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Women’s Emergency Shelter

Resources

Emergency shelters offer short term accommodation for women who do not have housing, or are fleeing abuse. Shelters working with women who have experienced violence or domestic abuse have access to short term interpretation services. Clients are served regardless of immigration status in Canada.

Chrysalis House

Transition house provides emergency shelter and crisis support, counselling, and housing, legal and parenting supports to abused women and their children. English only. 

City of Ottawa – Dept. of Housing & Social Services

Provides emergency shelter in a supportive environment to homeless families or individuals and assistance in obtaining appropriate long term affordable housing. Interpretation available.

Cornerstone Housing for Women

Emergency shelter for 58 homeless women or women at risk of homelessness. Counselling support and crisis intervention.

Interval House

Transition house provides emergency shelter and crisis support, counselling, and housing, legal and parenting supports to abused women and their children. English only.

La Présence

Transition house provides emergency shelter and crisis support, counselling, and housing, legal and parenting supports to abused francophone women and their children. 

Maison D’Amitié

Transition house provides emergency shelter and crisis support, counselling, and housing, legal and parenting supports to abused francophone women and their children.  

Nelson House

Transition house provides emergency shelter and crisis support, counselling, and housing, legal and parenting supports to abused women and their children. English only.

Shepherds of Good Hope

Emergency shelter for 105 homeless persons at risk of homelessness. Health care professionals advocate for homeless men and women.