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Parents of Preemies Association

Site: No Physical Address

Alternate Name OCR ; PoP Ottawa ; PoPA ; Presents for Preemies
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Community-based support network for parents of premature children 
Offers support through: 
* Presents for Preemies program: packages provided to families in the hospital by request * contains thermal tote bag, gently used preemie clothing and other useful items 
* In hospital support meetings: the Hand in Hand Program allows parents to talk and ask questions to other parents with experience 
* Online support group: a closed Facebook group ( allows parents to connect with other preemie parents who are currently in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or whose babies have graduated * ask questions, share stories and support one another 
* Annual family events: allow parents and children to connect, stay in contact, and have fun after their time in the NICU
Hours There are no office hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Parents of premature children
Application For general inquiries, send an e-mail * to receive assistance from the Presents for Preemies program, email * to make a donation, email * information on support group meetings is posted on the Facebook page
Languages English ; French
Fees None - Pay-it-forward principle for some services is appreciated
Service Categories Baby Clothing ~ High Risk Infants/Children ; Pregnancy/Childbirth Support Groups ~ High Risk Infants/Children
Contact Information
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Krista Curtis, Chair; Email:
Other Details
Established 2014
Funding Fundraising
Resources Website

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