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Our family-friendly walk returns in-person on February 25th at the SHAW Center. We can’t wait to see you again!

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The shortage of affordable housing has created an emergency.

The shortage of affordable housing has created an emergency.

With over 12,000 people waitlisted for subsidized housing, Ottawa became the first city to declare homelessness an emergency in January 2020. This means many people  sleep outside in below freezing temperatures for days or months at a time.

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The Ottawa Mission works with people experiencing homelessness and poverty to make a change in their lives. 

Whether it’s providing a place to sleep and a meal to eat, or offering educational support and job training, The Ottawa Mission helps rebuild lives every day.

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The Mission provided me with the structure, routine and care I needed to make big changes in my life. Everyone goes the extra mile for you.

- Dean, Ottawa Mission Client

How Your Gifts Make an Impact

— One Life at a Time

2,570

Meals served daily

1,192

Individuals sheltered annually

78

Clients housed last year

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