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Maison d'Amitie

Temporary shelter and emergency housing for abused women and their children

Record #: OCR1671 Last Full Update: 05 Oct 2017
Description and Services
Description (Service) Francophone shelter for women victim of violence and their children. Two sites which can accommodate single women and families. 
Emergency and temporary housing * crisis helpline * services for women and for children * transitional assistance * intervention services to counter sexual violence * support and services for sexual assault victims * Fem’aide: francophone support helpline
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women 16 years and older who are suffering from any type of abuse within a relationship, and their children
Application Call for admission if your immediate safety is at risk. When calling for support, you will be referred to appropriate services.
Languages French ; French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act
Fees None
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ~ Women ; Domestic Violence Shelters ~ Women ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Francophone Community ~ Women
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 613-747-9136
Crisis Phone Collect calls accepted 613-744-7789, 613-747-0020
Fax 613-747-0147, 613-741-7231
Primary Contact Francine Groulx, Executive Director; Phone: 613-747-9136 ext 314; Fax: 613-741-7231
Alternate Name HT1
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Maison d'amitié 
40 Cobourg St 
Ottawa, ON K1N 8Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established March 29, 1976
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services * Ministry of the Attorney General ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119028447 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No