The Good Companions is a membership based Centre. Membership runs by fiscal year (April 1 to March 31 of the following year) and entitles members to enroll in programs listed in the Program Guide. Please note that membership is not required to access Community Support Services.

Membership Fee

Members are charged an annual fee of $40.00*. Additional charges apply for parking, lockers and programs. Fees can be paid by credit card, Interac, cash or cheque (made payable to The Good Companions).

*The price of new membership is reduced on August 1 ($30.00) and on December 1 ($20.00). H.S.T included.


Members must be at least 55 years of age. They are expected to be self-sufficient and capable of looking after their own needs while at the Centre.

Visiting the Centre

Visitors may participate in designated programs, such as The Coffee Club, for up to 3 visits before purchasing a membership. After the third visit, the visitor must purchase a membership with The Good Companions.


Tours of the building are usually offered once a month. They take approximately 45 minutes and are led by knowledgeable staff and volunteers. Please call 613-236-0428 x 2100 to inquire about upcoming tour dates.

New Member Programs

Come out & meet some new friends! Join us every Monday and Thursday morning at The Good Companions’ Coffee Club.

How to Join

Fill out the New Member Application Form online and pay via PayPal using debit or credit.

Download and complete the New Members Application Form and drop it off in person at our Front Reception desk or send it by mail, along with your membership fee, to:

Membership – The Good Companions
670 Albert St.
Ottawa, ON K1R 6L2