Snow Angel Program
Do you know a Snow Angel who deserves recognition?
A Snow Angel is a neighbour or friend that has volunteered to help you, or someone you know who is elderly or has a disability, by clearing snow or ice from their driveway, steps or walkway.
If you know a Snow Angel, the City of Ottawa wants to thank them!
Snow Angels will receive a certificate signed by the Mayor.
Nominate a Snow Angel
Snow Angel nominations are accepted from December 1 to April 30.
To recognize a resident as a Snow Angel:
- Complete a Snow Angel Nomination Form or
- Call 3-1-1
For more information about the Snow Angel Program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home Support Services
Home Support Services provide help with light housekeeping to eligible low-income residents who have a medical need and who have little or no supports in the community. Light housekeeping may include: floors, bathrooms, laundry, kitchen and light dusting.
Who can get Home Support Services?
- Your income must be below the “low income cut-off” or you are in receipt of social assistance
- You have a documented medical reason that prevents you from doing homemaking tasks on your own
- You have little or no support to help you with housekeeping tasks. For example, you live alone and have no family close by
Apply for Home Support Services
Call 3-1-1 between 8:45 am and 4 pm
- Select 1 for service in English or 2 for service in French
- Select 4 for Social Services
- TTY Line 1-800-855-0511
Eligibility will be assessed during a telephone interview followed with a home visit by a case worker.
For more information, e-mail CommunitySupports@ottawa.ca.
Ottawa Public Library - Homebound Services
Homebound services for qualified borrowers confined to their home or residence for more than three months. OPL customers can request to have OPL employees regularly select Library materials and deliver them to their door every month.