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Maison d'Amitie

Temporary shelter and emergency housing for abused women and their children

Record #: OCR1671 Last Full Update: 24 Oct 2018
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
Description and Services
Description (Service) Francophone shelter for women victims 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 ; 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
Volunteer Coordinator Johanne Vérot, Volunteer and Activity Coordinator; Phone: 613-747-9136 ext 215; Email:
Primary Executive Francine Groulx, Executive Director; Phone: 613-747-9136 ext 314; Email:
Other Details
Established March 29, 1976
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, 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