Salvation Army (The)

Site: Ottawa - Woodroffe Ave

Service: Bethany Hope Centre

Description and Services
Description (Service) Drop-in multi-service centre providing free services to: pregnant and parenting youth, their partners, and their children 
Programs and services: parenting * self-esteem * anger management * stress management * healthy relationships * individual counselling * prenatal nutrition * well baby clinics * prenatal classes * play group * respite and enriched child care * housing support * employment counselling * Independent Learning Centre support (for people working on high school credits) * food bank * clothing support * Emergency Baby Cupboard (diapers, baby food, formula, cereal, etc.) * Well Family Clinic * access to sexual health nurse * access to family doctor for pregnant/parenting youth and their children who have no family doctor * fathering programs
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * Food Bank Fri 11:30 am-12:30 * Emergency Baby Cupboard Fri 11:30 am-12:30 pm * Learning Coach Program Mon 1 pm-3 pm, Tue-Thu 9 am-3 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Dates Year-round
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and surrounding areas
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
Pregnant and parenting youth 13-29 years of age * their partners * their children 6 years and under
Application Call or drop in to set up intake appointment * only registered clients can access programs and services
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Baby Clothing ; Childbirth Education ; Children's Play Groups ; Distance Education ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Food Banks ; Formula/Baby Food ; Nutrition Education ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Respite Care ~ Children ; Self Esteem Workshops ; Well Baby Drop In Centres
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-725-1733
Fax 613-725-9480
Primary Contact Bethany Donnelly, Community Life Coordinator; Phone: 613-725-1733 ext 101; Email:
Alternate Contact Tristan Dang, Intake Worker; Phone: 613-725-1733 ext 212; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Christine Lauzon, Family Services Worker/Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-725-1733 ext 211; Email:
Primary Executive Naomi Praamsma, Executive Director; Phone: 613-725-1733 ext 206; Email:
Former Name Bethany Hope Centre for Young Parent Families (2007)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
820 Woodroffe Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A 3V7
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Intersection Woodroffe Ave and Carling Ave
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1896
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107951618 RR0396
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Resources Various pamphlets
Resources Website * Facebook page * toy lending library * free internet access
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective professional associations.

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