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Organization / Program Name(s)Located In Office Phone Description (Brief)
Ability Online Support NetworkEtobicoke Central 416-650-6207 Monitored and secure online community that provides the opportunity to connect with peers, mentors and role models for friendship and support, skill development * public messages monitored by staff an ...
Association des personnes vivant avec la douleur chroniqueGatineau 819-246-4932 Bring people living with chronic pain together to reduce their isolation and allow them to regain their personal integrity * support and information to people living with chronic pain and their loved ...
Association for Bright Children of Ontario (ABC), Ottawa Region ChapterOttawa   Works on the local and provincial levels with families, teachers, Boards of Education, and the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training, to promote a better understanding of gifted and bright childr ...
Association francophone des troubles d'apprentissageOttawa 613-604-2845 Francophone association for parents of dyslexic children and other learning disabilities Provides information to parents and professionals about learning disabilities (dyslexia, dysorthographia, dyspr ...
Autism Ontario, Ottawa ChapterOttawa Toll free 1-800-472-7789 ext 318 Information, referrals and support for people and families living with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder * system navigation and individual support * list of and help finding local qu ...
Autism Ontario, Renfrew CountyRenfrew County Contact the Ottawa Chapter 613-230-6305 Association for support of families * care givers and people working with individuals with Autism or other pervasive developmental disorders (PDD)
Canada. Public Health Agency of Canada, Nobody's Perfect Parenting ProgramOntario   Parenting education and support program for parents of children
Canadian Cancer Society, Ottawa, Ontario Division - Ottawa Community OfficeOttawa 613-723-1744 ; Peer support/Cancer Information Specialists, toll free 1-888-939-3333 ; Transportation Service 1-800-263-6750 Services for cancer patients, their families and the general public Cancer Information Specialists: One-on-one information on cancer and cancer-related topics for cancer patients, their families, gene ...
Canadian Mental Health Association Champlain East, Cornwall - 343 Pitt St, Champlain East - Peer Resource Center - StarbrightCornwall 613-933-5845 ; 613-938-5408 ext 252 COVID-19 (26 May 2020) CMHA branches are open but many are offering alternative service delivery at this time. Service delivery may be in person, by phone or the following virtual ways: PCVC – Person ...
Canadian Mental Health Association Champlain East, Hawkesbury - Nelson St, Oasis Resource CentreHawkesbury 613-933-5849 ; 613-938-0435 ext 407 COVID-19 (26 May 2020) CMHA branches are open but many are offering alternative service delivery at this time. Service delivery may be in person, by phone or the following virtual ways: PCVC – Person ...
CHEO, Ottawa - 2305 St Laurent Blvd, Youth Net / RĂ©seau AdoOttawa 613-738-3915 For-youth-by-youth mental health promotion and intervention organization * promotes good mental health and wellness, and contributes to early intervention of mental illness in youth aged 13-20 * de-st ...
Community Living Prince Edward, Prince Edward County, Peer Mentoring ProgramPicton 613-476-6038 Facilitate an inclusive school culture through inclusion awareness training and support. Recruit student leaders as Ambassadors for Inclusion to facilitate involvement for students with a disability i ...
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis CanadaOttawa 613-806-7956 Volunteer-based charity dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well as improving the lives of children and adults affected by these chronic diseases Provides curre ...
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, BellevilleBelleville 416-920-5035 ext 266 Support organization for people affected by crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis * volunteer-based charity focusing on research, patient programs, advocacy, and awareness
Down Syndrome Association - National Capital RegionOttawa 613-737-0658 Non-profit group working to help people with Down syndrome to live full and rewarding lives * provides support for people with Down syndrome and their families * forms collaborative support networks w ...
Huntington Society of Canada, Eastern Ontario Resource CentreOttawa 613-233-5838 Support services and information for people affected by Huntington's disease and their families Resource centre * counselling * advice * support groups * educational sessions for professional groups a ...
Multiple Birth Families AssociationOttawa (City of) 613-860-6565 Parenting information and moral support to parents of multiple-birth children Group discussions * newsletters * bereavement help * prenatal information seminars * two annual sales of children's used c ...
Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication DisordersWoodstock 519-290-1763 Seeks to provide information, education and support to families of children and youth with communication disorders and with speech and language barriers * chapters are run by parent volunteers and hav ...
Osteoporosis Canada, Ottawa - No Physical AddressOttawa 416-696-2663 National organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis * works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis * Se ...
Parents For Children's Mental HealthSt Catharines 416-220-0742 Non-profit, provincial, parent-run organization that provides a voice for children and their families who face the challenges of mental health problems in Ontario * provides advocacy, education, and p ...
Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario, PLEO - Parents' Lifeline | Soutien aux parentsOttawa 613-321-3211 Peer support organization for parents of children and youth up to 25 years of age who are experiencing mental health and/or addiction challenges Services include: * a telephone helpline offering suppo ...
Peer Support South East Ontario, Napanee, Peer 17 Support CentreNapanee 613-354-1690 Centre for those with addiction and/or mental health issues seeking peer support and activities in a safe and social environment * intentional Peer Support * Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) group ...
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, Ottawa - Richmond Rd, Social ServicesOttawa Administration 613-820-4922 ; Medical Clinic 613-820-2001 COVID-19 (20 April 2020): The three food banks supported by PQCHC continue to run on modified schedule and program. Services are accessed by appointment only and available to those people living in t ...
Prostate Cancer Canada Network OttawaOttawa (City of) 613-828-0762 A volunteer organization of prostate cancer survivors and supporters. Helps men recently diagnosed with prostate cancer * promotes awareness of this disease and the associated issues * provides suppor ...
Psychiatric Survivors of OttawaOttawa 613-567-4379 COVID-19 (20 April 2020) PSO, including all programming in the hospitals, at the Bronson Centre and in the community are closed until further notice. Peer support by telephone and social groups onlin ...
Somerset West Community Health Centre, Ottawa - Somerset St W, Children and Youth ServicesOttawa 613-238-8210 COVID19 (2 June 2020): Many services are changed or offered virtually during the pandemic. See website for details and latest updates. Prevention and early intervention services for socially isolated ...
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre, Ottawa - Bank St, Chronic Disease Self ManagementOttawa 613-737-5115 COVID-19 (9 Jun 2020): call the Centre at 613-737-5115 before attending. Many of the programs and services are currently suspended or changed to phone appointments until further notice. Visit their w ...
Teen Support Services, Jami Omar Mosque, Drop-In ProgramOttawa (City of) 343-202-5558 Connect teens and adults with disabilities to peers within their community by the means of activities * arts and crafts * painting and sculpting * building science experiments * planting * cooking/bak ...
Turner Syndrome Society of Canada, OttawaOttawa 613-321-2267 National office National office offers members the latest in medical research, support through parent and adult women meetings, programs, local events and fundraising activities, monthly e-bulletins, ...
VETS Canada, National OfficeDartmouth 1-888-228-3871 ext 121 COVID-19 (9 April 2020): Staff are working from home and taking calls from Veterans and other referral sources. Often assistance can be provided remotely - things such as rent payments, arranging tem ...
Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Ottawa OfficeOttawa 613-563-4021 Nationwide, community and clinic based vision rehabilitation services * research, public education and vision health Low Vision Services * functional assessment of visual abilities * information and t ...
War Amps (The), National HeadquartersOttawa 613-731-3821 Organization that offers help to amputees of all ages, through its programs Main programs and services: * Key Tag and Address Label Service: Key tags and Address Labels are mailed to Canadians once a ...
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Ottawa, OttawaOttawa (City of)   Organization for nonprofit professionals * offers networking opportunities, educational workshops, and mentoring