Tamir Foundation Inc.
218-11 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa, ON K2A1R9
Phone: (613) 725-3519
Fax: (613) 725-6045
Tamir is the sole organization with the express purpose of meeting the needs of people with developmental and other disabilities in the Ottawa Jewish Community.
Tamir is a proud and caring team of participants, families, volunteers and professionals dedicated to assisting people with developmental disabilities realize their potential in a supportive Jewish environment through opportunities for personal growth and community involvement.
Tamir was founded in 1980 by a group of dedicated individuals and families who identified the need for community living in a Jewish environment for adults with developmental disabilities in Ottawa.
Tamir opened its first group home in 1985 and today is a vibrant organization offering a variety of residential, day and outreach services. Funded principally by the Ontario Ministry of Children, Family and Community Services, Tamir is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and has a membership of over 1000.