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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-724-4881
Fax 613-724-4873
Primary Contact Marion Wright, Executive Director; Phone: 613-724-4881 ext 209; Email:
Alternate Contact Andrew Mendes, Director of Operations; Email:
Primary Executive Marion Wright, Executive Director
Address & Map
312 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4X5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Client-centre * professional day and evening programs * assessments provides basis for all treatment plan * training for human service professionals, employers, and field placements and internships.

Adult Addictions Program: Out-patient treatment program for men and women with alcohol/drug dependence. Evening and day treatment group combinations.

Family Members Programs:: Counselling, education, crisis support to anyone whose life has been affected by distress related to addiction/substance abuse in the family. Evening groups, individual counselling.

The Family Spiral: For spouses, partners, parents and adult children of adults with addiction problems or anyone else who wants to learn more about chemical dependency and its effects. Offered two evenings.

Gambling Treatment Programs: For anyone whose gambling has become problematic. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Gambling Family Member Program: Counselling and support to family members where gambling problems exist. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Ontario Works (OW) Addiction Program: Access is available only through an OW Case Worker. Out-patient addiction treatment program open to any participant in the Ontario Works Addiction Initiative. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Drug Treatment Court: Access to this service is available only through the Court. Defence lawyers apply to Crown Prosecutor. Specifically designed to deal with non-violent, repeat offenders who are addicted to drugs. Day Treatment groups and individual counselling.

Young Adult/Youth Substance Abuse Program: For youth ages 18-24 with alcohol/drug-related problems. Age-appropriate, to meet developmental needs of clients. Evening groups and individual counselling.

School Based Program: Serves students in every high school who have any problems related to alcohol and/or drug use. Services are also provided to students' parents/families. Provided in 45 Ottawa Catholic School Board and Ottawa-Carleton District School Board high schools. (Maison Fraternitee serves French Language schools).

Parents Programs: Counselling education, support to parents who are concerned about their child's/youth's/young adult's use of alcohol and/or drugs. Evening groups and individual counselling.

Pregnant/Parenting Young Women's Addiction Mental Health Treatment: Provided at St. Mary's Home and Outreach Centre for young women, aged 24 or younger, who are pregnant or parenting children under 6 years of age and who are also experiencing difficulty related to alcohol and/or drugs.
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * services Mon-Fri 9 am-9 pm
Areas Served Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Individuals 12 years and older
Application Call intake worker, or Ottawa Addiction Access and Referral
Languages English ; French - Limited services
Fees None - Provincially funded programs are free
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1976
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Ministry for Children and Youth Services * Ministry of the Attorney General * Local Health Integration Network ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119119535 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees ; Foundation - Community Foundation of Ottawa
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Program descriptions
Date Updated 19 Mar 2018
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues ; Alcohol Use Disorder Education/Prevention ; Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups ; Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ~ Alcohol Use Disorder ; Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ~ Drug Use Disorders ; Drug Use Disorder Education/Prevention ; Drug Use Disorder Support Groups ; Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder Support Groups ; Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups ; General Assessment for Substance Use Disorders ; Perinatal Substance Use Disorder Treatment ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues ; Substance Use Disorder Counselling

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