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Ottawa’s Emergency Shelters Strongly Support the #hotels2homes Day of Action Campaign

Joint Statement April 28, 2020 OTTAWA, ON – In January, Ottawa declared a homelessness emergency. Despite the city’s ten-year plan to end homelessness, homelessness has moved beyond a crisis to levels never seen before. Last year, almost 8,000 people stayed in emergency shelters, which have been operating at over 100% capacity for years. While many […]

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Homeless organizations welcome new Covid19 self-isolation centre for people who are homeless

Ottawa, ON – Monday 23, 2020 – As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold in Ottawa, Ottawa Inner City Health, Ottawa’s emergency shelter providers and the City of Ottawa have come together to create a centre to support self-isolation for people who live in emergency shelters or on the streets. This centre will support the […]

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Important Updates – The Ottawa Mission services during the COVID-19 outbreak

As part of our efforts to continue to support the most vulnerable in our community while ensuring the safety and security of our clients, in the wake of CV19, we have made the following adjustments to our programs: The Shelter is open only to staff, scheduled volunteers and residents who are booked in. Shelter residents […]

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Ottawa Mission COVID-19 Statement to the Community

As the COVID-19 situation unfolds in Ottawa, the Ottawa Mission is working closely with Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa Inner City Health and our partner emergency shelters to ensure the health and safety of everyone who interacts with our organization. We are in continual contact to ensure we have the most current information and can adjust […]

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Statement on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Ottawa Homeless Organizations

OTTAWA, ON – Friday, March 13, 2020 – As the COVID-19 situation unfolds in Ottawa, The Ottawa Mission, Shepherds of Good Hope, The Salvation Army, and Cornerstone Housing for Women are working closely with Ottawa Public Health and Ottawa Inner City Health to ensure the health and safety of everyone who interacts with our organizations. […]

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