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Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton

Site: Nepean - Unpublished

Alternate Name CV19 ; Nelson House of Ottawa Carleton ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Nepean
Address & Map
Nepean, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Nelson House 
PO Box 5381 
LCD Merivale 
Nepean, ON K2C 3H5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Available
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (1 Apr 2020): Due to COVID19, shelter has suspended volunteer activity, will not allow outside visitors and cannot accept donations. Shelter services, intake, and crisis line are otherwise running as usual with screening and safety precautions in place. 
Temporary shelter for abused women and their children * 24-hour crisis counselling phone line
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * crisis line Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa - and surrounding areas
Eligibility Women who are or have been abused and their children
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Shelters
Waiting List No, if shelter is full, other arrangements are made.
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 613-225-0630 * Shelter, support, information and referrals 613-225-3129
Crisis Phone 613-225-3129
Fax 613-225-4578
Primary Contact Front line staff
Volunteer Coordinator Saweena Seth, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Keri Lewis, Executive Director; Phone: 613-225-0533; Email:
Other Details
Established 1992
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130630338 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Computer access (for residents), website
Accreditation No

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