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Salvation Army (The)

Site: Ottawa - 171 George St

Service: Booth Centre Ottawa - Outreach Services

Alternate Name CV19 ; Extreme Cold/Hot Weather Assistance to Homeless Persons ; Help for the Homeless ; OCR ; The Salvation Army
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa Booth Centre
171 George St
Ottawa, ON K1N 5W5
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Intersection Cumberland St at George St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (20 March 2020): Street outreach services are still currently offered during regular hours. 
Outreach services * assesses the needs of homeless people in Ottawa 
* Transportation: Emergency based transportation service for homeless and shelter-staying clients such as transport from street to shelter, shelter to more appropriate shelter, and to and from hospitals where an ambulance is not needed and a nurse or social worker can confirm the client has been seen and discharged by a doctor. 
* Supplies (for clients who live on the street and choose not to come in a shelter only): Life-sustaining necessities such as a sleeping bag, boots, jackets, socks, gloves, water, etc. * does not provide food 
* Referrals/Assessment : Can meet the client at their location and provide an assessment for advocacy or referral to the social services network of Ottawa
Hours Outreach Team Mon-Sun 11 am-3 am * during Cold Warning issued by Ottawa Public Health Mon-Sun 24 hours * during Heat Warning issued by Ottawa Public Health Mon-Sun 7 am-3 am
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Homeless individuals 16 years and older 
* Transportation: There must be a demonstrated need for the service such as the client cannot bus, is too intoxicated to travel safely or has no other means to get there. * Not for transportation to and from private residences and the client must be mobile enough to get in and out of the vehicle on their own.
Application To report the location of a homeless person who may need help, call the City of Ottawa and the intake worker will contact the outreach van * for general information, call the Ottawa Booth Centre
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Homeless Transportation Programs ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Homeless People
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone Ottawa Booth Centre 613-241-1573 ; City of Ottawa 613-580-2626 or 3-1-1
Fax 613-241-2818
Primary Contact Kristen MacDonald, Coordinator of Outreach and Housing Services; Email:
Primary Executive Mike White, Program Director; Phone: 613-241-1573 ext 250; Email:
Other Details
Established 1908; Program: January 5, 2002
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107951618 RR0299
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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