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Dress for Success

Site: Ottawa

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
200 Catherine St, Suite L01
Ottawa, ON K2P 2K9
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Intersection Catherine St and Bank St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (25 Mar 2020): Due to COVID19, Dress for Success boutique is closed to the public and all programming on hold until further notice. Organisation is available for support via phone and email. Clothing donation day is cancelled.

Provides a variety of services to assist women who are entering the workforce. Women must be referred to the services

Suiting Program: Provides women with two outfits for job interview. Once the client successfully lands the job she returns to Dress for Success Ottawa for up to one week's worth of professional separates

Employment Retention Program: These programs focus on helping women remain employed, providing them with strategies to nurture professional growth.

Dress Rehearsal Program: Women have the opportunity to participate in a simulated interview in the workplace of an HR professional as she prepares for her job interview.

All Women Empowered (AWE) Programming:helps to promote employment retention and career advancement by providing skill-building workshops and conferences in a safe environment
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, by appointment only * Clothing Donation Drop off, last Mon of the month 1 pm-7 pm * confirm hours on website
Areas Served Gatineau ; Ottawa
Eligibility Economically disadvantaged women
Application All clients must be referred from registered referral agencies from around the National Capital Region * visit website for a list of referral agencies
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Work Clothing ~ Women
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-277-0111
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter
Primary Executive Mary Tersigni-Paltrinieri, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 2010
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 809607658 RR0001
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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