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Community Resource Guide produced by Psychiatric Survivors of Ottawa. Updated: September 2014

Table of Contents: 


Need Immediate Help?

  • 4-Hour Crisis Lines

  • Warm Lines

  • Crisis and Emergency Services

  • Emergency Shelters for Women

  • Emergency Shelter for Men

  • Emergency Shelters for Families

  • Shelters for Women Abused by Their Partners


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  • Housing with Various Levels of Support

  • Boarding Homes, Supervised

  • Help with Housing


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  • Food Banks (arranged by city area)

  • Meal Programs

  • Low Cost Groceries

  • Ottawa Good Food Box

  • Used Furniture

  • Affordable Clothing


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  • General Health Services

  • Mental Health Services

  • Medical Clinics

  • Alcohol and Addiction Services


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  • Information Lines

  • Self-Help, Discussion and Peer Support Groups

  • Services for Aboriginals

  • Counselling and Support

  • Drop-Ins

  • Parenting and Family Resources

  • Youth Support


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  • Financial Assistance and Related Resources

  • Legal Assistance

  • Personal Identification

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  • Employment Help

  • Learning Opportunities

  • Volunteering

  • Leisure and Recreation


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  • Directory of Resources for Seniors in Ottawa

  • Directory of Ottawa Community Resources

  • When You Need Help with Food and Clothing

  • Ottawa Trans Resource Guide


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  • This directory is by no means exhaustive; inclusion or lack of inclusion in this directory of a service or support does not imply the endorsement or lack of endorsement of that service or support by Psychiatric Survivors of Ottawa

  • Corrections, comments and additions to this directory are welcome


To add your service/agency contact us ...


  • Addiction Center - information on addictions to alcohol, tobacco, illicit and prescription drugs


Visit the Addiction Center Website ...

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