LEAP Day, 2012
Wed., May 15, 2013
Ottawa City Hall
Jean Pigott Hall
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On a very cool, overcast spring day in May, the LEAP workers of Ontario Works brought fun, colour and useful information to their clients at Ottawa's City Hall in downtown Ottawa. Again this year, they organized a very successful day-long conference for all LEAP clients. Of course, many Youville Centre students and Learning Coach Clients, along with staff members, were in attendance, enjoying all the events and activities.
The day's highlights included display booths from a wide range of groups and organizations in Ottawa that deliver services to LEAP clients. Workshops on mental health, meditation, and learning disabilities were among the many activities and booths on display. Representatives from such diverse groups as Planned Parenthood, Operation Come Home, the Bethany Hope Centre, St. Mary's Home and Outreach Centre, the Youth Services Bureau, Youville Centre, and many others as well were present to answer clients' questions and hand out information brochures.
Excellent snacks, lunch, musical entertainment and prizes made for a very well-rounded and worthwhile day.