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Ottawa Community Housing Foundation

Alternate Name OCH Foundation ; OCR
Legal Name The Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) Foundation for Healthy Communities
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
OCH Foundation
39 Auriga Dr
Nepean, ON K2E 7Y8
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Intersection Prince of Wales Dr and West Hunt Club Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Unknown
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Foundation that brings together community leaders to help families, seniors, and individuals achieve personal success * focus on education, employment and building healthy communities * raises funds to support tenants living in Ottawa Community Housing communities 
* Caldwell Community Revitalization Project: creation of a green space that will include planter benches for community members to use as gardens or flower beds, a rain shelter with rain capturing system, an organic labyrinth for children, and trees 
* Charity Golf Tournament 
* Pack a Sack: backpacks and school supplies distributed to OCH community houses 
* Keeping Youth Connected: one-on-one support to at-risk youth, including life skill training, emotional support, social development, etc. 
* recLINK: access to social recreation opportunities for vulnerable children and youth 
* Youth Futures: supports post-secondary participation among low income youth in Ottawa through leadership development, employment experience, and post-secondary orientation * post-secondary experience, advanced leadership training, community engagement, and summer employment 
* Ron Larkin Scholarship Fund
Hours Unspecified
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ottawa Community Housing residents 
* Pack a Sack: children from kindergarten to grade 8 
* Keeping Youth Connected: at-risk youth 13-14 years old
Application Visit the website for more information
Languages English ; French
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ At Risk Youth ; Fundraising Campaigns ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Youth ; Leadership Development ~ High School Graduates/GED ; Life Skills Education ~ At Risk Youth ; Neighbourhood Improvement Groups ; Prejob Guidance ~ High School Graduates/GED ; School Supplies ; School Supplies Donation Programs ; Student Financial Aid ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Work Experience ~ High School Graduates/GED ; Youth Employment Programs ~ High School Graduates/GED
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-518-2097
Fax 613-731-4463
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Howard Whittaker, Executive Director; Phone: 613-518-2097; Email:
Other Details
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 816590483 RR0001
Resources Website

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