Shepherds of Good Hope

Site: Ottawa - King Edward Ave

Service: Emergency Women's Shelter

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Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 613-789-4179 ; 613-688-2929 ext 324
Fax 613-789-0888
Primary Contact Lauren Julien, Program Manager; Phone: 613-688-2929 ext 330; Email:
Alternate Contact Steven Parker, Senior Manager; Phone: 613-688-2929 ext 344; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Mora Garcia, Program Manager; Phone: 613-789-8210 ext 228; Email:
Primary Executive Deirdre Freiheit, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-789-8210 ext 235; Email:
Alternate Executive Stephen Bartolo, Vice President; Phone: 613-688-2929 ext 226; Email:
Address & Map
256 King Edward Ave, 3rd Flr
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M1
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Mailing Address 233 Murray St 
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M1
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Shelter * capacity of 60 beds * safe place and coordinated care from front line staff, diversion workers and case managers with the support of psychiatric nurses, outreach workers and medical outreach teams 
On site-services include: mental health and addiction assessments/support * diversion services * case management/housing support * community referral and medical support as required 
Intake is on a 24-hour basis offering: shared accommodation * three meals a day via support services * showers * laundry * hygiene supplies
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Women and transgender individuals 18 years and older who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
Application Call for more information or drop-in
Languages English ; French - partially
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1982
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130724255 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 24 Sep 2019
Service Categories Homeless Shelter ~ Transgender Individuals ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ~ Addictions/Dependencies Issues

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