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Métis Nation of Ontario

Site: Ottawa - Montreal Rd

Service: Ending Violence & Exploitation Outreach Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-748-1880
Primary Contact Chelsea Vyvey, Anti-Violence Community Support Worker; Phone: 613-748-1880 ext 307 * 613-402-2033; Email:
Alternate Contact Kristen Gilchrist-Salles, Anti Violence & Exploitation Community Liaison; Phone: 613-748-1880 ext 305 * 613-295-2418
Address & Map
214 Montreal Rd, Suite 400
Ottawa, ON K1L 8L8
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Mailing Address c/o Anti-Violence & Exploitation Outreach Team 
214 Montreal Rd, Suite 400 
Ottawa, ON K1L 8L8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (21 Apr 2020): Staff is delivering services remotely. Métis who are in need of help accessing supports are urged to contact the MNO toll free at 1-800-263-4889 or email

12-week peer support group for women who have experienced gender-based violence

Weekly Drop-in program: Willow's (16+) for women who trade or sell sex * access to an Ottawa Public Health Nurse * harm reduction supplies * a hot meal * clothing * menstrual products * toiletries * peer support * crisis intervention. * The locations of the Drop-in and 12-week gender-based violence group are not disclosed publicly for privacy and safety reasons.

The Anti-Violence Community Support Worker offers individual counselling * mental health and addiction supports and referrals * systems navigation * practical support * safety planning * transitional housing support.

The Anti-Violence & Exploitation Community Liaison offers public education, workshops and trainings in the community and to service providers about trauma-informed, evidence-based harm reduction responses to gender-based violence, exploitation, and sex and labour trafficking.
Hours COVID19: Irregular, call for details.
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women 16 years and older * do not have to be Indigenous (First Nation, Métis or Inuit) to access services
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable Routes 12, 19
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services; Ministry of the Attorney General ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 898169818 RR0001
Date Updated 20 Aug 2019
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Sex Trade Transition Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Abused Women ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Sex Trade Workers ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Human Trafficking Issues

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