Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - No Physical Address

Service: Evelyn Horne Emergency and Transitional Housing for Young Women

Alternate Name YSB
Former Name Young Women's Emergency Shelter
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address 2675 Queensview Dr 
Ottawa, ON K2B 8K2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Emergency and transitional housing for young women: Capacity of 32 * 14 beds are reserved for emergency shelter clients * two overflow rooms * 16 transitional housing apartments who may stay for up to one year 
Case management * counselling * easy access to all other Youth Services Bureau services available to all residents
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 20 year(s) 
Young women 12-20 years old
Application Young women may come to the shelter at any time * those interested in applying to Transitional Housing can refer to the website for more information.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Juvenile/Youth Shelters ~ Girls ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Women
Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 613-789-8220
Crisis Phone 613-761-2771
Fax 613-789-9585
Primary Contact Sheila Kennedy, Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Stacey Lauridsen, Assistant Director, Community Services; Phone: 613-241-7788; Email:
Primary Executive Joanne Lowe, Executive Director; Phone: 613-729-1000; Email:
Alternate Executive Jane Fjeld, Associate Executive Director; Phone: 613-729-1000; Email:
Other Details
Established 1960
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108228545 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Canadian Centre for Accreditation

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