Youville Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-231-5150
Fax Call first 613-231-5150
Primary Contact Diana Fairbairn, Child Development Program Manager; Phone: 613-231-5150 ext 121
Volunteer Coordinator Karen O'Meara, Communications and Program Assistant; Phone: 613-231-5150 ext 104; Email:
Primary Executive Bev MacKillop, Executive Director; Phone: 613-231-5150 ext 105; Email:
Address & Map
150 Mann Ave
Ottawa, ON K1N 8P4
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Programs and services for at-risk mothers and their children 
Fully accredited Child and Youth Mental Health Agency with High school education through M.F. McHugh Education Centre and St. Nicholas Adult High School * licensed early childhood development programming * addictions, mental health and career counselling * breakfast and lunch programs * food bank * swap shop * parenting and nutrition programs * housing support * referrals to specialized services * can accommodate 60 young mothers
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, Sep-Jul
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Single mothers 14-25 years old * infants and toddlers 2 months to 3 years old * some services available to the clients on the waiting list and the alumnae
Application Call or visit the website to apply * intake can be booked pre-or post-natal

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Languages English
Fees None
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services * Ministry of Education ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118848456 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The volunteer Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 19 Nov 2019
Service Categories Child Care Centres ~ Teenage Parents ; Continuation High Schools ~ Teenage Parents ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; Food Banks ; General Counselling Services ~ Teenage Parents ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Mothers ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance

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