Ottawa-Carleton, ON
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Elizabeth Fry Society
Women of all ages are referred to the our organization by officials working in the criminal justice system including lawyers, medical professionals, social workers, social assistance workers, and by community-based organizations and agencies.

We provide assistance to women involved in the criminal justice system and those at risk of coming into conflict with the law.

We provide practical and effective support services for women incarcerated in provincial and federal institutions, and for women in Ottawa.
311-211 Bronson Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H5 Map
613-237-7427
1-800-611-4755 (Toll Free)
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English
Fees: None
Area Served: Ottawa-Carleton

Programs/Services Include...

Anger Group for Young Women
Program/Service of : Elizabeth Fry Society
This 10-week program for young women helps them learn to identify the role of anger and its use/misuse. Clients learn to recognize different “styles” of anger and concrete strategies to effectively manage their own anger. Group members also learn more about their own personal and community resources.
311-211 Bronson Ave
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H4 Map
613-237-7427
Ages served: 12 - 18 years
Languages served: English
Fees: None
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Court Support and Accompaniment - Volunteer Initiatives Program (VIP)
Program/Service of : Elizabeth Fry Society
In our Courthouse office (adjacent to Courtroom #5), volunteers provide information and assistance to women and girls attending court proceedings. Our volunteer court workers also attend Court by request and accompany women who must appear for court.
161 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON, K2P 2K1 Map
613-231-2798
Ages served: 12 years and up
Languages served: English
Fees: None
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Decision-Making Workshop
Program/Service of : Elizabeth Fry Society
Our new workshop breaks down the decision-making process and help youth learn how to make safer and healthier choices in times of struggle. This 10-week program has been developed to show new ways of assessing subjects like finances, safety, relationships, communication, assertiveness, time and stress management and many others! Participants will develop new coping skills as well as will learn to reflect on their current patterns of behaviour.
312-211 Bronson Ave
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H5 Map
613-237-7427 x154
Ages served: 12 - 17 years
Languages served: English
Fees: None
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J.F. Norwood House
Program/Service of : Elizabeth Fry Society
J.F. Norwood House is transitional housing offering supportive living for women and families. Drawing from community support and contributions, we offer women and families a chance at successful reintegration, an opportunity to work on education and employment objectives, and access services while supported by an environment that nurtures their individualities and potential.

Residents have access to:

. communal living space
. program services
. residential support plans
. individual and group counselling
. information and referrals
. community resources
. education and employment referrals
. housing support and advocacy
Ottawa, ON, Map
613-230-2372
Ages served: 18 years and up
Languages served: English
Fees: None
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This resource is listed under these topics

Anger
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ)
Social Skills and Life Skills
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Legal and Justice Resources
Psychotherapists
Females (Girls, Women)
In Conflict with the Law
Last modified May 13, 2012 4:49pm
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