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There are various shelters that people can use when they have no place to go.

 

Emergency shelters are places for people to live temporarily when they don't have a place to stay. Emergency shelters (such as women's shelters) are primarily meant for those fleeing an abusive relationship, sexual abuse or domestic violence. Some shelters limit their clientele by gender or age.

 

Homeless shelters are temporary places to stay, usually meant for homeless people. Usually located in downtown areas, they are similar to emergency shelters. The main difference is that homeless shelters are usually open to anyone, without regard to the reason for need. Some shelters limit their clientele by gender or age.

Provides a broad range of mental health, legal, parenting, and abuse support programs geared at boys, men, fathers and their families. * Therapy & ... more
2 Homewood Ave., Toronto, ON, M4Y 2J9 Map
647-479-9611
All ages
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The City of Ottawa provides emergency housing and shelter information to individuals and families who need shelter. There are several types of emergency ... more
110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON, K1P 1J1 Map
866-261-9799
All ages
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Community-based emergency shelter and housing program for homeless single women in Ottawa, with two locations in Ottawa. more
515 MacLaren St, Ottawa, ON, K1R 5K5 Map
613-233-2243
All ages
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Interval House of Ottawa is committed to ending the cycle of violence and to empowering women and children who are victims of violence. We provide emergency ... more
Physical address not provided
613-234-8511
All ages
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Minwaashin Lodge provides a range of programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and Metis women and children who are survivors of domestic and other forms ... more
1155 Lola Street, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4C1 Map
613-741-5590
All ages
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Oshki Kizis Lodge serves the aboriginal community by providing a safe and supportive environment for  First Nations, Inuit and Metis women and children who are fleeing violence and abuse. more
1155 Lola Street, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4C1 Map
613-741-5590
All ages
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The Booth Centre is one of the many social services provided by the Salvation Army. The Booth Centre provides shelter, food, clothing, counselling for homeless ... more
171 George Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 5W5 Map
613-241-2818
All ages
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Shepherd's of Good Hope offers various services and programs, which includes the Men's Emergency Shelter. The capacity of the Men's Shelter is 120 beds, and ... more
233 Murray Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 5M8 Map
613-789-8210
All ages
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Social service agency that provides a full range of programs and services for young pregnant women, young moms and dads, and their infants and young children. ... more
780 l'Eglise Street, Ottawa, ON, K1K 3K7 Map
613-749-2491
Up to 24 years
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Offers a variety of programs including * Counselling and Referral * Early Years Centre for children ages 0-6 * Children and Youth Services * Services for ... more
2 MacNeil Court, Ottawa (kanata), ON, K2L 4H7 Map
613-591-3686
All ages
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The new building includes:12 Emergency Housing Units for young men 12 – 20 years old, 12 Transitional Housing Units for young men 16 – 21 years ... more
Ottawa, ON Map
613-907-8975
12 - 21 years
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We’ve all had a crisis. Whether you’re stressed, depressed, or just can’t take it anymore—you are not alone. The Youth Services Bureau’s 24/7 Crisis ... more
Physical address not provided
613-260-2360
Up to 21 years
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Helps youth aged 16 to 20 to find and maintain safe and appropriate housing, whether it be immediate access to emergency shelters or longer-term solutions. more
147 Besserer, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6A7 Map
613-241-7913 x331
16 - 21 years
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The long-term housing program is a stepping stone towards true independence. Recognizing that youth who have experienced significant difficulties during ... more
2675 Queensview Dr., Ottawa, ON, K1N 8R3 Map
613-288-1343 x223
16 - 20 years
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Supportive housing for youth aged 16 to 20. Semi-independent, supportive, affordable, semi-furnished bachelor apartments for up to one year. Staff is available ... more
Ottawa, ON Map
613-789-8220
16 - 21 years
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This program offers young men aged 12 to 20 immediate access to safe housing. Open 365 days a year, the Young Men’s Shelter is always ready to welcome youth ... more
Confidential Information protégé, Ottawa, ON Map
613-907-8975
12 - 20 years
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Emergency housing for young women (aged 12-20), 365 days of the year, 24 hours a day, staffed by an all-woman team. The shelter has 30 beds and offers both ... more
Ottawa, ON Map
613-789-8220
12 - 20 years
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The ministry funds many programs and services to help women and their children live free of domestic violence. These programs and services are delivered ... more
ON,CA
16 years and up
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Operation Come Home is a national, charitable, non-profit organization helping street kids and runaways to return home, which has reunited thousands of ... more
179 Murray Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C5 Map
1-800-668-4663 x24
All ages
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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
A map of child/youth mental health services in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. If printed out, it is meant to be printed out on legal size and poster size, and posted in waiting areas or in a clinic.
Posted: Mar 17, 2017
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Concise list of Ottawa area mental health resources for youth prepared by Youthnet, a program of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Posted: Feb 22, 2015
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Longer list of Ottawa area mental health resources prepared by Youthnet, a progam of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Posted: Feb 23, 2015
Language: EN
LigneSanteChamplain.ca
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Posted: Jul 4, 2014
Language: EN,FR
Ottawa Public Health (OPH)
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
The Resource Guide – Greater Ottawa Area [PDF 11.8 MB] reflects mental health resources and supports located throughout the Ottawa area (Champlain LHIN). This guide is not an exhaustive list of all supportive services, but rather a starting point – feel free to explore how these resources could assist you (the caregiver) or the person you care for (child, youth, adult, older adult) on the journey to recovery.
Posted: Sep 22, 2016
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
List of Ottawa community resources for transitional aged youth (age 16-24).
Posted: May 13, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: Ottawa-Carleton
Concise, one page tool listing main mental health services in Ottawa.
Posted: May 10, 2015
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
“Red Flags” is a Quick Reference Guide for Early Years professionals.Red Flags outlines a range of functional indicators or domains commonly used to monitor healthy child development, as well as potential problem areas for child development. It is intended to assist in the determination of when and where to refer for additional advice, formal assessment and/or treatment.
Posted: Sep 28, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
"From Rollercoaster to Recovery" is a detailed guide for families and individuals on how to navigate the addictions and mental health system in the Champlain LHIN.
Posted: May 2, 2013
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ontario
List of aboriginal mental health services in Ontario created by the Ontario Aboriginal Health Advocacy Initiative (OAHAI).
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
Language: EN
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