There are many first stage shelters in the Ottawa region to help women and their children escape violence situations. These numbers are 24-hour crisis lines, so assistance is available at any time.

Carling Family Shelter: 613-820-9909

Chrysalis House: 613-591-5901

Cornerstone: 613-237-4669

Interval House: 613-234-5181

Lanark County Interval House (Carleton Place): 1-800-267-7946

La Presence: 613-241-8297

Maison d’Amitié: 613-747-0020

Naomi’s Centre (Winchester) : 1-800-267-0395

Oshki Kizis: 613-789-1141

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa Young Women’s Emergency Shelter: 613-789-8220
(women without children only)