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Developmental Services Worker Co-operative

Site: Ottawa

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Alternate Name Development Services Worker Co-op ; DSW Co-op ; OCR
Legal Name Developmental Services Worker Co-operative Incorporated
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Dawn Tait 
36 Glamorgan Dr 
Kanata, On 
Canada K2L 1R2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Provides a cooperative work environment where both people with developmental disabilities and the developmental services workers thrive * facilitate participation in all aspects of people with developmental disabilities home and community life


Activities of Daily Living Support:​ provides supports to foster and encourage independence within a variety of everyday activities and life skills.* activities include personal hygiene, meal preparation, cooking, administration of medication, self advocacy, dressing, numeracy/money skills, using public transportation and more

Community Participation Support: promotes social inclusion and help develop a network of personal relationships through a variety of settings and activities which may include pre-employment and employment supports, volunteer activities or social and recreational activities

Caregiver Respite: provides respite care from caregiving responsibilities at any time of day, evening and overnight * respite support can be incorporated in community participation and activities of daily living
Hours Office not specified * Service: variable and as agreed upon between the worker and client
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 99 year(s) and under 
Developmental services workers * individuals with developmental disabilities
Application Send an email or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Cost vary Depending on the services required
Service Categories Adult In Home Respite Care ; Adult Out of Home Respite Care ; Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ; In Home Developmental Disabilities Habilitation Programs
Contact Information
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Liz van Kooy, Founding Member and President; Email:
Alternate Contact Claire Maxwell
Other Details
Established 2018
Funding Fees - Clients are charged for services
Accreditation No - DSW Co-op workers have, at a minimum, their DSW diplomas from a recognized college or university.

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