Options Bytown Nonprofit Housing Corporation

Alternate Name Options Bytown - Non-Profit Housing Corporation
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
380 Cumberland St
Ottawa, ON K1N 9P3
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Intersection King Edward Ave and Rideau St
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - 8 wheelchair accessible housing units, all main entrances are accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street * Some buildings have limited tenant parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Supportive Housing - 126 units in four buildings with primarily bachelor units and some 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments. Supports are provided 7 days a week on-site for tenants.

Resource Centers - 8 resource centers located in Ottawa Community Housing Buildings offering supports to Ottawa Community Housing clients.

Housing First - A team of Housing Based Case Managers help individuals leave chronic homelessness to find housing and provide mobile supports to ensure housing stability.
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm, weekends and holidays 10 am-6 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Men and women 18 years of age or older who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness and require support to maintain their housing and well-being.
Application Applicants must apply through the Ottawa Social Housing Registry, as well as undergo an Options Bytown assessment.
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - Supportive housing rent is geared-to-income (approximately 30% of their income) ; None - Resource Centres ; Housing First clients may receive assistance to pay their rent
Service Categories Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing ; Supportive Housing for Homeless People
Waiting List Yes, waiting list is managed through the Social Housing Registry
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-241-6363
Fax 613-241-4855
E-Mail info@optionsbytown.com
Website www.optionsbytown.com
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Primary Contact Joyce Lundrigan, Manager of Housing Supports; Phone: 613-241-6363 ext 245; Email: jlundrigan@optionsbytown.com
Alternate Contact Emily McCarney, Human Resource Officer / Administrator / Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-241-6363 ext 222; Email: emccarney@optionsbytown.com
Primary Executive Catharine Vandelinde, Executive Director; Phone: 613-241-6363 ext 223; Email: cvandelinde@optionsbytown.com
Other Details
Established 1989
Funding City / Town ; Federal - Federal Homelessness Partnering Initiative ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 128142585 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlet
Resources Website, computer room at both locations
Accreditation No

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