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Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre

Alternate Name Amethyst Womens Addiction Centre ; CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
488 Wilbrod St E
Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8
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Intersection Charlotte St and Laurier Ave E
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Main floor
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (21 Apr 2020): On-site services currently suspended. Counselling services still offered remotely. Still accepting new clients.

Multi-service outpatient addiction (substance use and problem gambling) treatment centre * all services and programs are confidential

Day Treatment Centre: various programs for clients concerned about their substance use or gambling habits * tailored to individual needs * can include : group counselling, workshops, relapse prevention, family dynamics, healing through art and creativity

Sexual Abuse Support Program: group and individual counselling support and educational programs as clients heal from the trauma of childhood abuse

Health Promotion Program: partnerships with community centres, service agencies and educational institutions * workshops that encourage women to create healthy lifestyle changes by helping them take control of their lives * workshops cover topics such as: self-esteem, anger solutions, anxiety, stress and wellness
Hours COVID19: Irregular, call for details.
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Women 18 years and older
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French ; Substance Use Treatment Program, Problem Gambling Program and Health Promotion Program are offered in both English and French, other programs offer services only in English.
Fees None
Service Categories Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ~ Women ; Drug Use Disorder Education/Prevention ; Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder Support Groups ; Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder ; Gambling Addiction Counselling ~ Women ; Gambling Addiction Support Groups ~ Women ; Perinatal Substance Use Disorder Treatment ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Women ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues ; Substance Use Disorder Counselling ; Substance Use Disorder Referrals ; Wellness Programs ~ Women ; Women's Support Groups ~ Addictions/Dependencies Issues
Waiting List Yes, varies according to program
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-563-0363
TTY Phone 613-563-2995
Fax 613-565-2175
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Claire Lacelle, Intake Worker; Email:
Primary Executive Carol Wu, Coordinator; Phone: 613-563-0363 ext 227; Email:
Other Details
Established 1979
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Champlain Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106707953 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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