Anglican Social Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-235-4351 ext 226
Fax 613-232-4919
Primary Contact David Walsh, Program Manager; Phone: 613-235-4351 ext 225; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Rosa Awad, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-235-4351 ext 226
Address & Map
454 King Edward Ave
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - accessible washroom and shower
Description & Services
Description (Service) Drop-in counselling centre for any adult (alone or with children) who finds it difficult to access services elsewhere due to illness, disability or homelessness. 
Practical assistance: shower and laundry facilities * telephones * small clothing items (underwear, socks, and seasonal accessories) * hygiene items * condoms * needle exchange 
Social Recreation Program: creative expressions program including literacy and writer's group, music appreciation, and visual arts * board games * card games * bingo * arts and crafts * special events * karaoke * chaplaincy 
Counselling: short-term supportive counselling * advocacy * crisis intervention * housing * employment support and resume writing * addiction * Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) / Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and Hepatitis A, B, C * groups (addiction, life skills) 
In-Reach visits by: Housing Help * Royal Ottawa Hospital Outreach Teams (psychiatric and addiction) * University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic 
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Application Support Program: Assists individuals with significant disabilities and barriers to navigate the complex application process
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8 am-11:30 am, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm * Wed 8 am-11:30 am * Sat, Sun 9 am-11:30 am, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Any adult 18 years and older (alone or with children) who is in need of a supportive environment or practical assistance. Some of the people served include men and women who are: 
* homeless or at risk of homelessness 
* psychiatrically disabled 
* lonely and isolated 
* unemployed 
* dealing with drug/alcohol addiction 
* recently discharged from hospital or jail
Application Drop-in
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1954
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Federal - Government of Canada ; Grants - Anglican Diocese of Ottawa ; Private
Print Material Brochure
Date Updated 22 Nov 2018
Service Categories Arts and Crafts Instruction ; Community Legal Clinics ; Contraception ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Gambling ; General Clothing Provision ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hepatitis ; Housing Search Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Individual Advocacy ; Laundry Facilities ; Mental Health Drop In Centres ~ Faith Based Organizational Perspective ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ~ Faith Based Organizational Perspective ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Prejob Guidance ; Public Health Nursing ; Public Showers/Baths ; Substance Use Disorder Counselling ; Telephone Facilities

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