Ottawa-Carleton, ON
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Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an urban health centre that: Provides quality, holistic, culturally-relevant health services to Inuit, Métis and First Nation communities of Ottawa; Engages in clinical, social, economic and cultural initiatives that promote the health of all Aboriginal people; Promotes community-building through education and advocacy; Serves as a centre of excellence for urban Aboriginal health.

Programs include:
* Working Hope program, which connects at-risk and distressed Aboriginal youth with culturally based mental health and addictions supports in their community. Serves youth aged 5-24.
* Individual and group counselling for men and women in crisis, addictions counselling and historical trauma
* Couples counselling,
* Child and family art therapy
* Traditional healing
* Psychoeducation
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Mental Wellness Services * Same day walk-in crisis counselling appointments are available in person or by phone. * Advocacy, referrals, service navigation and assistance with the Children's Aid Society are available in person or by phone. * Addiction support services are available in person or by phone. * Need mental wellness support during business hours? Call 613-748-0657, ext. 1. Outside of business hours, call the Distress Centre at (613) 722-6914.
299 Montreal Road
Ottawa, ON, K1L 6B8 Map
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English, French
Fees: None
Area Served: Ottawa-Carleton

Programs/Services Include...

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health Walk-in Counselling Clinic
Wabano’s Mental Health Walk-in Counselling is a free counselling service for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit clients of any age or gender. It offers the same day short-term mental health/wellness support for you and/or your family. There is no referral or appointment necessary to access Walk-in Counselling service.

Please visit the Wabano website to see the most up-to-date hours.
299 Montreal Road
Ottawa, ON, K1L 6B8 Map
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English
Fees: None
To be seen: Clients/families may self refer
To be seen, simply come in during walk-in hours (visit the Wabano website for hours)
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This resource is listed under these topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Learning Disorders
Separation and Divorce
Social Skills and Life Skills
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