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Social Planning Council of Ottawa

Alternate Name CPS ; OCR ; SPC
Former Name Social Planning Council of Ottawa-Carleton
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
815 St. Laurent Blvd, Room 235
Ottawa, ON K1K 3A7
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Intersection St Laurent Blvd and McArthur Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Street Parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Provide the residents of Ottawa with the means to exercise informed leadership on issues affecting their social and economic well-being 
Agency activities: Undertaking social research on a variety of social issues * supporting community networks and incubating new organizations * facilitating community based planning and access to basics 
Hosts the following organizations: Ottawa Coalition of Ethno-cultural Organizations * Community Information and Mapping System * Ottawa Data Consortium * Youth Action Now * Youth Active Media
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * evening or weekend appointments available upon request
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French ; Arabic
Fees Membership - Individuals $25; Non-profit organizations $30 (2020) ; Service - Contract and research fees variable ; Publications ; None - Some services
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ~ Human/Social Services Issues ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Human/Social Services Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Human/Social Services Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-9300
Fax 613-236-7060
Social Media Facebook
Primary Executive Dianne Urquhart, Executive Director; Phone: 613-236-9300 ext 303; Email:
Alternate Executive Nick Ramdass, President; Email:
Other Details
Established 1928
Funding City / Town ; Federal - Employment and Social Development Canada ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107987208 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees - Memberships; contract research ; Foundation - The Ontario Trillium Foundation * Community Foundation of Ottawa ; Sale of Goods - Publications
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Various studies * Reports * Newsletter
Resources Organizational support and training, website, geographic information system mapping

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