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Ottawa Society and Culture

Action Housing

Organization assists low-income individuals and families to find and maintain safe, affordable, and adequate rental housing. Gives their services and their hours.

Action Life Ottawa Inc.

Promotes respect for human life from conception to natural death. Covers life issues and offers resources.

Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa

Informs about ATEH and offers ways to get involved.

Banff Avenue Community House

Provides recreation, education, and social services. Includes the office hours, their services, and a program schedule.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa

A child and youth mentoring charity. Cover events, the programs, and their mission and visions.

Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa

Provides programs for children and teens. Includes a BGCO application form. bgcottawa

Britannia Woods Community House

Provides social, educational and recreational support for families living in the Britannia Woods community.

Caldwell Family Centre Inc.

Offers physical and emotional support for those living in Ottawa’s Carlington area. Provides day programs for low-income and newcomer residents in our community.

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

Organization promoting progressive change in policing in the country. Includes events, awards, and publications.

Cat Rescue Network

Contains a blog, upcoming events, adoption and fostering details, and information about CRN.

Centre 454

Provides drop-in support services and social recreational activities for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Centre 507

Adult drop-in centre, safe haven and stepping stone. Includes services offered, job bank, and upcoming events.

Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma

Offers family and couples therapy for people that have been sexually abused. Read newsletters, therapists information and how to get in touch.

The Council on Aging of Ottawa

Provides and range of services and programs for the elderly including the promotion and awareness of senior issues.

Dalhousie Food Cupboard

Supplies food to people in need who live in the East Hintonburg and West Centretown area of Ottawa.

Dalhousie Nonprofit Housing Co-operative

Offers affordable and reliable housing, as well as some geared to income housing.

Ecology Ottawa

Volunteer driven organization working to make Ottawa a green capital.

Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa

Provides support services for women incarcerated and women involved in the criminal justice system. Covers their programs and services, news and events, and volunteering.

Family Services Ottawa

Private registered charitable agency dedicated to counselling, education and support for individuals and families that are in distress or at risk.

Friends of Abandoned

A chatity that works to reduce the numbers of or re-house abandoned, homeless cats and dogs in Ottawa. Read success stories and ways to help.

Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa

An independent community-owned and operated funeral home. Offers obituaries, their products, and their services.

Funeral Information Society of Ottawa

Provides consumer funeral planning information. Covers facts and myths, living wills, funeral costs, and joining FISO.

Gamblers Anonymous Ottawa

Informs about the program and offers a meeting list, FAQs, announcements, and explains how to tell if one is a compulsive gambler.

Gay Ottawa

Guide to gay bars, clubs, hotels and events in Ottawa with reviews and maps.

Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard

Provides food for those in a crises situation.

The Good Companions

A non profit organization that offers programs, services and support for seniors and adults with physical disabilities.

Habitat for Humanity

Covers the past and current builds, home ownership, events, the Restore, and volunteering.

Harmony House

A women's shelter providing transitional housing for women and children who are survivors of violence.

Immigrant Women Services Ottawa

A community based agency serving immigrant and visible minority women. Informs about their programs and services.

Interval House of Ottawa

A safe haven for women and their children fleeing violence. Informs about the types of abuse, the warning signs, their programs and services, and ways to get involved.

Irish Society of the National Capital Region

Group responsible for the Ottawa Irish Festival, Celtic Cross Memorial commemoration, and St. Patrick's Day Parade and party.

iSisters Technology Mentoring

Offers community based technology learning programs for women in need.

Jewish Family Services of Ottawa

JFS offers programs and services for children and youth, couples, and relationships.

Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Employment and Training

Aims to improve the recruitment, training, and employment of all Aboriginal people. Gives their services and FAQs.

Kind Space

Provides social services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans (transsexual, transgender, genderqueer), two-spirit and questioning (GLBTTQ) people.

Kiwanis Club of Ottawa

Gives their mission and vision, their sponsors and partners, and their projects.

Lebanese and Arab Social Services Agency

LASSA provides services to facilitate and expedite the settlement and integration of new Canadians in general and Arabic speaking ones in particular.

Maison Decision House

Provides a community-based residential and treatment program for adult male offenders and those addicted to alcohol and drugs.

Mothercraft Ottawa

Provides programs and services for children, parents, parents-to-be and caregivers.

Multiple Birth Families Association

MBFA offers support services and social activities for families with, or expecting multiple births.

National Capital Vegetarian Association

Association offering resources for vegetarians and vegans in Ottawa provides details of membership, activities, news, blog, volunteering and contacts.

Ontario Genealogy Society (Ottawa Branch)

Provides research details and publications with library links and information about genealogy meetings.

Ottawa Men's Centre

Provides support and advice to men that are going through a divorce, child custody and court proceedings.

Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue

Informs about the organization, adoption, fostering, and events. OttawaCatRescue

Ottawa Young Parents

Offers programs and support for pregnant youth, young parents, and their children.

Planned Parenthood Ottawa

Provides education, counseling, and information services that enhance people's sexual and reproductive health. Site features various sexual health news and resources, questions and answers, and program particulars.

Wild Bird Care Centre

Caring for the birds and wildlife in Ottawa through rescue and rehabilitation programs and support services.

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