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This section has resources to help anyone with parenting -- all the tasks involved in raising a child to become an independent adult. This section is not exhaustive, but focuses on resources that might be of interest to those with mental health difficulties.

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La plateforme Autisme-Asperger-Québec (AAQc) se veut une plateforme informative, éducative et inclusive sur l’autisme, les troubles du spectre de ... more
QC, Canada
Areas Served: Quebec, World
All ages
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Provides support locally and across Ontario to anyone touched by adoption, including those contemplating adoption or in the process to adopt, adoptees, foster ... more
ON, Canada
1-888-274-6222 x106 (Toll Free)
All ages
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Provides a broad range of mental health, legal, parenting, and abuse support programs geared at boys, men, fathers and their families. * Therapy & ... more
2 Homewood Ave., Toronto, ON, M4Y 2J9 Map
647-479-9611
All ages
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We are a non-profit charitable organization providing a variety of free, community programs and services including: Health promotion and wellness ... more
115 Grassmere Avenue, Oshawa, ON, L1H 3X7 Map
905-723-0036
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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Offers professional counselling as well as educational programs designed to improve the interpersonal skills of individuals and the quality of family and ... more
115 Simcoe St. South, Oshawa, ON, L1H 4G7 Map
905-725-3513
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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Free and confidential counselling and advocacy services to women and female youth who have been affected by recent or historical sexual violence.   Services ... more
8 King St.E, Oshawa, ON, L1H 8T2 Map
905-444-9672
Area Served: Durham Region
16 years and up
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FMR Centre can help you during your separation and after! At FMRC, we strongly believe that families should settle their disputes outside of Court and in the ... more
610 Monarch Ave, Ajax, ON, L1S Map
877-297-3312 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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Non-profit, social service agency dedicated to serving individuals and families, youth and adults with programs and services in areas such as relationships, ... more
75 Richmond St. W., Oshawa, ON, L1G 1E3 Map
905-579-8482
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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In Durham, Kinark Child and Family Services can help children under 12 experiencing social, emotional, and or behavioural difficulties. Services are ... more
20 Sunray Street, Whitby, ON, L1N 8Y3 Map
905-668-2411
Up to 12 years
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Kinark Child and Family Services provide high quality child care services to every child and family within the community. Child care services are provided in ... more
ON, Canada
1-888-454-6275 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Durham Region
6 - 12 years
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Provides a range of programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and children (regardless of status) who are survivors of domestic and other ... more
1155 Lola, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4C1 Map
613-741-5590
Areas Served: Ottawa-Carleton, Ontario
All ages
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The mission of VOICE is to ensure that all children who are deaf and/or hard of hearing have the right to develop their ability to listen and speak and to ... more
478 Dundas St. West, Oakville, ON, L6H 6Y3
416-487-7719
Up to 19 years
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If you are looking for a career, work or job that makes a difference in other people's lives and in the community we can help. The Community Mental Health ... more
400 Elliott, Kingston, ON, K7K 6M9
613-549-7027
Area Served: Central East
All ages
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A public hospital providing a range of specialized assessment and treatment services to those living with complex and serious mental illness. Exemplary ... more
700 Gordon St, Whitby, ON, L1N 5N1 Map
905-430-4055
Areas Served: Central East, Durham Region, Kawartha Lakes (City of), Toronto
12 years and up
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We are Ontario’s voice for adoptive parents. We believe that all adoptive parents have a right to advocacy, support and guidance throughout their lifelong ... more
36 Eglinton Avenue W, Toronto, ON, M4R 1A1 Map
416-482-0021
All ages
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Organization of parents of disruptive youth who have joined together to provide support and empower parents to deal with their situation. Provides weekly ... more
Toronto, ON, M6A 3B8 Map
1-800-488-5666 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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The Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI) is directly operated by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. CPRI provides ... more
600 Sanatorium Road, London, ON, N6H 3W7 Map
519-858-2774
Areas Served: Ontario, Middlesex County
Up to 18 years
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Helps families in Ontario receive the financial support they are entitled to by enforcing court ordered support responsibilities. more
Toronto, ON, M3M 3A3 Map
416-326-1817 x18002677263
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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Association for francophone parents of children with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADD, ADHD. more
435 rue Donald, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4X5 Map
613-691-7073
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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The Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Child Nutrition Program is a program offered by Aboriginal organizations across the province for families ... more
ON, Canada
1-866-821-7770 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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A child's early years - from before birth to age six - are very important. Healthy babies are more likely to develop into healthy children, and healthy ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
Up to 6 years
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We are a provincial organization that educates and advocates for individuals with mood disorders such as depression. We are dedicated to: * provide ... more
36 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON, M4R 1A1 Map
416-486-8046
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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Reports directly to the Legislature and provides an independent voice for children and youth, including children with special needs and First Nations ... more
