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301 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON, K2P 1X7
(613) 234-5678
(613) 726-3636 (Toll Free)
Fees: Yes
Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy) provides warm, heart-connected and empathetic counselling, hypnotherapy and mediation services to ... more »
Addictions
100-1155 Lola Street
Ottawa, ON, K1K 4C1
613-741-5590
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth
Fees: None
Services for Aboriginal women and youth who are survivors of family violence and other traumas. A grassroots agency, staffed by survivors of violence, with ... more »
Adoption
P.O. Box 21025, Ottawa South Postal Outlet
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5N1
(613) 730-8305 (24-hr. answering machine)
Fees: None
A non-profit, volunteer organization providing direction, peer support and information to individuals actively searching for or wishing a reunion with family ... more »
1400 Clyde Ave., Suite 221
Ottawa, ON, K2G 3J2
613-226-2112
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: Yes
A non-profit, federally incorporated, licensed adoption agency. We hold international and domestic adoption licenses and support families to adopt from the ... more »
Bereavement Support
301 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON, K2P 1X7
(613) 234-5678
(613) 726-3636 (Toll Free)
Fees: Yes
Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy) provides warm, heart-connected and empathetic counselling, hypnotherapy and mediation services to ... more »
1729 Bank St., Suite 205
Ottawa, ON, K1V 7Z5
(613) 737-5553
Fees: Yes
We are a leading provider of psychotherapy, counselling, training, coaching and consulting. Our skilled team delivers services and programs in the Ottawa ... more »
270 MacLaren St.
Ottawa, ON, K2P OM3
(613) 889-3330
Fees: None
Joan Traversy is a psychotherapist who offers counselling for children, teens and families using story and play therapy in her work with children and helping ... more »
Ottawa, ON
613-794-6769
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
A support group for parents who have gone through a miscarriage, still birth or lost an infant. Dealing with loss is hard no matter what stage. We provide ... more »
211 Bronson Ave., Room 308
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H5
(613) 567-4278
Fees: None
Following a light pizza supper at 5:30 for the children and parents, at 6:00 pm the children meet with a childcare specialist and parents meet with a peer ... more »
Crisis Support
900 Merivale Rd.
Ottawa, ON, K1Z 5Z8
(613) 722-4000
Fees: None
Serves the west end from Woodroffe to Fisher and Baseline to the river, as well as the Carleton Heights neighbourhood. The Parent-Child Program offers programs ... more »
1602 Telesat Court
Gloucester, ON, K1B 1B1
613-747-7800
Fees: None
Child protection and child abuse investigations, residential services, foster care, group care, adoption and support to adoptive parents, services for families ... more »
190 Colonnade Rd., Suite 8 B
Ottawa, ON, K2E 7J5
613-228-7475
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Free & Confidential services for men and women facing an unintended pregnancy. Support services are free and cover the areas of Options Counseling ... more »
219 Argyle Ave., Suite 400
Ottawa, ON, K2P 2H4
(613) 729-3145
Fees: None
Culturally sensitive counselling for women in abusive situations. Language interpreters available in 60 languages. Long and Short Term Crisis Counselling, ... more »
439 University Ave., Suite 300
Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8
Crisis: 1-800-668-6868; Office: 1-800-268-3062
Fees: None
Telephone and web counselling service for Canadian children and youth. Professional counsellors provide confidential, anonymous information and referrals to ... more »
2675 Queensview Drive
Ottawa, ON, K2B 8K2
613-260-2360 x18773777775
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth
Fees: None
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is for children and youth, ages 18 and under, who are experiencing a crisis, and for parents, guardians, ... more »
221 Nelson St.
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C7
(613) 789-1500
Fees: None
Services open to residents of Sandy Hill and Ottawa East: Social Services 789-6309; Health Services 789-8458 Community Health Promotion/Services for Newcomers ... more »
ON
613-260-2360 x18773777775
Fees: None
A new 24 hours a day, seven days a week telephone service for children, youth and families in Eastern Ontario who are experiencing crisis. The services is for ... more »
Gay / Lesbian Parents' Services
Box 71028, 181 Bank St.
