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Volunteering refers to giving one's time freely towards helping an organization or a cause. Benefits of volunteering include work experience and the knowledge that one is helping others. This is not an exhaustive list of resources and services, but highlights those which might be of interest to individuals with mental health issues.

Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting good mental health, developing and implementing support systems and services and encouraging public action to ... more
1355 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8K7 Map
613-737-7791
All ages
Citizen Advocacy sets up one-to-one matches between volunteer advocates and people with disabilities that can have profound effects on both. Citizen Advocacy ... more
312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4X5 Map
613-761-9522
All ages
Community-based, non-profit organization offering a wide range of social and community services. Services offered to Blackburn Hamlet, Beacon Hill, ... more
1980 Ogilvie Road, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9L3 Map
613-741-6025
All ages
Settlement workers, Sponsors, ESL Teachers, Volunteers, and Interpreters have been the front line support for Syrian Refugees. As the main source of support ... more
2255 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K2B 7Z5 Map
613-722-2225
All ages
Community based non-profit charitable organization established to provide information, support and referral for military families. more
330 Croil Private, Ottawa, ON, K1V 1J1 Map
613-998-4888
All ages
The Pride Centre of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa is student-run service that strives to promote, advocate for, and support gender, sex, ... more
85 University Private, Ottawa, ON, K1N 8Z4 Map
613-562-5800 x3161
All ages
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre works with the diverse community of South-East Ottawa and with partners throughout the region to provide and advocate ... more
3320 Paul Anka, Ottawa, ON, K1V 0J9 Map
613-247-1600
All ages
Volunteer Ottawa is a non-profit, charitable organization that helps link volunteers to organizations. Services include an online database of volunteer ... more
2197 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1H 7X3 Map
613-736-5270
All ages
Through its programs and services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services: •helps adults with a developmental disability live, work and participate ... more
ON,CA
1-800-461-2156 (Toll Free)
16 years and up
Youthspace.ca offers emotional support and crisis intervention to youth in Canada under 30yrs. Our highly-trained volunteers are online every night (6 PM to ... more
Victoria, BC Map
Up to 30 years
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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
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