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Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre

Alternate Name CV19 ; HT1 ; HT2 ; OCR ; ORCC ; Rape Crisis Centre ; SAC ; Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis Centres ; Sexual Assault Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 20206 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9P4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking on street available for 3 hours
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (13 Apr 2020): All groups, accompaniment services, and public events cancelled. Counselling sessions being rescheduled or offered by phone. Crisis line continues with possible schedule changes.

Support, information, and long-term counselling services to survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment and childhood sexual abuse * information and short-term counselling for supporters of survivors * support groups and workshops * accompaniment to court, hospital or police * community education * volunteer training program * public education
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and surrounding areas
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Trans and cis women, trans men, and gender non-binary people, 16 years and older * survivors of childhood sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual assault, as well as their friends and family members
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - upon request
Fees None
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ; Adult Child Sexual Abuse Survivor Counselling ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Sexual Assault Counselling ; Sexual Assault Hotlines ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Sexual Assault Issues ; Volunteer Development ~ Sexual Assault Issues
Waiting List Yes, for long-term counselling.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-562-2334
Crisis Phone 613-562-2333 * when leaving a message, confirm if you wish to be called back
Fax 613-562-2291
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Sakinna, Counselling Coordinator; Phone: 613-562-2334 ext 30; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Josephine Basudde, Crisis Line and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-562-2334 ext 22; Email: josephine@orcc.nert
Other Details
Established 1974
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119109221 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective professional associations

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