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Alternate Name CESOC ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
815 St-Laurent Blvd, Suite 107
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 Routes 7 and 14
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Helps francophone adults who are of racial or ethnocultural minorities with healthy aging and helps meet their individual needs as well as avoid isolation.

* Workshops and seminars: once a month, a health professional organizes an information session on a variety of subjects of interest including nutrition, geriatric health issues, finances, etc. * outings are organized each month in order to avoid isolation

* English and French conversation tables: helps seniors develop and improve their communication skills in French by sharing ideas and talking about events

* Meetings over coffee: this service is offered every week and takes place during social activities and coffee breaks, followed by recreational games * community kitchen

* Transportation: helps seniors get to their appointments, specifically health related appointments as well as social events

* Accompaniment: an individual can accompany a senior while shopping, talking a walk, going to the mall or even to church

* Friendly visiting and family supervision: friendly visits are organized directly between a volunteer and the client * the volunteer can invite the senior to his house in order to break the cycle of a routine

* Telephone reassurance: a volunteer can make a daily call to avoid isolation and to ensure that the senior is doing well
Hours Mon 8:30 am-5 pm, Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7 pm, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Gatineau ; Ottawa
Eligibility Francophone adults
Application Call or drop by the office to apply.
Languages English - can be accommodated ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Conversation Partners ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Telephone Reassurance ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Volunteer Opportunities ~ Francophone Community
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-248-1343
Fax 613-366-2213
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Executive St-Phard Désir, Executive Director; Phone: 613-248-1343 ext 306; Email:
Other Details
Established 1994
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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