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Alternate Name Deployment Respite Childcare ; OCR ; Respite childcare allowance
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Building 471
330 Croil Priv
Ottawa, ON K1V 1J1
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Intersection Riverside Dr and Hunt Club Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Emergency childcare services * after hours care provided by Home Watch Caregivers (see separate record for more information) for families living in Ontario or by the Service à domicile de l’Outaouais for families living in Quebec 
Deployment Respite Childcare: respite childcare allowance of $50 per month is available for spouses whose partner is presently away due to military obligation * allowance must be pre-approved
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Gatineau ; Ottawa
Boundaries National Capital Region
Eligibility Military families living in the National Capital Region * Deployment Respite Childcare: spouses whose partner is presently away due to military obligation including IR, course, training, tasking or deployment
Application Emergency child care: call the resource centre during office hours; after hours, call the appropriate home watch centre  
Deployment Respite Childcare: call and ask to speak to the Family Separation and Reunion Counsellor, or send an email to, to seek approval * form is available on the website * expenses must be submitted within 30 dyas of incurring the expense
Languages English ; French
Service Categories Child Care Expense Assistance ~ Families of Military Personnel/Veterans ; Extended Child Care ~ Families of Military Personnel/Veterans
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 613-998-4888
After Hours Phone Emergency Childcare: Home Watch Caregivers, 24 hours 613-730-2188 or Service à domicile de l’Outaouais, 5 am-12 midnight only 819-561-0911
Fax 613-998-9585
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Other Details
Established 1992
Funding Grants - Non-Public Funds ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 136890324 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.

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