Ottawa, ON, K2P 1W0
613-860-7138
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
PFLAG Ottawa provides a comfortable open atmosphere where families, friends, spouses, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, transexual, two-spirit, intersex, ... more »
177 Nepean St., Suite 104
Ottawa, ON, K2P 0B4
(613) 563-4818
Fees: None
PTS is a community-based organization that fosters the wellness of all gay, lesbian, trans, two-spirited and queer persons. Maintains the Kelly McGinnis ... more »
Home Visiting / In Home Support
880 Wellington St., Suite 300
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6K7
613-580-2424 x26405
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
City of Ottawa Community Services provides home management services to families who qualify. Counsellors, assist with time and money management, meal planning ... more »
333 Churchill Ave. N
Ottawa, ON, K1Z 5B8
613-725-2040 x220
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3
Fees: None
A free home visiting program that provides information, support and encouragement to parents to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. more »
12 Stirling Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 1P6
613-722-3811
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth, Other
Fees: None
Programs: Aboriginal Family Support Program, Healing and Wellness Program, Sweetgrass Home Child Care Agency, Life Long Care Program, Pre-natal Nutrition ... more »
250 City Centre Ave., Suite 700
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6K7
613-238-8420
Fees: None
VHA Health and Home Support provides responsive, quality home support, personal support and health care services, on a not-for-profit basis, to help ... more »
Low Income Family Supports
780 rue de L'Eglise St.
Ottawa, ON, K1K 3K7
613-749-4584
Ages served: Youth
Fees: None
Programs and services for pregnant teens and young/single parents with children aged birth-5. Programs include: Anger/Stress HELP, Young Father's Program, Kick ... more »
P.O. Box 220
Downsview, ON, M3M 3A3
24hr Automated Info Line: 1-800-267-7263; Enforcement Call Centre: 1-800-267-4330;
TTY: 1-866-545-0083
Fees: None
Works under the authority of the Family Responsibility and Support Arrears Enforcement Act, 1996. Its role is to help support payment flow from payors (people ... more »
2084 Banff Ave, A & B
Ottawa, ON, K1V 7X9
613-739-5702
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth, Other
Fees: None
We offer recreational, social services, and educational supports to individuals, children/youth and families residing in social housing communities across the ... more »
429 Parkdale Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 1H3
613-728-8053
Fees: None
A half day subsidized, Headstart preschool program (mornings or afternoon). Lunchtime program as well, so that Kindergarten students can come before or after ... more »
151 Laurier St. E.
Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N8
(613) 231-6722
Fees: None
A day program offering support and services to homeless and disadvantaged women and their children. Offers social and educational programs to promote ... more »
Mothercraft Ottawa 475 Evered Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K1Z 5K9
(613)728-1839
Fees: None
The network provides mothers a time and a place to meet other mothers, and get new ideas to make parenting easier while their children are nearby and being ... more »
2050 Rideau Rd.
Gloucester, ON, K1X 1B1
(613) 822-2161
Fees: None
Provides country camp opportunity for families who otherwise would not be able to afford a holiday. Weekly community gatherings on Saturdays at Rideau Rd. ... more »
154 Somerset St. W
Ottawa, ON, K2P 0H8
613-594-8861
Fees: None
Day program for women and their children. Social, educational and recreational programming; a light breakfast and hot nutritious lunch offered Mon: 9:30-1:30, ... more »
Single Parents Services
Ottawa, ON
613-794-6769
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
A support group for parents who have gone through a miscarriage, still birth or lost an infant. Dealing with loss is hard no matter what stage. We provide ... more »
820 Woodroffe Ave
Ottawa, ON, K2A 3V7
613-725-1733
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Youth
Fees: None
Programs for young/single parents (up to 25 yrs) and their children (birth-6 yrs). Call for further information on programs dates and times. more »
204-2197 Riverside Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K1H 7X3
(613) 247-4776
Fees: None
Supports and enables girls and boys (Littles), especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to achieve their full potential as young women and men, by ... more »
2676 Innes Rd., Unit 94
Gloucester, ON, K1B 4Z5
office: (613) 834-9550 / admin: (613) 834-9489
Fees: None
Provides subsidized housing and support services in a community setting for young/single parents and their children. Information, referrals and programs for children and parents offered on site. more »
