youth Centres ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-241-7788 ext 300
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Brenda Allard, Youth Engagement Project Lead and Adult Ally
Other Details
Established 1960
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services; Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108228545 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Children's Mental Health Ontario

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