Community Resources


To search all resources:
Community Information Centre of Ottawa


Sexual Health Clinic - Ottawa Public Health

Adolescent Health Clinic - CHEO

Finding Health Care  - Ottawa Public Health

Quitting Smoking - OPH

Help Paying for Glasses, Dentist, Prescriptions - City of Ottawa

Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services

Housing Supports:

YSB Shelters & Long Term Housing

YMCA Second Stage Housing for Youth

Social Housing Registry of Ottawa

Action Housing/Housing Help

LGBTTQ+ Resources:

YSB Spectrum LGBTQ Community Youth Group

LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow

LGBT YouthLine

Queerios LGBTQ+* Youth Drop-In

SAEFTY Ottawa (Support And Education For Trans Youth Ottawa)

Gender Diversity Clinic - CHEO   

First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) Resources:

OCDSB Indigenous Support Team

Assembly of Seven Generations A7G - an Indigenous youth-led, non-profit organization focused on cultural support and empowerment programs for Indigenous youth

Wabano Indigenous Centre for Excellence

Odawa Native Friendship Centre

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families

Tungasuvvingat Inuit   

Resources for Black Students and their Families:

OCDSB Black Excellence

Black Youth Help Line

Jaku Konbit - support for disadvantaged individuals and families of African and Caribbean descent

Student and Family Advocate Program (SFA) - a Black community-based program designed to support Black families and students

Parents of Black Children - an advocacy group formed to support and advocate on behalf of Black students and their parents
Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) - free legal support for Black students and families

Employment Resources:

YSB Employment Service

Youth Employment Services - City of Ottawa

Youth Employment Programs - Government of Ontario

Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) 
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