230 McArthur Ave.
Vanier, ON, K1L 6P5
613-749-4500
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth
Fees: None
Services include: parent/child drop-in, toy lending library, parent and child workshops, pre/post-natal nutrition program, relief care, social events and ... more »
ON
613-834-1308
Fees: None
A non-profit membership based association of families with one parent who have joined together to provide guidance and enlightenment. We provide a variety of ... more »
Canadian Mothercraft of Ottawa-Carleton 475 Evered Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K1Z 5K9
(613) 728-1839
Fees: None
Trained and matched community volunteers provide individual parenting support to young and single parents with infants and preschool children free of charge. ... more »
780 Rue de L'Eglise
Ottawa, ON, K1K 3K7
613-749-4584 x711
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth
Fees: None
This program offers 3 unique programs; short term counselling, Monday night - Sports and Support with a father/child drop in component and a 10 week parenting ... more »
Specialized Family Support
123 Edward St.,, Suite 1003
Toronto, ON, M5G 1E2
1-800-665-FACE
Fees: None
Living with a facial disfigurement is a social disability that affects over 1.5 Million Canadians. AboutFace is the only charity in Canada working to provide ... more »
Ottawa, ON
(613) 860-1398
Fees: None
Educational/recreational programs for bright and gifted children and youth. Advocacy and information re: meeting educational and social/emotional needs of ... more »
1365 Richmond Road
Ottawa, ON, K2B 6R7
1-866-432-7447 (Toll Free)
Fees: None
This early intervention program is offered to children from birth to school entry, who are born with, or acquire in early childhood, blindness or low vision ... more »
2580 Hartsmere Rd.
McArthurs Mills, ON, KOL 2M0
(613) 474-0325
Fees: None
An internet support group for kinship caregivers and those denied access to grandchildren. Five local support groups in Ontario. Annual conference and camps for kinship families. more »
103-1390 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON, K2C 3N6
613-221-9474
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
Dedicated to working within the community to fulfill heart-felt wishes for children diagnosed with a high-risk, life-threatening illness. more »
312 Parkdale Ave.
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4X5
613-722-9006
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth
Fees: Yes (Financial Aid: Subsidy)
Parent education programs. Posters and information sheets on parenting; referral to local Family Services agencies; sponsor of National Family Week; Let's Talk ... more »
160 Percy St., Room # 2
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6E5
613-567-5864
Ages served: Children and Families, Youth, Other
Fees: None
Information and programs for people who have, or support those with, learning disabilities and ADHD. Programming Includes; lending library, workshops, ... more »
Ottawa, ON
819-778-2562
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
A volunteer, non-profit group with the mandate to provide support to those dealing with life-threatening allergies, share anaphylaxis-related information, and ... more »
Ottawa, ON, K1S 1P2
613-321-3211
1-855-775-7005 (Toll Free)
Ages served: Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth
Fees: None
A non-profit family-focused organization supporting, educating and empowering parents and caregivers of children, youth and young adults dealing with mental health challenges more »
100-19 Grenfell Crescent
Kanata, ON, K2G 0G3
613-723-0606
Ages served: Children and Families, Children 0-3, Children 6-12, Children 12+, Youth
Fees: Yes
We are an applied behaviour analysis/intensive behavioural intervention (ABA/IBI) provider. We use evidence-based procedures to help learners diagnosed with an ... more »
2B-160 Terence Matthews Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K2M 0B2
613-592-8800
613-222-0645 (Toll Free)
Fees: Yes
We are an educational, professional and therapeutic service that provides support to children and youth, aged 2-18 years, who have PDD (eg. Autism) and other ... more »
600-700 Industrial Ave
Ottawa, ON, K1G 0Y9
613-841-1194
Ages served: Children and Families
Fees: None
WIMS is a group for parents of children with special needs, who come together monthly for support and information sharing. more »
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