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Carleton University

Site: 308 Unicentre Bldg

Service: Carleton University Womxn's Learning Advocacy & Support Centre

Alternate Name OCR ; Womxn's Centre
Former Name Womyn's Centre (2018)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
308 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 and supporting environment for women, non-binary, and fem-aligned individuals to come together, exchange ideas, discuss common issues and gain support from each other * library and a resource centre open to all students * available to women in crisis, in need of a place to pray or meditate, who are breastfeeding, feel ill, need to lie down, or simply are looking to have a private conversation with women * variety of educational and social events * provides free safer sex supplies, menstrual supplies, and reproductive health supplies
Hours Hours vary per semester, see Facebook page for more details
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility All students can use the Centre
Application To become a member of the collective, the person must attend a volunteer training session at which time an application is completed * drop-in to use the centre
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Special Libraries ~ Women's Issues ; Student Counselling Services ~ College/University Students ~ Women ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Women's Issues ; Women's Centres ~ College/University Students ~ Feminist Organizational Perspective
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-520-2600 ext 2712
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Daniela Ochoa, Administrative Coordinator
Alternate Contact Tinu Akinwande, Program Coordinator
Other Details
Established 1942; Centre: 1976
Funding Grants - Carleton University Student Association ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118838937 RR0001
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Resources Website, resource library, referral service for all students
Accreditation Yes, by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development

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