Joint Statement

The Ottawa Mission The Salvation Army The Shepherds of Good Hope March 5, 2018 The Ottawa Mission, Shepherds of Good Hope and The Salvation Army serve many of the most vulnerable people throughout our City who are either experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness due to physical or mental health conditions, poverty, or […]

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a new life underway. great team and spirit


Thuraya and her family made the move to Ottawa from Jordan just over a year ago in search of a better life. Her first priority was to find a job, but she ran into the same roadblock experienced by many people – the difficulty of finding work without Canadian experience. Thuraya met with a counsellor […]

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forever grateful with the Ottawa Mission


Cory was just 15 years old when he began his long struggle with addiction. He’s 36 now, and after many attempts at rehab over the years, he finally feels like he has turned the corner thanks to The Ottawa Mission. Cory entered The Mission’s LifeHouse program last August. LifeHouse is an off-site residential facility that […]

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Paul Pastoral Care Worker and a Palliative Care Worker Ottawa Mission


Paul is a gentle person whose love of God, and his fellow human beings, shines through in all that he does. He is certified as both a Pastoral Care Worker and a Palliative Care Worker and we, at The Ottawa Mission, are benefitting from his expertise in both areas. Paul has given the gift of […]

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The Mission’s Hospice. The Hospice is a 21-bed facility attached to the shelter that offers 24 hour care to chronically and terminally ill men and women


Ottawa-born Jeff is friendly, gracious, and has some interesting stories to share about his life. In his younger days, he spent time on the stage in Toronto – appearing in such productions as “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat” and “Godspell”. He then embarked on a career in food services managing and serving in restaurants […]

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