Shepherds of Good Hope

Site: Ottawa - 233 Murray St

Service: Support Services - Soup Kitchen, Grocery and Clothing Programs

Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
233 Murray St
Ottawa, ON K1N 5M9
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Intersection King Edward Ave and Murray St
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description and Services
Description (Service) Support services designed to meet the basic needs of the community * donations welcome 
* Soup Kitchen: serves a hot meal daily 
* Grocery Program: emergency food package once a month 
* Clothing Program: seasonal clothing and footwear (availability based on donations) 
* Evening Drop-In (see separate record for details)
Hours Meals for residents : breakfast 7 am-8 am * lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm * supper 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 
Community Soup Kitchen Mon-Sun 11:30 am-12:30 pm * Soup and sandwich 6 pm-9 pm  
Grocery and Clothing Programs Wed, Fri 10 am-1 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older
Application Drop-in * to donate, drop off the items at door #3 on the north side of the building Mon-Sun 6:30 am-9 pm; call Support Services at 613-789-8210 ext 240 to arrange a pickup

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ; Donation Pickups ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; General Clothing Provision ; Homeless Meals ; Shoes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-8210
Fax 613-789-0888
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Primary Contact Samantha Smith, Program Manager; Phone: 679-789-8210 ext 240; Email:
Alternate Contact Christai Brownlee, Assistant Manager; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Sue Alcott, Program Manager, Volunteer Services; Phone: 613-789-8210 ext 228; Email:
Primary Executive Deirdre Freiheit, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-789-8210 ext 235; Email:
Alternate Executive Stephen Bartolo, Vice President; Phone: 613-688-2929 ext 336; Email:
Other Details
Established 1983
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; Ministry of Community and Social Services; Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130724255 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website * annual report
Accreditation No

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