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Fédération des aînés et des retraités francophones de l'Ontario (La)

Site: Head Office

Alternate Name FAFO ; FARFO ; La Fédération des aînés et des retraités francophones de l'Ontario ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1490 Star Top Rd
Ottawa, ON K1B 3W6
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Intersection St Laurent Blvd and Innes Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Non-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of francophone seniors living in Ontario. Main topics: Health and long-term care, obligatory retirement at 65 years * prevention of senior abuse, social-housing, justice and access to services in French.  
Regional offices: 
* FARFO Ottawa Region: Cécile Paquette, President - Tel: 613-824-6088 * Email: 
* FARFO Grand-Nord Region: Monique Génier, President - Tel: 705-864-1898 * 
* FARFO Moyen-Nord Region: Oliva Roy, President - Tel : 705-855-2628 * Email: 
* FARFO South West Region: Julie Chalykoff, President - Tel : 519-670-7716 Email:  
* FARFO East Region: Raymond Legault, President - Tel : 613-525-4639 * Email:
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, by appointment only
Meetings Next AGM : end of June.
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 50 year(s) and up 
Organizations: clubs for francophone seniors or retirees * individuals: francophones and francophiles 50 years and older
Application Call or visit the website for more information * Membership form available online * For the newsletter Vivre+, apply online
Languages French
Fees Membership - Individual $20 (2018) or $35 for two years (2018)
Service Categories Legislative Advocacy ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues ; Senior Advocacy Groups ~ Francophone Community
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-800-819-3236
Primary Executive Phone: ext 2022
Other Details
Established 1978
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Seniors Affairs ; Federal - Canadian Heritage ; Membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website, Newsletter, Fair Organization Guide
Accreditation No

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