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Nelson House

Temporary shelter and emergency housing for abused women and their children

Record #: OCR1218 Last Full Update: 01 Oct 2018
Alternate Name Nelson House of Ottawa Carleton
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Nepean
Address & Map
Nepean, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Nelson House 
PO Box 5381 
LCD Merivale 
Nepean, ON K2C 3H5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Available
Description and Services
Description (Service) Temporary shelter for abused women and their children * 24-hour crisis counselling phone line
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * crisis line Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa - and surrounding areas
Eligibility Women who are or have been abused and their children
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters
Waiting List No, if shelter is full, other arrangements are made.
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 613-225-0630 * Shelter, support, information and referrals 613-225-3129
Crisis Phone 613-225-3129
Fax 613-225-4578
Primary Contact Front line staff
Volunteer Coordinator Saweena Seth, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Keri Lewis, Executive Director; Phone: 613-225-0533; Email:
Other Details
Established 1992
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130630338 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Computer access (for residents), website
Accreditation No