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The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ottawa


Address: 1355 Bank Street, Suite 301, Ottawa, ON

Tel: 613-737-7791

Provides a number of programs, community support services, concurrent disorder treatment, and resources for individuals living with mental illnesses and their families.

The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre


Address: 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Tel: 613.722.6521

Offers assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation for adults and youth with serious mental illnesses.  Inpatient and outpatient services available.

Distress Centre Ottawa


Tel: 613-238-1089

Crisis Line: 613-238-3311

Offers a 24/7 crisis and distress line, and a number of additional resources for anyone who may be in distress.  Wellness Check Services are also available; patients recently discharged from the hospital for a mental health concern receive support.

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB)


Address: 2675 Queensview Drive. Ottawa, ON 

Tel: 613-729-1000       Crisis Line: 613-260-2360

Offers support to at-risk youth aged 12 and older in making positive health and lifestyle decisions. Services include a 24/7 crisis line, mental health walk-in clinic, youth and family counselling services and intensive family support programs.

The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health


Address: 299 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON 

Tel: 613-748-0657 

Offers a number of programs and services designed to meet the needs of Ottawa’s Aboriginal community. Services include a primary care clinic, seniors’ circles, mental health programs, outreach, and after-school programs

The Drug and Alcohol Helpline


Tel: 1-866-531-2600

Email: Click Here

Provides information and support via phone, email, or online chat.  Contact information for services and supports are provided, as well as someone who will listen, offer support and provide strategies to help people meet their goals.

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre



Crisis Line: 613-562-2333

Provides supports and empowers women, gender-fluid, non-binary, and trans survivors of rape and sexualized violence.  Also develops programs to build stronger community awareness.

Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization



Address: 959 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON

Tel: 613-725-0202        Email: Click Here

Offers crisis support, counselling, family counselling, support groups, assessment, and resources for immigrants, including employment services and language instruction.

Community Legal Services Ottawa


Tel: 613-733-0140 - Bank Street

Tel: 613-241-7008 - Nicholas Street

A not-for-profit organization that provides free legal services in areas of housing, immigration, workers’ compensation, pension benefits, and other social assistance. 

Housing Help Ottawa


Tel: 613-563-4532


A not-for-profit organization where staff assist individuals and families to prevent evictions, resolve landlord disputes, and help find affordable rental housing 

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