Extended Counselling Services

Smoking Cessation



Child Abuse

Legal Help

  • Community Legal Education Ontario
  • “CLEO is a community legal clinic, founded in 1974, that specializes in public legal education… Most of our publications are written for people with low incomes, and other disadvantaged groups, including immigrants and refugees, seniors, women and injured workers.”
  • Tel: 416-408-4420
  • Fax: 416-408-4424
  • Email

Domestic Violence

  • If this is an emergency, call 911

Senior Citizens

Sexual Assault/Abuse

  • If this is an emergency, call 911
  • Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC)
  • “Please use our site to find help if you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault; search for information and educational resources about sexual violence and related issues; network with rape crisis/sexual assault centres across Ontario; support the prevention and eradication of sexual violence and other forms of violence against women!; learn more about the OCRCC and its member centres.”
  • Rape Crisis/Sexual Assault Centres

Women’s Issues

Housing Assistance

  • City of Ottawa – “The Housing branch provides a continuum of housing and housing support services to sustain and enhance social housing, promote options for increasing the supply of affordable housing, ensure the delivery of emergency and supportive housing services, and manage the development and implementation of a community action plan to prevent and end homelessness.”
    During business hours, Monday to Friday, call 613-560-6000
    After hours and on the weekend call 3-1-1
    Toll-Free: 866-261-9799
    TTY: 613-580-2401

Food Bank

  • The Ontario Association of Food Banks “is a network of over 100 food banks from Windsor to Ottawa, and Thunder Bay to Niagara Falls. Since 1992, we have been committed to reducing hunger across the province.”
  • The Ottawa Food Bank is “committed to the ideal that no one in our region should ever have to struggle with hunger; with this is mind, the Ottawa Food Bank collects and distributes food to our Member Agencies, who then provide it to those in need.”
  • Banques alimentaires “Soutenir et représenter les organismes d’aide alimentaire du Québec, par la recherche et la mise en œuvre d’alternatives durables visant l’autonomie alimentaire, notamment en contrant la faim et la pauvreté.”

Salvation Army

  • Ottawa Bethany Hope Centre “Located in Ottawa’s central community of Hintonburg, The Salvation Army Bethany Hope Centre for Young Parents continues nearly a century’s tradition of providing service to pregnant and parenting youth and their children. Our multi-service Centre offers supports to young parents 25 and under and their children 6 and under living within the Ottawa region.”
    Phone: 613-725-1733 
    Fax: 613-725-9480
  • Ottawa Booth Centre “is a place of NEW BEGINNINGS . . . proud to be part of larger community initiatives in addressing many of the issues of homelessness and chronic poverty.” (e.g. individualized housing plans, addiction recovery, community family services, meals, domiciliary hostel, emergency and disaster services, family tracing, men’s hostel, pastoral services, street outreach, transitional housing.)
    Phone: 613-241-1573
    Fax: 613-241-2818
  • Ottawa Citadel –Intercultural Community Ministries & Family Services
    Phone: 613-731-0165
    Fax: 613-731-8260
  • Community & Family Services The Salvation Army Ottawa Citadel’s Community and Family Services responds to the needs of families and singles in the community requiring emergency and follow-up assistance. Many of our programs and services would not be possible without the public and community support.
  • Ottawa Grace Manor “Based on the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda Territory, the Mission of Ottawa Grace Manor is to serve unconditionally all individuals requiring Long Term Care services with dignity and compassion in the tradition of the caring ministry of Jesus Christ. Ottawa Grace Manor is a caring community, which offers a continuum of services related to Long Term Care, adapts to meet changing needs and supports aging in place.”
    Phone: 613-722-8025

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