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Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-692-7777
Fax 613-692-0650
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Agency Information
Established 1984
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps the visually impaired to be mobile by providing trained guide dogs
  • trains guide dogs
  • offers training to the blind in their use
(Assistance Dogs Division):
  • provides trained guide dogs to persons within the Ottawa area who have mobility issues (without being visually impaired)
  • provides referrals to other agencies regarding service animals for various disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Individuals 16 year(s) and up
For Guide Dogs for the Blind: Canadian citizen (or resident), 16 years of age or older and registered legally blind

Assistance Dogs: Canadian citizen medically diagnosed with a mobility-related disability who must in some way be able to benefit from the use of an Assistance Dog
Application Call to apply
Languages English; French
Fees None: Guide dogs and training
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
4120 Rideau Valley Dr N
Ottawa, ON
Canada K4M 1B2
Mailing Address PO Box 280 
Ottawa, ON 
Canada K4M 1A3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Service Animals

Agency Overview

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