Support Agencies

There are many government programs and support agencies available to support women and their families with many aspects of transitioning from a domestic violence situation.


Charity Village 
Service Canada Job Bank

GLBT Services

Pink Triangle613-563-4818

Youth Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Support Line: 1-800-268-9688

Government and agency assistance

Support from Ottawa Police

Government of Ontario Guide

Catholic Family Services of Ottawa: 613-233-8478

Child/Parent Supervised Access Programme: 613-725-3601 ext. 117

City of Ottawa: 311 (housing services available)

Community Information Centre of Ottawa:  211 (community resources)

211Ontario.ca (community, social, health and related government services in Ontario)

Family Responsibility Office

  • Toll Free (automated):
  • 1-800-267-7263
  • Toll Free:
  • 1-888-815-2757
  • TTY: 1-866-545-0083

Ottawa Children’s Aid Society: 613-747-7800

The Ottawa Food Bank: 613-745-7001


Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation: 613-233-8618

Housing Help: 613-563-4532

Landlord and Tenant Board:  Toll free: 1-888-332-3234

The Social Housing Registry of Ottawa: 613-526-2088