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Counselling and Family Service Ottawa - Family Violence / Sexual Abuse Support Services - Family Violence Program

Record #: 68971814 |  Last Full Update: 8 Sep 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (3 Sep 2021): This agency's services are affected by COVID-19. Many services are offered virtually or by phone and some in-person services offered in all of this agency's programs. The intake process remains the same.

Individual and group counselling
  • information sessions for partners, family and friends
  • workshops
  • education through presentations and special events
Program for Francophone women who have experienced sexual assault (French):
  • support services to Francophone women who have been victims of sexual abuse (as children or adults)
  • to increase their capacity to deal with the effects of the past abuse and regain control of their lives
Transitional and Housing Support Program for abused women and their children:
  • supports women to live free from violence by helping them identify and access necessary community support
  • offered in partnership with La Présence (women's shelter) and Harmony House (second stage housing)
Program for Francophone children victims/witnesses of family violence and support to their mothers (French):
  • provides early intervention services to child witnesses of women abuse and support to their mothers
  • individual and group counselling
New Directions:
  • 12-week educational counselling program for persons who have been abusive to their intimate partners
Francophone Women Program:
  • for women 50 and over who have experienced partner assault
  • offers also group and individual support for women under 50
Men's Program:
  • for men who have been sexually abused
  • individual and group counselling
  • in English and French
Counselling Program for victims of abuse:
  • including those who have experienced partner abuse, survivors of current or past sexual abuse or incest, and survivors of physical and emotional abuse in their families of origin
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-8 pm, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Eligibility
  • individuals 16 years and older
  • counselling Program staff are trained to work with children 4 years and older and adolescents
  • Violence Against Women program has group and individual services for children 6 years and older

Languages American Sign Language, English, French, QuebecSignlanguage(QSL)
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Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

310 Olmstead St
Ottawa, ON K1L 7K3
Canada

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-233-8478
Fax 613-233-9881
Email info@cfsottawa.ca
Website https://cfsottawa.ca/home/