Resources

Accompaniment Tips

  1. CSD Accompaniment Training Overview
  2. Foot Patrol– Provides accompaniment to students
  3. Resource on Accompaniment (from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services)

Event Planning

Accessible event planning is extremely important for any kind of service or organization. We are happy to meet with you to do consultations on how you can make your events more accessible.

American Sign Language and Quebec Sign Language

How to book ASL/LSQ in Ottawa

University of Ottawa Accessibility

  1. Access Services is a service of the university that provides academic accommodations for students with disabilities. For more information or to register, visit the Access Services website, email adapt@uottawa.ca, or call (613) 562-5976.
  2. Information about the University of Ottawa’s accessibility, as well as information about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is available online here. For more information, email the Senior Policy Advisor on Accessibility and Diversity, Yolaine Ruel, at accessibility@uottawa.ca.

City of Ottawa

  1. Accessibility in the City of Gatineau
  2. Accessibility in the City of Ottawa
  3. Accessibility with OC Transpo
  4. Accesibility with STO

Equity Resources

1. Student Rights Centre– a service of the SFUO will assist with discrimination and harassment issues grade revisions, accusations of academic fraud or other administrative difficulties with the University of Ottawa.
613-562-5800 x 4752 or rights@sfuo.ca

2. Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination– a service of the University of Ottawa
613-562-5222 or respect@uOttawa.ca

3. Ombudsperson of the University of Ottawa and the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa- impartial advice and advocacy
613-562-5342 or ombudsperson@uottawa.ca  

4. REACH Canada– free legal assistance for persons with disabilities
613-236-6636 or reach@reach.ca

5. Student Rights Centre– a service of the SFUO will assist with grade revisions, accusations of academic fraud or other administrative difficulties with the University of Ottawa
613-562-5800 x 2952 or case.cresac@sfuo.ca

Finance, Financing Assistive Technology and other Adaptive Measures for Students with Disabilities

  1. Disability Awards
  2. Information on Government Funding for Students with Disabilities, Assistive Technology and Adaptive Measures
  3. Service Canada Benefits Finder
  4. The SFUO Health Plan

Support Resources in Ottawa-Gatineau

1. Canadian Hearing Society Ottawa’s Crisis Counsellor
TTY-613-521-0635

2. Mental Health Crisis Line
613-722-6914
24/7

3. The Ottawa Distress Centre
613-238-3311
24/7

4. The Ottawa General Hospital
613-722-7000

5. Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
Counselling services, social services walk-in, and more
For an appointment, please call 613-789-6309

6. Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa – 24/7 Crisis Line
613-260-2360
24/7

Support Services of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (other than the CSD)

1. The Peer Help Centre UCU 211D
613-562-5249 or peerhelp@sfuo.ca
Monday to Friday 10am to 5:30pm

Peer Help Support Line
613-562-5604 or live chat at http://peerhelp.sfuo.ca/
Monday to Friday 7pm-1am

2. The Pride Centre
613-562-5800 x 3161 or pride@sfuo.ca
Monday to Friday 10am-4pm

3. The Women’s Resource Centre UCU 220
613-562-5800 x 5755 or wrc@sfuo.ca
Monday to Friday 11am to 4pm

University of Ottawa Services

1. Health Promotion
613-564-3950 x 290

2. Health Services
613-564-3950

3. Counseling and Coaching Services
613-562-5200 ou couns@uOttawa.ca

Disability and Health Organizations in Ottawa

1. Aids Committee of Ottawa
(613) 238-5014 or info@aco-cso.ca

2. Autism Ontario – Ottawa Office
613.230.6305 or ottawa@autismontario.com

3. Canadian Hearing Society –Ottawa Office
613-521-0509 or TTY: 1-888-697-3650 or info@chs.ca

4. Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)- Ottawa Office
(613) 563-4021

5. Hopewell: community support for individuals affected by eating disorders
613-241-3428 or info@hopewell.ca

6. The Icarus Project

7. Learning Disabilities Association of Ottawa-Carleton
613-567-5864 or info@ldaottawa.com

8. Minwashin Lodge
613-741-5590 x 221

9. Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
(613) 723-1033

Provincial and National Disability Organizations

  1. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance
  2. Anorexia and Bulimia Quebec (only in French)
  3. ARCH Disability Law
  4. Association Québécoise des troubles d’apprentissage (only in French)
  5. Canadian Association for Community Living
  6. The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies
  7. Council for Canadians with Disabilities
  8. The Canadian Hearing Society
  9. Canadian National Institute for the Blind
  10. DisAbled Women’s Network
  11. Epilepsy Ontario
  12. Ethno-Racial People with Disabilities Coalition of Ontario
  13. Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
  14. National Educational Association of Disabled Students
  15. People First Canada
  16. Regroupment activistes pour l’inclusion Québec (only in French)