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Organization: Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services  
Phone Numbers: 613-724-4881
Fax: 613-724-4873
312 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4X5
Intersection: Parkdale Ave and Scott St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Fully Accessible
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Services 9 am-9 pm
Executives: Paul Welsh - Executive Director
613-724-4881 ext 201
Contacts: Paul Welsh - Executive Director
613-724-4881 ext 201
Len Leeks - Director of Finances
Service Description: Client-centre * provides professional day and evening programs * assessments provides basis for all treatment plan * provides training for human service professionals, employers, and field placements and internships.

Adult Addictions Program: Out-patient treatment program for men and women with alcohol/drug dependence. Evening and day treatment group combinations.

Family Members Programs:: Provides counselling, education, crisis support to anyone whose life has been affected by distress related to addiction/substance abuse in the family. Evening groups, individual counselling.

The Family Spiral: For spouses, partners, parents and adult children of adults with addiction problems or anyone else who wants to learn more about chemical dependency and its effects. Offered two evenings.

Gambling Treatment Programs: For anyone whose gambling has become problematic. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Gambling Family Member Program: Provides counselling and support to family members where gambling problems exist. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Family of Origin: Awareness oriented program offers structured groups for people who grew up with dysfunction in the family and seek recovery and change. Evening groups individual counselling.

Ontario Works (OW) Addiction Program: Access is available only through an OW Case Worker. Out-patient addiction treatment program open to any participant in the Ontario Works Addiction Initiative. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Drug Treatment Court: Access to this service is available only through the Court. Defence lawyers apply to Crown Prosecutor. Specifically designed to deal with non-violent, repeat offenders who are addicted to drugs. Day Treatment groups and individual counselling.

Young Adult/Youth Substance Abuse Program: For youth ages 18-24 with alcohol/drug-related problems. Age-appropriate, to meet developmental needs of clients. Evening groups and individual counselling.

School Based Program: Serves students in every high school who have any problems related to alcohol and/or drug use. Services are also provided to students' parents/families. Provided in 45 Ottawa Catholic School Board and Ottawa-Carleton District School Board high schools. (Maison Fraternitee serves French Language schools).

Parents Programs: Offers counselling education, support to parents who are concerned about their child's/youth's/young adult's use of alcohol and/or drugs. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Pregnant/Parenting Young Women's Addiction Mental Health Treatment: Provided at St. Mary's Home and Outreach Centre for young women, aged 24 or younger, who are pregnant or parenting children under 6 years of age and who are also experiencing difficulty related to alcohol and/or drugs.

Fees: None - Provincially funded programs are free. A contribution is requested for materials.
Application: Call intake worker, or Ottawa Addiction Access and Referral
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Eastern Ontario
See Also: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment
Problem Gambling

This information was last completely updated on December 2, 2015

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