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Meg Waurick’s Resource Recommendations 

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OTTAWA
Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of children in our community. Our volunteers can enroll in a program that suits their lifestyle so the ensuing friendship will be meaningful and fun!
39 Camelot Drive, Suite 200 Ottawa ON K2G5W6 AGES: 6-16 YEARS
PHONE: 613-247-4776 FEE: NONE

 

NEPEAN RIDEAU OSGOODE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE
Integrated social services for the Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode area (some programs are offered to all residents of Ottawa): Information and referral, counselling for individuals, youth and families, community development, housing loss prevention, youth programs, after school programs and much more.
Emerald Plaza 1547 Merivale Rd, Unit 240, 2nd Flr Ottawa, ON K2G 4V3 AGES: ALL
PHONE: 613-596-5626 FEE: NONE

 

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OTTAWA
Provides a variety of programs for youth aged 6-18, including after-school, weekend, and summer programs in order to build self-esteem and develop social skills. Various sites throughout Ottawa
2825 Dumaurier Ave, Ottawa ON K2B7W3 AGES: ALL
PHONE: 613-232-0925 FEE: NONE

 

CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICE OTTAWA (CFSO)
Offer a range of social services (counselling and support services) in English and French to all residents of Ottawa.
310 Olmstead Ottawa, ON, K1L 7K3 AGES: 6YRS +
PHONE: 613-233-8478TTY: 613-233-1866 FEE: YES

 

CENTRETOWN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE (GLBTTQ YOUTH PROGRAM)
Outreach, support and counselling to GLBTTQ Youth (ages 12 to 25)
420 Cooper Street Ottawa, ON, K2P 0M6 AGES: ALL
FEE:NONE

 

YOUTH SERVICES BUREAU OF OTTAWA (YSB) 24/7 CRISIS LINE
We’ve all had a crisis. Whether you’re stressed, depressed, or just can’t take it anymore—you are not alone. The Youth Services Bureau’s 24/7 Crisis Line is here for you.
AGES: up to 21 years
PHONE: 613-260-23601-877-377-7775 (Toll Free) FEE:NONE

 

DAVE SMITH YOUTH TREATMENT CENTRE (DSYTC)
Located in Ottawa, the DSYTC is a non-profit, residential and community-based agency that is dedicated to helping youth (13-21) and families across Ontario.
786 Bronson Avenue Ottawa, ON, K1S 4G4 AGES: 13-21
PHONE: 613-594-8333 FEE:NONE

 

MINISTRY OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES
The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is responsible for services to children and youth in the Canadian province of Ontario.
900 Bay St. Toronto ON M7A1N3 AGES: ALL
PHONE: 1-416-325-5666TTY 1-800-387-5559 FEE:NONE

 

JER’S VISION
Educational programming, conferences and professional development, art programs, community involvement, and supporting youth ideas to address bullying, homophobia, transphobia and discrimination in schools and youth communities.
440 Albert St., C304, Albert Street Educational Centre Ottawa, ON, K1R 5B5 AGES: ALL
PHONE: 613-400-1875 FEE:NONE

 

KIDS HELP PHONE
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only bilingual phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential.
300-439 University Ave. Toronto, ON M5G 1Y8 AGES:5-20
PHONE: 416-586-5437 OR1-800-668-6868 (CRISIS LINE) FEE:NONE

 

WABANO CENTRE
Aboriginal health centre focused on family and community health. Culturally sensitive approach that welcomes, accepts and represents all Aboriginal Peoples
299 Montreal Rd Ottawa, ON K1L 6B8 AGES: ALL
PHONE: 613-748-0657
FEE: UNKNOWN

 

YMCA OTTAWA
Recreational programs and services offered throughout the City of Ottawa for preschoolers, children, youth, adults, seniors and families
LOCATIONS -VARIOUS AGES: ALL
PHONE: (NEPEAN) 613-727-7070
FEE: UNKNOWN

 

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF EASTERN ONTARIO (CHEO)
A 160-bed pediatric teaching hospital serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec * specialized health services for children up to their 18th birthday * more than 56 outpatient clinics Individual, group and family support services available when required. The Regional Eating Disorder Program provides expertise in the area of assessment and treatment to patients under 18 years of age.
401 Smyth Rd. Ottawa ON K1H 8L1 AGES: 0-18 YRS
PHONE: 613-737-76001-866-736-2436613-737-2328 (CRISIS LINE)
FEE: UNKOWN

 

DISTRESS CENTRE OF OTTAWA
Mental health crisis line and access to a mental health crisis team.
PO Box 3457 Stn C Ottawa, ON K1Y 4J6 AGES: 16+
PHONE: CRISIS LINE 1-866-996-0991
FEE: NONE

 

OTTAWA POLICE SERVICE
POLICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, COMMUNITY OFFICERS AND MORE
474 ELGIN ST, OTTAWA ONTARIO AGES: ALL
PHONE: EMERGENCY 9-1-1NON EMERGENCY 613-236-1222
FEE: UNKOWN