Partners and Funding


ALSO links with many organizations in many different ways

Heartwood House

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  • ALSO is a member group at Heartwood House where it is located.
  • ALSO provides free on-site, language enriched child-care program for parents attending programs at Heartwood House
  • ALSO provides the Reading and Parents Program (RAPP) to parents participating in Heartwood House programs

Lowertown Community Resource Centre

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Ontario Early Years Centre: Ottawa/Vanier

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  • ALSO is an active member of the Best Start Planning Table for Ottawa-Vanier.

Ottawa Community Coalition for Literacy (OCCL)

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  • ALSO is a member of the OCCL.

Silent Voice Infant Hearing Program

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  • Providing ASL services and support for families with deaf and hard of hearing children in our community

Rideau Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre

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  • Starbucks generously donates one pound of coffee a week for the ALSO students and teachers. They also support ALSO‘s various AMAZING EVENTS throughout the year.

Vanier Community Resource Centre

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  • A partner in the delivery of the Reading and Parents Program (RAPP). RAPP is offered at the Circle of Care and the Vanier EYC.

Hands & Voices Ottawa Chapter
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  • A partner in the ASL Reading and Parents Program

Affinity Productions

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  • Providing an in-kind donation of equipment rental for filming our amazing ASL DVDs. We could not have run our ASL Reading and Parents Program without their generous contribution.

Community Foundation of Ottawa
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  • Very generously supporting our ASL Reading and Parents Program
  • Supporting the RAPP in the Library project

Bon Appetit Ottawa

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  • Very generously supporting our Souper Wednesday project

Rideau High School


Rideau High School

  • Hosting our after school Homework Club

Deaf Literacy Initiative

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  • Deaf Literacy Initiative is a provincial umbrella organization that provides accessible and culturally relevant training, research, networking and resources to the Deaf and Deaf-Blind literacy community in Ontario.

Employment Ontario

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Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU)


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City of Ottawa

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  • Providing funding for the ALSO Children’s Program