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SMH (St Mary's Home)

Site: Ottawa - 780 de l'Église St

Service: SMH Residential Program

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; SMH (St Mary's Home) Young Parent Outreach Centre ; St Marys Home ; St. Mary's Home Young Parent Outreach Centre
Former Name St Mary's Home (2019)
Legal Name St Mary's Home
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Vanier
Address & Map
Vanier, ON
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Mailing Address Young Parent Outreach Centre 
780 de L'Eglise St N 
Ottawa, ON K1K 3K7
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable Route 12
Physical Access Not Applicable
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (23 Mar 2020) Center is closed until further notice. Call, email or visit the website for individual support. 
Specialized residential program for homeless young pregnant women, young mothers and their newborn infants * part of City Shelter services * shelter during the pregnancy and up to seven months after the baby is born * support services on site 
Partnership services on site (or linked at our Young Parent Outreach Centre nearby) include: 
* health care 
* mental health support 
* addictions counselling 
* high school education 
* prenatal classes 
* parenting programs 
* food bank 
* life skills and personal growth programs 
* infant mental health 
* targeted parent-child early learning activities for children of adolescent parents 
Looking for donations for internal incentive program : infant supplies * formula * diapers * snowsuits * clothing
Hours Residence Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Eastern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 25 year(s) 
Pregnant young women and mothers 12-25 years old * their children from birth to 7 months old * services for adolescent fathers and mothers available
Application Call, send an email, or visit the website for more information.
Languages English ; French
Fees None - For young women 16 or older.
Service Categories Maternity Homes ; Post Pregnancy Shelter/Transitional Housing ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance
Contact Information
Office Phone Intake 613-749-2491 ext 1
Fax 613-569-6582
Primary Contact Marika Gauthier, Residential Case Manager; Phone: 613-749-2491 ext 718; Email:
Alternate Contact Sarah Selkirk, Residential Case Manager; Phone: 613-749-2491 ext 766; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Mayda Embree, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-749-2491 ext 706; Email:
Primary Executive Kathleen Cummings, Executive Director; Phone: 613-749-2491 ext 732; Email:
Alternate Executive Debra Barriault; Phone: 613-749-2491 ext 758; Email:
Other Details
Established 1933
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119189082 RR0001 ; United Way - Ottawa ; Public Health Agency of Canada
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * posters
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes

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