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Office for Disability Issues of Human Resources Development Canada

This federal government office can provide information on federal programs and services for disabled persons. The ODI describes its mandate in this way: “…to support the lead minister for disability issues in the Government of Canada and work with all sectors of society to ensure the equitable access and effective participation of Canadians with disabilities in all activities within federal jurisdiction. The objective is to share information and support networking with other federal government departments as well as with non- governmental organizations.” The goal of the ODI is to allow Canadians with disabilities to participate as full citizens in the workplace and their communities. For more information contact:

Office for Disability Issues
Human Resources Development Canada
25 Eddy St., Suite 100
Hull, Quebec, K1A 0M5
Tel.: (819) 997-2412 (Voice / TTY)
Toll free: 1 (800) 665-9017
Email: odi-bcph@hrdc.gc.ca
Web site: http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/sdd-dds/odi/