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Women's Initiatives for Safer Environments

Alternate Name OCR ; WISE ; Womens Initiatives for Safer Environments
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
The Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave, Rm 205
Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5
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Intersection Bronson Ave and Nepean St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot ($5 lot at rear of building)
Description and Services
Description (Service) Community based organization works with the City of Ottawa, diverse communities and individuals to create safer physical and social environments in our neighborhoods, parks, workplaces, recreational pathways, and schools. * Aims to prevent and end violence against women and empower by providing effective safety strategies and support through safety workshops and resource documents.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Focus is on women and vulnerable groups * community organizations
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French
Fees None - for services * honoraria welcome
Service Categories Adult Sexual Assault Prevention ; Occupational Health and Safety ~ Anger/Violence Issues ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Women's Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Women ~ Safety Issues ; Women's Advocacy Groups ~ Safety Issues ; Workplace Safety Education ; Workplace Violence Prevention
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-230-6700
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Valerie Collicott, Policy and Administrative Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Elsy David, Program Director; Email:
Primary Executive Chloe Watt, Chair
Other Details
Established 1992
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 135064590 RR0001 ; Fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material WISE Brochure * Women's Safety Audit Guide * Women's Safety Audit Implementation Guide * Women's Safety Audit Facilitation Training * Workers in Rural Areas * WISE Newsletter Public Transit Safety Audit Report of OC Transpo Stations, Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3 * Personal Safety Resource Manuals in English, French, Arabic & Spanish.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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