401 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, M7A 0A6 Map
416-325-5669
Areas Served: Ontario, Toronto
Up to 18 years
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Ontario Adult Autism Research and Support Network is an Ontario-based organization and website focusing on adult autism issues. more
Guelph, ON
Area Served: Ontario
18 years and up
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Non-profit organization that provides information, education and support to professionals and families of children with communication disorders. Website ... more
Tilsonburg, ON, N4G 4P4 Map
519-842-9506
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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The Ontario government created Ontario Early Years Centres to be a place where parents and caregivers can get answers to questions, information about programs ... more
Toronto, ON Map
1-866-821-7770
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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A non-profit, provincial, parent-run organization that provides a voice for children and their families who face the challenges of mental health problems.  ... more
ON, Canada
416-220-0742
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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Since 1994, Retire-At-Home Ottawa has been providing Personal Home Care Services in Ottawa, ON to individuals who are dealing with health concerns that affect ... more
1704 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON, K2A 1C7 Map
613-798-5111
Areas Served: Ontario, Ottawa-Carleton
All ages
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Provide open-ended ongoing facilitated peer support groups for children and teens 3 - 18 years of age, and their parents/guardians. Also offer grief support ... more
2522 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON, L6L 6N8 Map
905-337-2333
Area Served: Ontario
3 - 18 years
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The YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) is a collaboration between the YMCA of Greater Toronto and 18 local YMCAs, consisting of 19 Youth Outreach ... more
180 Argyle Ave, Ottawa, ON, K2P 1B7 Map
613-237-1320 x5170
Area Served: Ontario
8 - 24 years
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Attachment Parenting Canada is an organization dedicated to promoting 'attachment parenting', which is a philosophy of parenting based on promoting the special ... more
12018 Lake Erie Road SE, Calgary, AB, T2J 2L8 Map
403-667-4557
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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CanChild is a research and educational centre founded in 1989 with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.   The Canadian Centre for ... more
1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 1C7 Map
905-525-9140 x27850
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Child Disability Benefit (CDB) is a tax-free benefit (of up to $2,300/year in 2005) for families who care for a child under age 18 with a severe and ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
Up to 18 years
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Key information for qualified practitioners who are called upon by their patients to certify Form T2201, Disability Tax Credit Certificate. more
ON, Canada
1-866-741-0127
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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A registered disability savings plan (RDSP) is a savings plan that is intended to help parents and others save for the long-term financial security of a person ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Canadian Art Therapy Association is a voluntary association of art therapists in Canada. To be identified as an art therapist in Canada and the United ... more
Parksville, BC, V9P 2G7 Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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FRP Canada promotes the well-being of families by providing national leadership, consultation and resources to those who care for children and support ... more
331 Cooper Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0G5 Map
1-866-637-7226
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Canadian Caregiver Coalition is the national voice for the needs and interests of family caregivers. We are a bilingual, not-for-profit organization made ... more
110 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K2P 1B4 Map
888-866-2273
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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National, not-for-profit, registered charitable organization with a mandate to reduce youth violence and make our schools and communities safer. The ... more
111 Peter Steet, Toronto, ON, M5V 2H1 Map
416-977-1050
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing support for Kin caregiver families across Canada. Approximately 57,000 children are being ... more
1613 Central Ave, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2T4 Map
639-318-0435
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Benefits Finder is an online tool to help people identify government benefits for them. This tool could be useful to your clients in their search for ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Honouring Life Network is a project of the National Aboriginal Health Organization. The website offers culturally relevant information and resources on ... more
220 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5Z9 Map
613-237-9462 x567
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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A non-profit independent charity that works to enhance the experience and quality of services and resources for children and youth with mental health challenges, and their families or caring adults. more
355 Burrard st., Vancouver, BC, V6C 2G8 Map
604-878-3400
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Motherisk offers pregnant, planning and breastfeeding women answers to questions about morning sickness and the risk or safety of medications, herbs, diseases, ... more
555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8 Map
416-813-6780
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Neufeld Institute provides education and training to adults involved with children using the attachment-based developmental model created by psychologist ... more
2155 West 36th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6M 1L3 Map
604-263-4278
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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National, non-profit organization devoted to increasing awareness and resources for Postpartum Depression and Perinatal Mood Disorders. Website includes ... more
BC, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Organisme francophone canadien dédié à la prévention du syndrome d'alcoolisation foetale (SAF). Donne de l'information sur le TSAF (trouble du spectre de ... more
124 des Faisans, Lévis, QC, G6V 7C4 Map
418-830-1888
