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Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - No Physical Address

Service: William E. Hay Centre - Youth Detention Centre

Alternate Name OCR ; YSB
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Facility designated as a place of secure temporary detention (pre-trial) and secure custody (post-trial) for young males charged with offenses in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Detention Centre Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Young males 12-18 years old charged with a criminal offense under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Application Court ordered
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Juvenile/Youth Detention Centres
Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 613-738-7776
Fax 613-738-7909
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Primary Contact Melanie Bania, Director; Phone: 613-738-7776 ext 246; Email:
Alternate Contact Bill Fenn, Assistant Director of Operations; Phone: 613-738-7776 ext 267; Email:
Primary Executive Joanne Lowe, Executive Director; Phone: 613-729-1000
Alternate Executive Larissa Silver, Associate Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1960; Program: 1995
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108228545 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation

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