The Lounge and Resource Centre


PSO members are welcome to gather in our comfortable drop-in centre, where we exchange ideas and information, and enjoy each other's company over a cup of tea or coffee.


  • Peer support, if needed, is always available at the Lounge during business hours

  • Location: 211 Bronson Ave. Ottawa, Rooms: 313 & 314

  • Click here for business hours

Office Resources

  • Office resources available to members include computers with internet and e-mail access, a photocopier (5 cents per copy), a fax machine and a lending library. 

  • Community information boards are available for browsing. 

  • The Community Resource Guide produced by PSO, is available free of charge to members. 

  • PSO staff offer information and referrals to members and the public over the telephone. Please call during our office hours, Monday to Friday 12-4pm.


What's happening at the Lounge?

  • Friday Films


​​We show a recently released movie every Friday at 1pm and serve popcorn in room 314. Everyone is welcome. If you have any special request, please fill out our Movie Request Form. For the PSO Update with Friday Films details click here ...


  • Karaoke


Belt it out or croon it softly. Karaoke at PSO is a safe way to let out your inner artist or to just listen in. All are welcome! This is a bi-weekly group. No registration required. All are welcome. For the PSO Update with Karaoke schedule click here ...


  • Information Sessions

We offer free information sessions about various health related topics on regular basis. For the PSO Update with current month information sessions details click here ...


  • YMCA Passes

The YMCA – YWCA is providing PSO with one month gym membership passes for $15.50. Pick up an agency letter from PSO and take it to the Taggart Family Y on Argyle Ave. in Ottawa to receive your first pass or to renew the pass you have. For our contact information click here ...


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