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Non-profit institute that provides mental health treatment via telephone and internet for families, as opposed to face-to-face visits in a clinic. The ... more
267 Cobequid Road, Lower Sackville, NS, B4C 4E6 Map
1-866-470-7111
Area Served: Canada
3 - 16 years
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Tourette Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with or affected byTourette Syndrome through programs ... more
5955 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON, L4V 1R9 Map
905-673-2255
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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"We are a unified voice collaborating, educating and innovating for systemic change that ends violence against women making Canada a model for safety in ... more
ON, Canada
613-680-5119
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Formerly known as the Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF), The Balanced Mind Foundation is a not-for-profit, web-based organization that supports ... more
566 West Lake Street, Chicago, IL, 60661 Map
847-492-8510
Area Served: World
Up to 25 years
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Harmony Counselling Services
173 Brock Street North, Whitby, ON, L1N 4H3
647-872-2790
Areas Served: Durham Region, Toronto
All ages
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The Insight Clinic
101 Mary Street West, Whitby, ON, L1N 2R4 Map
289-483-0133
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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175 Brentcliffe Road, Toronto, ON, M4G 0C5 Map
416-495-0926
18 years and up
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325 Lake Road, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 4P8 Map
905-623-1320
Area Served: Durham Region
13 years and up
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Engaging Potential
Whitby, ON Map
1-905-550-5636
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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36 King Street East, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 1R3 Map
905-233-4424
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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Centre for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
95 Bayly Street West, Ajax, ON, L1S 7K8 Map
905-427-2007
Areas Served: Durham Region, Toronto
All ages
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1315 Pickering Parkway, Pickering, ON, L1V 7G5 Map
905-426-7890
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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230 Westney Road South, Ajax, ON, L1S 7P9 Map
905-683-2678
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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Don Dussault Psychotherapist, RSW
63 King St. E., Oshawa, ON, L1H 1A6 Map
647-293-4900
Area Served: Durham Region
16 years and up
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5115 Harvester Rd, Burlington, ON, L7L 0A3 Map
905-633-9000
All ages
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300 Rossland Rd. E, Ajax, ON, L1Z 0M1 Map
905-683-7228
Areas Served: Durham Region, York (Regional Municipality)
All ages
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58 Rossland Road, Oshawa, ON, L1G 2V5 Map
905-571-7441
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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230 Westney Road South, Ajax, ON, L1S 7P9 Map
905-683-2678
Area Served: Durham Region
16 years and up
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105 Consumers Drive, Whitby, ON, L1N 1C4 Map
289-460-5424
Areas Served: Durham Region, Wellington County, Halton Regional Municipality, Toronto
All ages
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Oshawa Psychological and Counselling Services
117 King Street East, Oshawa, ON, L1H 1B9 Map
905-721-7723
Area Served: Durham Region
18 years and up
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6633 Highway #7, Markham, ON, L3P 7P2 Map
905-202-2031
Areas Served: York (Regional Municipality), Durham Region
All ages
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Life Restoration Counselling Group
105 Consumers Drive, Whitby, ON, L1N 1C4 Map
289-460-5424
Areas Served: Durham Region, Halton Regional Municipality
All ages
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10420 Russell Rd, RR2, Port Perry, ON, L9L 1B3 Map
1-855-693-6090
Area Served: Durham Region
18 years and up
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Choose A Lifestyle
231 King Street, Oshawa, ON, L1H 1C5 Map
416-702-2447
Area Served: Durham Region
10 - 95 years
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50 Commercial Ave., Ajax, ON Map
905-995-2326
Area Served: Durham Region
4 years and up
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IG Consulting and Counselling Services
Ajax, ON
647-729-0722
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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Kara Pierson Counselling and Consulting
325 Lake Road, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 4P8 Map
905-809-8122
Area Served: Durham Region
13 years and up
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2 Princess Street, Whitby, ON, L1M 1B1 Map
905-655-0752
Areas Served: Durham Region, Toronto
All ages
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B. Ryan Speech-Language Pathology
1099 KINGSTON RD, Pickering, ON, L1V 1B5 Map
905-492-3626
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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230 Westney Rd. S, Ajax, ON, L1S 7P9 Map
905-683-2678
Area Served: Durham Region
18 years and up
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Specialized Health Services
40 Old Kingston Rd, Ajax, ON, L1T 2Z7 Map
705-818-0630
Area Served: Durham Region
14 - 90 years
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BASI Therapy and Counselling
Scarborough, ON, M1E 1B2
647-467-7123
Areas Served: Toronto, Durham Region
All ages
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2250 Bovaird Dr., Brampton, ON, L6R 0W3 Map
905-799-2228
All ages
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120 West Beaver Creek rd., Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 1L2 Map
905-886-5941
Areas Served: Ottawa-Carleton, Toronto, Durham Region, York (Regional Municipality)
All ages
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LS Whittick Psychotherapy
803 Ferndale Street, Oshawa, ON, L1J 5L8 Map
905-438-0013 x3
Area Served: Durham Region
All ages
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New Paths Counselling
286 King Street West, Oshawa, ON, L1J 2J9 Map
905-449-6648
Area Served: Durham Region
14 years and up
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Kids Clinic
1615 Dundas Street East, Whitby, ON, L1N 2L1 Map
905-436-1600
Up to 18 years
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34 Mayo Ave, Ottawa, ON, K2E 6X5 Map
613-371-3804
Area Served: Central East
6 - 16 years
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ON, Canada
Areas Served: Ontario, New Brunswick
16 years and up
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ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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