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Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre - Services for Abused Women

Record #: 68968787 |  Last Full Update: 9 Jul 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (23 April 2020) COVID-19 online chat and text service launches for Ottawa women living with violence and abuse available. Text with Unsafe at Home Ottawa 613- 704-5535 or Chat online at

The crisis support Helpline for abused women is also available 24 hours / 7 days a week. Call 613-745-4818 (English) or call 613-745-3665 (French) or Fem`aide 1-877-336-2433 (a support line for francophone women). Call any of the above numbers if you do not feel safe, or if you are experiencing anxiety due to your partner or are in need of support, resources or active listening.

This information is regularly updated on their website.

Access to support services for abused women
  • crisis intervention
  • information and referral
  • support services (by telephone or in person)
  • help with emergency transportation or transportation to facilitate links with other community services
  • support groups
  • babysitting subsidies
  • individual counselling
  • community education for children

Children Who Witness Violence program: support group for children and a concurrent group for their mothers

Transitional Housing Support program: help to transition from an abusive relationship to safe housing and services
Hours COVID-19 -- Help Line Mon-Sun 24 hours * Chat and Text Service Mon-Sun 8 am-midnight
  • Offers support to all women who have been abused physically, verbally and/or psychologically
  • Transitional Housing Support program: available for women not accessing a shelter who are residing in the East and South end of the City of Ottawa
Languages English, French
  • Call for more information or drop in
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Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

Gloucester Centre; 1980 Ogilvie Rd
Second Flr, Suite 215
Ottawa, ON K1J 9L3

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-741-6025
Crisis 613-745-4818
Fax 613-741-7029
TTY 613-741-3556
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