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Alternate Name CV19 ; Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa, Ottawa Courthouse Office ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
The Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave, Suite 311
Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5
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Intersection Bronson Ave and Laurier Ave W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street for two hours
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (23 April 2020) Counsellors and caseworkers are still available virtually and over the phone. Call 613-237-7427 or email for support.

This information is regularly updated on their Facebook page.

Assists women and young women who have been or who may come in conflict with the law.

Confidential programs and services include: Individual and group counselling * anger program * theft prevention program * court support and accompaniment * community reintegration program * house retention and support * youth services * family support program

J.F. Norwood House: Transitional housing service that provides a supportive living environment * helps facilitate successful reintegration into the community by offering a safe and encouraging environment where women can focus on education, employment and access to other community supports * three of the beds are dedicated to serve clients from the Ottawa Hospital who are referred by the Mobile Crisis Team * for more information call 613-230-2372 or e-mail at

Ottawa Courthouse Office located at 161 Elgin St, Ste 1083, Ottawa, K2P 2K1
Hours COVID-19 -- Offices closed * Counsellors and caseworkers availability Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and outlying rural areas
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Women 12 years and older who have been or who may come in conflict with the law
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French - limited ; Emotional Regulation, Theft Prevention, General Counselling, Community Liaison are bilingual services * Counsellors for youth services and addictions counselling provide limited French services
Fees None
Service Categories Anger Management ~ Adolescents ~ Girls ; Anger Management ~ Women ; Ex-Offender Counselling ~ Women ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ~ Women ; Human Trafficking Prevention ; Inmate Visitation Programs ; Sex Trade Related Helplines ; Sex Trade Worker Support Groups ; Shoplifting Prevention ~ Shoplifters ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Sex Trade Workers ; Transitional Housing for Ex-Offenders ~ Women
Waiting List Yes, for some services
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-237-7427 ; Ottawa Courthouse Office 613-239-1117
Toll Free Phone 1-800-611-4755
Fax 613-237-8312 ; Ottawa Courthouse Office 613-237-7731
Social Media Facebook YouTube
Primary Contact Jill Armstrong, Office Manager; Phone: 613-237-7427 ext 113; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Marie-Josée Marion, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-231-2798; Email:
Primary Executive Sarah Davis, Executive Director; Phone: 613-237-7427 ext 112; Email:
Other Details
Established 1951
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of the Solicitor General ; Federal - Correctional Services Canada ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107294456 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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