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Organization: Salvation Army (The) - Booth Centre Ottawa - Outreach Services  
Phone Numbers: Ottawa Booth Centre 613-241-1573 * City of Ottawa 613-580-2626 or 3-1-1
Fax: 613-241-2818
Ottawa Booth Centre
171 George St
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5W5
Intersection: Cumberland St at George St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Outreach Team Mon-Sun 11 am-3 am * during Cold Warning issued by Ottawa Public Health Mon-Sun 24 hours * during Heat Warning issued by Ottawa Public Health Mon-Sun 7 am-3 am
Executives: Marc Provost - Executive Director
Service Description: Outreach services * assesses the needs of homeless people in Ottawa
  • Transportation: Emergency based transportation service for homeless and shelter-staying clients such as transport from street to shelter, shelter to more appropriate shelter, and to and from hospitals where an ambulance is not necessitated and a nurse or social worker can confirm the client has been seen and discharged by a doctor.
  • Supplies (for clients who live on the street and choose not to come in a shelter only): Life-sustaining necessities such as a sleeping bag, boots, jackets, socks, gloves, water, etc. * does not provide food
  • Referrals/Assessment : Can meet the client at their location and provide an assessment for advocacy or referral to the social services network of Ottawa

Fees: None
Application: To report the location of a homeless person who may need help, call the City of Ottawa and the intake worker will contact the outreach van * for general information, call the Ottawa Booth Centre
Eligibility / Target Population: Homeless individuals 16 years and older

* Transportation: There must be a demonstrated need for the service such as the client cannot bus, is too intoxicated to travel safely or has no other means to get there. * Not for transportation to and from private residences and the client must be mobile enough to get in and out of the vehicle on their own.
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Street Outreach

This information was last completely updated on September 25, 2018

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