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Alternate Name OCR ; Right Bike
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
22 O'Meara St
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4N6
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Intersection Parkdale Ave and Scott St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Community Economic Development Corporation providing a variety of supported employment, educational, wellness programs and other services 
* Solutions for Youth Project: paid pre-employment program 
* Employment Supports Program: (ESP through ODSP) job placement and retention  
* Social Enterprises: provides employment opportunities to consumers, see separate record for information 
* Job Quest: supported employment program for individuals with barriers to employment including those with disabilities, addictions, as well as those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness * this model offers rapid integration into jobs in the community based on participants skills and interests 
* Financial literacy training 
* Community Loan Fund (for eligible clients trapped in cycle of Pay Day loans) 
* Supported Employment in Rural Ottawa: program for persons with severe mental illness living in rural areas of Ottawa 
* Wellness program: for consumers with an employment goal * certified trainer will assist participants in reaching their personal fitness goals in a user friendly low key facility 
* Causeway Foundation: charity raising funds to support the Causeway Work Centre's initiative; includes a Greeting Card Campaign 
* Four agency-sponsored entrepreneurial businnesses providing employment opportunities to consumers: Krackers Katering * Good Nature Groundskeeping * Cycle Salvation
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals 16 years and older with psychiatric, developmental, concurrent disabilities and those who are economically disadvantaged * Employment Assistance Services: unemployed persons working less than 20 hours per week and legally entitled to work in Canada * Employment Insurance (EI) and Reachback clients (persons with an active EI claim, have a claim that ended within the last 3 years or have a maternity/parental claim that ended in the past 5 years) * Solutions for Youth Project: persons 16-30 years old
Application Call to apply * self-referrals accepted
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Career Counselling ; Career Exploration ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ; Disability Related Centre Based Employment ; Job Development ; Job Search/Placement ; Prejob Guidance ; Prevocational Training ; Supported Employment ; Supported Employment ~ At Risk for Homelessness ; Supported Employment ~ Homeless People ; Vehicle Donation Programs ; Vocational Assessment ; Vocational Education ; Vocational Rehabilitation ; Work Experience
Contact Information
Office Phone Intake and Community Supports 613-725-3494 ext 115
Fax 613-725-9913
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Frances Daly, Manager Programs and Services
Primary Executive Don Palmer, Executive Director; Phone: 613-725-3494 ext 103
Other Details
Established 1979
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Minstry of Children, Community and Social Services * Local Health Integration Network ; Federal - Service Canada ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106880883 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Corporate brochure * strategic plan * orientation packages
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective professional associations

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