Numbers To Call
Ottawa – Carleton Police: 613-236-1222
Nelson House: 613-225-3129
Chrysalis House 613-591-5901
Interval House: 613-234-5181
Maison D’Amitie: 613-747-0020
La Presence: 613-241-8297
Find a shelter near you with ShelterSafe, Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters.
Find temporary housing and care for your pets with Safe Pet Ottawa.
Women’s Crisis Line: 613-745-4818
Distress Centre: 613-238-3311
Community Health and Resource Centres
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre: 613-591-3686
Family Services Centre: 613-725-3601
Catholic Family Services: 613-233-8478
Family Violence and Abuse Information & Statistics
Statistics Canada: When in this website, do a search for Family Violence, Violence against Women and the like to obtain recent statistics about familial abuse.
National Clearing House on Family Violence: A site containing various publications and resources about child, spousal, and family violence in Canada.
Centre for research on violence against women and children: A great resource to learn what is currently being done in research in regards to violence against women and children in Canada.
Women’s Health, Services, & Information
Women’s Health Bureau: A great resource to learn about women’s health, health services, and things being done to improve and maintain these services.
Ontario Women’s Justice Network (OWJN): An online legal resource for women’s organizations and individuals working on issues related to justice and violence against women and children
Children’s Services & Information
Andrew Fleck Child Care Services: This organization provides Nelson House with part time respite care, we really appreciate it!
Canadian Institute of Child Health: A great website with resources about various issues regarding the health of Canada’s children
Supporters & Valuable Resources
City of Ottawa: The city has granted us funding in numerous ways, thanks for the continuous support!
Social Planning Council of Ottawa – Carleton: An organization which is building a stronger community by applying research and long-term planning to pressing social problems, such as familial and child abuse.
Ottawa United Way: The United Way are great supporters of Nelson House, go to their website to gather information on their community efforts.
Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services: A very important resource and supporter of Nelson House, they funded our Transition Worker position.
Ontario Association of Social Workers: An organization which works with OAITH (Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses), plus learn about social work, and how it may apply to Nelson House.