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Anglican Social Services

Service: Centre 454

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Basement
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
454 King Edward Ave
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M8
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Intersection King Edward Ave and Daly St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible - accessible washroom and shower
Parking Pay parking lot nearby * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (24 April 2020) The centre is closed until further notice. Call 613-235-4351 ext 226 or Facebook if in need to talk to a counselor. Leave a message for someone to contact you.

This information is regularly updated on their website.

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
Hours COVID-19 -- Mon-Tue 8 am-3:30 pm, Wed 8 am-11:30 am, Thu-Fri 8 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
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
Application Drop-in
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Arts and Crafts Instruction ; Community Legal Clinics ; Contraception ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Gambling ; General Clothing Provision ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hepatitis ; Housing Search Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Individual Advocacy ; Laundry Facilities ; Mental Health Drop In Centres ~ Faith Based Organizational Perspective ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ~ Faith Based Organizational Perspective ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Prejob Guidance ; Public Health Nursing ; Public Showers/Baths ; Substance Use Disorder Counselling ; Telephone Facilities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-235-4351 ext 226
Fax 613-232-4919
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact David Walsh, Program Manager; Phone: 613-235-4351 ext 225; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Rosa Awad, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-235-4351 ext 226
Other Details
Established 1954
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Federal - Government of Canada ; Grants - Anglican Diocese of Ottawa ; Private
Print Material Brochure
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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