You need support or talk with someone?
Are you experiencing a crisis?

Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(closed on Wednesday afternoons)

Intake Workers offer short-term (4 – 6 sessions) counselling for individuals and families to assist in the resolution of various issues. Referrals can sometimes be coordinated with community partners for ongoing counselling.

Contact Tracy or Lisa at 613-830-4357 
or drop in directly at the Centre!


CFS Ottawa is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping people through some of life’s biggest challenges.

  • Range of social services in English and French
  • Appointment required with the OCCRC
  • Fees vary depending other n client’s income
  • Charitable organization

To book an appointment, please get in touch with Carole Barrette at 613 233-8478, ext. 261.

Canadian Forces Support Group National Capital Region offers support services during difficult situations or periods of crisis.
  • Individual sessions and support groups
  • Confidentiality safeguarded
  • Free services
If you would like to book an appointment with the Centre, please call 613-998-4888 or 613-203-3403 or email.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network provides free bereavement support to families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy at any stage or the death of their baby up to 12 months of age.  We welcome families in Ontario who have suffered a pregnancy or infant death to contact PAIL Network to complete their intake and join with others who share in their grief.

PAIL Network has trained volunteer supporters with a shared lived experience of loss to facilitate these support groups in your community.  No one should have to grieve alone.  We are here to help. This group is available in both English and French.

For more information, please visit their website or email.

Lifestyle Enrichment for Senior Adults (LESA) is a substance abuse and problem gambling counselling service for seniors offered across the City of Ottawa. Support is provided for men and women aged 55 and older who are concerned about their alcohol or drug use or problem gambling. Services include: community workshops; in-home visits; groups; outings; seniors problem gambling support line which is anonymous, confidential, and free.  Call: 613-233-5430 or Toll free +1-877-795-8442.

PLEO (formerly Parent Lifelines of Eastern Ontario) is a non-profit family peer support organization for parents whose children to age 25 are facing mental health challenges.