The City of Ottawa offers fee support to ensure that all residents have access to municipally offered recreation and culture programs and activities regardless of their ability to pay. If you are an individual (or a family) with a low-income, you may qualify for the Ottawa Hand in Handprogram.
Applying for Ottawa Hand in Hand is simple. Here’s how:
Step 2: Complete the application form.
Step 3: Bring the completed application form to your local recreation or cultural facility. The Supervisor will review the application for approval.
Residents of all ages are eligible for Ottawa Hand in Hand.Applications can only be approved at a recreation or cultural facility.Residents are encouraged to apply for the Ottawa Hand in Handprogram as early as possible before the registration period.Each qualifying individual, or member of a family, is eligible for an annual amount of fee support. Requests for support are ongoing.Participants can register for recreation and culture programs or activities at any of the program registration locations across the City.Applicants are encouraged to pay a minimum of 25% of the program cost. A parent or guardian can transfer all, or a portion of their Ottawa Hand in Hand entitlement to a child or children in their household.Enjoy your selected recreation or culture activity!