Important Notice

To find information about the COVID-19 virus, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada's website.

We are working hard to update the information for first priority services in our database. To find a list of resources with confirmed COVID-19 related closures or notices, click here.

Operation Come Home

Site: Ottawa - Gloucester St

Service: JobsFirst Youth Employment Program

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
150 Gloucester St
Ottawa, ON K2P 0A6
View Google Map
Intersection O'Connor St and Laurier Ave W
Mailing Address PO Box 53157 
Ottawa, ON K1N 1C5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (25 Mar 2020) Operation Come Home has closed the centre for the next two weeks. Youth will continue to be supported via phone, text and email with housing, employment, addictions, mental health and more throughout the time the centre is closed. In-person services will be re-assessed on April 8th. As the phones will not be answered during the closure, please email if needed. 
18-week employment readiness program. 
First six weeks of program: group workshops * one-on-one sessions * help building organizational, job search and interview skills * resume building * professional certifications including SmartServe, WHMIS, First Aid/CPR, Financial Literacy and Conflict Resolution 
Last 12 weeks of program: job placement of participant's choice and follow-up support
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
Youth 16-29 years who self-identify as having a disability
Application Call for more information or drop-in
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Youth Employment Programs ~ People With Disabilities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-230-4663
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-4663
Fax 613-230-8223
Social Media Facebook Flickr Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Leah Ebbs, Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Tara Fitzpatrick, Coordinator; Email:
Other Details
Established 1971
Funding Federal - Employment and Social Development Canada ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119068997 RR0001 ; Corporate sponsorships
Print Material Brochures
Resources Website
Accreditation No

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service

Please Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this database is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. The Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC) cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion of a programme or service does not imply endorsement, nor does omission reflect on the contribution that an organization makes in a community. The reader should verify the information before acting on it.

This Site is linked to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by the Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC). The CIC is not responsible for the content of those websites. The CIC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement by the CIC of those websites. Anyone linking to this site must comply with these Terms and all applicable laws.