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Fetal Alcohol Resource Program

The Fetal Alcohol Resource Program aims to support the large numbers of people affected by this permanent brain injury. Through education and community leadership development the program draws together resources, skills and knowledge that exists in Ottawa and provides community navigation for individuals affected by FASD and their families.

Record #: OCR3815 Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2019
Alternate Name Citizen Advocacy of Ottawa ; CitizenAdvocacy ; Citizens Advocacy ; CV19 ; FARP ; FASD ; FASD Worker ; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder ; 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 visitor parking in lot * free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (20 Apr 2020): Office is closed. Clinical support available to existing clients via phone, Zoom and Skype. Continue to respond to requests for system navigation. Run virtual weekly support groups for caregivers, youth and adults with FASD already receiving services; preregistration required.

Support for individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their families * service/community navigation * education and community leadership development * training workshops * professional consultation * one-to-one support, counselling * provincial FASD Worker Program
Hours COVID19 : Irregular, call for details.
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility No age restrictions in Ottawa * Children and youth only in Prescott Russell and Stormont, Dundas * Glengarry * individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their families/caregivers * support workers and professionals
Application Self-referrals welcome * referral by friends, families, professionals accepted * contact team at 613-761-9522 ext 234
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - minimal fee for longer workshops geared to supporting adults with FASD ; None - System navigation * workshops geared to supporting Children and Youth with FASD * one-hour workshops geared to supporting adults with FASD
Service Categories Disability Awareness Programs ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Leadership Development ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-761-9522 ext 234
Toll Free Phone 1-866-222-2138
TTY Phone 613-725-6175
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Primary Contact FASD Coordinators
Primary Executive Heather Lacey, Executive Director; Phone: 613-761-9522; Email:
Other Details
Funding City / Town ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130362817 RR0001 ; United Way
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