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Entraide budgétaire Ottawa

Offers budget counselling & financial literacy services to  low/modest income individuals & families.

Record #: OCR0272 Last Full Update: 25 Oct 2016
Description and Services
Description (Service) Community non-profit organization offering financial literacy services to Ottawa’s low/modest income individuals and families. 
 
* Budget Counselling Service: For people facing financial hardship and/or interested in improving their money management skills 
* Financial Education Workshops: Offered in the community upon request and can cover budgeting * planning financially for your education * finding a place to live * credit 
* Interest-free micro loan program: For indivuals who can demonstrate ability to repay the loan over a two-year period through attendance of budget counselling sessions 
* Personal Finance, I’m in charge Program: In a partnership with Desjardins, an exhaustive and dynamic financial education program geared especially towards young adults
Hours Mon 9 am-12 noon * Tue-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Residents of Ottawa living on low or middle income 
* Personal Finance Program: Youth between 16 and 25 years old who live in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario
Application Call to make an appointment 
 
Link to the updated Google document with all locations and hours, click here
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - for middle income residents ; None - for low-income residents
Service Categories Consumer Education ; Financial Management Workshops ; Personal Financial Counselling ; Personal Loans ; Tax Preparation Assistance
Waiting List Yes, length varies
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-746-0400
Fax 613-746-9284
E-Mail info@centre-ebo.com
Website www.centre-ebo.com
Primary Contact Hélène Ménard, Executive Director; Phone: 613-746-0400 ext 204; Email: hmenard@centre-ebo.com
Alternate Contact François Leblanc, Budget Counsellor; Phone: 613-746-0400 ext 207; Email: fleblanc@centre-ebo.com
Primary Executive Hélène Ménard, Executive Director; Phone: 613-746-0400 ext 204; Email: hmenard@centre-ebo.com
Alternate Executive Gérald Cossette, President, Board of Directors; Phone: 613-301-1454; Email: geraldcossette@yahoo.ca
Names
Alternate Name Entraide budgétaire Ottawa
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Vanier
Address & Map
300 Olmstead St, 2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON K1L 7K1
 
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Intersection Vanier Pkwy and Montreal Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
Physical Access Not Accessible ; The office is located on the second floor, but individuals can call to book an appointment to have someone to meet them on the first floor.
Parking Free street parking
Other Details
Established 1979
Funding City / Town ; Grants ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118900513 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees - Membership
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No * staff certified by their respective professional associations