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Planned Parenthood Ottawa

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
222 Somerset St W, Suite 404
Ottawa, ON K2P 2G3
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Intersection Elgin St and Somerset St W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Street parking * paid parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (1 Apr 2020): Due to COVID19, Planned Parenthood Ottawa is switching to phone-based, virtual services until further notice. * For pregnancy options counselling or information about sexual and reproductive health: call 613-226-3234 x 100 or email (client can book a confidential phone counselling session if needed (counselor will call on a blocked or private phone number for 1 hour session, booked 10 am-5 pm)). * For access to supplies, drop by office at 222 Somerset St W where safer sex supplies such as external condoms, internal condoms, dental dams, lubricant, as well as urine pregnancy tests, and bottles of prenatal vitamins will be available outside the door. 
Supports people in making informed sexual and reproductive health choices 
* Information and Referral Service: phone-in supportive staff and volunteers * anonymous and confidential service * assists in a non-judgmental manner 
* Free pregnancy testing, condoms, information packages and pamphlets 
* Free all-options pregnancy counselling for individuals facing a decision regarding a pregnancy, needing support around a past abortion experience, or looking for in-depth information on contraceptive choices * Pro-choice 
* Professional Development: Training for volunteers, professionals and the public, including values clarification, consent education, contraception, sexual anatomy, pregnancy options, sexual violence, sexual rights, sexuality throughout the life cycle, sexually transmitted infections, sexual and gender orientation, and more 
* Community Education: Presentations, workshops, and information sessions to groups in schools, drop-in centers and community programs * provides information tables and kiosks for a variety of groups 
* Volunteering opportunities * Community Partnership
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, evenings by appointment
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, send an email, or visit the website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None - donations welcome
Service Categories General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; Pre-Abortion Counselling ; Pro-Choice Pregnancy Counselling ; Special Libraries ~ Family Planning Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Family Planning Issues ; Teen Family Planning Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-226-3234
Fax 613-226-8955
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Chris Farley Ratcliffe
Primary Executive Chris Farley Ratcliffe, Executive Director (interim); Email:
Other Details
Established 1964
Funding City / Town ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 123987430 RR0001 ; Fees - Membership fees, service fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * information packages
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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