Family Services Ottawa

Site: Ottawa

Service: MOMS, Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Support Group

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-725-3601 ext 108
TTY Phone 613-725-6175
Fax 613-725-5651
Primary Contact Wendy O'Connell-Smith, Coordinator, Parenting Programs
Address & Map
312 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4X5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Counselling support services and group programs for women experiencing perinatal distress, depression and/or anxiety * an 8-week group program designed for women who are noting the signs and symptoms of distress that go beyond the short-term "baby blues" that many women experience after birth. In supporting women through this period, the group offers: 
* Trained Mental Health Counsellors 
* An opportunity to share with other women experiencing similar challenges 
* Discuss postpartum distress, depression, and/or anxiety symptoms 
* Explore impact on self and family 
* Learn and practice tools for coping and recovery 
* Information and support for fathers and partners
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees Service - Fees are determined according to a sliding fee scale of the client's annual gross income and the number of dependents.
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1914
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107376147 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
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Date Updated 21 Oct 2019
Service Categories Women's Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders ~ Mothers

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