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Shepherds of Good Hope

Site: Ottawa - King Edward Ave

Service: Emergency Women's Shelter

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
256 King Edward Ave, 3rd Flr
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M1
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Intersection King Edward Ave and Murray St
Mailing Address 233 Murray St 
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M1
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (31 Mar 2020): Shelter remains open and fully operation, with safety precautions in place until further notice.

Shelter * capacity of 60 beds * safe place and coordinated care from front line staff, diversion workers and case managers with the support of psychiatric nurses, outreach workers and medical outreach teams On site-services include: mental health and addiction assessments/support * diversion services * case management/housing support * community referral and medical support as required Intake is on a 24-hour basis offering: shared accommodation * three meals a day via support services * showers * laundry * hygiene supplies
Hours COVID-19 -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Women and transgender individuals 18 years and older who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
Application Call for more information or drop-in
Languages English ; French - partially
Fees None
Service Categories Homeless Shelter ~ Transgender Individuals ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ~ Addictions/Dependencies Issues
Waiting List Not applicable - if program is full, a space will be found internally
Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 613-789-4179 ; 613-688-2929 ext 324
Fax 613-789-0888
Primary Contact Lauren Julien, Program Manager; Phone: 613-688-2929 ext 330; Email:
Alternate Contact Steven Parker, Senior Manager; Phone: 613-688-2929 ext 344; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Mora Garcia, Program Manager; Phone: 613-789-8210 ext 228; Email:
Primary Executive Deirdre Freiheit, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-789-8210 ext 235; Email:
Alternate Executive Stephen Bartolo, Vice President; Phone: 613-688-2929 ext 226; Email:
Other Details
Established 1982
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130724255 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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