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Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services

Site: Ottawa

Service: Drug Treatment Court

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
312 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4X5
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Intersection Parkdale Ave and Scott St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Court specifically designed to deal with non-violent, repeat offenders with addiction to drugs * day treatment groups, individual counselling for substance use and related mental health concerns, assistance with basic needs and job search/readiness, and/or education upgrading in conjunction with weekly appearance in court * minimum of nine-month program * successful participants receive sentence that does not involve going to jail
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older with outstanding, non-violent, Criminal Code charge that is related to drug addiction or a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act charge * must be approved by the Crown Attorney, Rideauwood, and the Drug Treatment Court judge
Application Access to this program only available through the Court. If eligible, encourage speaking to lawyer. Lawyers can obtain application packages from the Crown Attorney's office. Individuals can request application consideration through their lawyer or available Duty Counsel.
Languages English ; French - Limited services
Service Categories Adult Diversion ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues ; Juvenile Diversion ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-724-4881
Fax 613-724-4873
Primary Contact Liz Parsons, Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Johanne Levesque, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Colleen MacPhee, Director of Addictions and Mental Health; Email:
Other Details
Established 1976
Funding Regional / Municipal - City of Ottawa ; Federal - Department of Justice Canada ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119119535 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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