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Organization: Anglican Social Services - Centre 454  
Phone Numbers: 613-235-4351 ext 226
Fax: 613-232-4919
454 King Edward Ave
Ottawa, ON
K1N 7M8
Intersection: King Edward Ave and Daly St
Location: Basement
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: accessible washroom and shower
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8 am-11:30 am, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm * Wed 8 am-11:30 am * Sat, Sun 9 am-11:30 am, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Public Contacts: Jennifer Crawford - Executive Director
613-235-4351 ext 227 *
David Walsh - Program Manager
613-235-4351 ext 225 *
Service Description: Drop-in counselling centre for any adult (alone or with children) who finds it difficult to access services elsewhere due to illness, disability or homelessness.

Practical assistance: shower and laundry facilities * telephones * small clothing items (underwear, socks, and seasonal accessories) * hygiene items * condoms * needle exchange

Social Recreation Program: creative expressions program including literacy and writer's group, music appreciation, and visual arts * board games * card games * bingo * arts and crafts * special events * karaoke * chaplaincy

Counselling: short-term supportive counselling * advocacy * crisis intervention * housing * employment support and resume writing * addiction * Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) / Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and Hepatitis A, B, C * groups (addiction, life skills)

In-Reach visits by: Housing Help * Royal Ottawa Hospital Outreach Teams (psychiatric and addiction) * University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Application Support Program: Assists individuals with significant disabilities and barriers to navigate the complex application process

Fees: None
Application: Drop-in
Eligibility / Target Population: Any adult 18 years and older (alone or with children) who is in need of a supportive environment or practical assistance. Some of the people served include men and women who are:
* homeless or at risk of homelessness
* psychiatrically disabled
* lonely and isolated
* unemployed
* dealing with drug/alcohol addiction
* recently discharged from hospital or jail
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Parenting Groups
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Adults

This information was last completely updated on November 22, 2018

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