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Organization: Society of Saint Vincent de Paul - Ottawa Central Council  
Phone Numbers: Leave a message 613-241-1225
207 Bank St, Ste 308
Ottawa, ON
K2P 2N2
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: There are no office hours * messages are taken daily
Executives: Pierre Hubert - President
Jean-Noel Cormier - Vice President
Contacts: Bernie Hartlin - Board of Directors, Executive Member
Service Description: Central services to any person in need upon request through referral to appropriate Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP) conferences in Ottawa or to the SSVP Store * accepts donations in money and in kind and provides receipts for income tax purposes * coordinates Society's activities in the City of Ottawa * volunteer opportunities available

Assistance available includes:
  • home visits and in-home needs assessment
  • food vouchers
  • food delivery from a food bank
  • clothing
  • furniture
  • friendly visiting programs
  • social justice focused on systemic changes

Assistance may be available for the following:
  • utility assistance (heat, hydro, water, etc.)
  • financial assistance for emergencies/essentials
  • eviction assistance/homelessness prevention
  • medical appointments transportation
  • post-secondary education fund
  • individual and cause advocacy
  • disaster relief (local and international)

Fees: None
Application: Schedule a home visit to receive vouchers for food, clothing and furniture (clothing and furniture available through the SSVP Thrift Stores); use the postal code lookup tool at to find the conference serving a postal code. Francophone individuals should choose the francophone parish if available, and anglophones should choose the anglophone parish.

Vouchers are also available through Community Partners.

For other types of assistance, call Central Council and leave a message or fill out the form available on the Getting Help page of the website.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Individuals in need * assistance listed under the "Assistance may be available for the following" section of the description are only available for individuals who have exhausted every other option available; the Society can refuse any financial request if other options have not been explored first
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Social Action Groups

This information was last completely updated on October 5, 2017

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