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The Ottawa Mission’s programs are available to all members of our community who are in need.

Meal Times

Community Meals (available to all)

  • Breakfast – 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Lunch – 11:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Dinner –  3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Food Truck Schedule

Resident Meals (available to shelter guests)

  • Breakfast – 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Lunch – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Dinner –  4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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If you’re in need of food, shelter or clothing, The Ottawa Mission is here to help. Our emergency services are open 24/7, 365 days a year. Give us a call or stop by The Mission to access immediate support.

35 Waller Street

Ottawa, ON K1N 7G4

CALL: 613-234-1144

Connect with an Ottawa Mission staff member to learn more about long-term support options by filling out our online form below.

Browse our Programs & Services

Addiction & Trauma Services (ATS)

The journey to wellness comes through drop-in harm reduction and live-in treatment, gradually moving towards abstinence and independence. Treatment is tailored to each person’s needs.

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ATS: Hope Program

A 3-month live-in treatment program. Available to clients with substance use disorder, behavioural addictions, challenges to their mental health, and
impacted by trauma.

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ATS: Stabilization

An abstinence-based live-in treatment program that helps clients stabilize their lives. Clients must be sober for 24 hours prior to intake.

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ATS: LifeHouse

An abstinence-based live-in treatment program that helps clients stabilize their lives. Clients must be sober for 24 hours prior to intake.

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ATS: Second Stage

Up to 1 year of supportive housing for clients who have completed live-in treatment and are transitioning to independent living.

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The Chaplaincy extends mercy, dignity and compassion to all who seek solace and comfort, and it lets them know that God loves them.

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Client Services

Clients can receive support on self-identified goals related to employment, education, substance use and mental health.

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Discovery University

A free program offering university-level courses to people living on low incomes or experiencing homelessness, taught by instructors from Ottawa’s universities.

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Food Services Training Program (FSTP)

A free, 4-month program that provides students with the culinary skills and certifications required to operate in a commercial kitchen.

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Health Services

On-site primary healthcare, dental care and palliative care for those with serious and life-threatening conditions.

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Housing Services

Our dedicated team provides homeless and vulnerable people access to the supports needed to be independent within their own homes.

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Meal Services

We provide hope and strength by feeding people in poverty who cannot afford nutritious food.

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Shelter Services

24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our Frontline team responds to the needs of our clients and ensure our guests are provided with comfortable shelter at night.

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We're Here to Help

If you’re looking to make a change, we can help. The Mission offers housing and employment support as well as education and job training programs. We also provide health care, dental, addiction treatment and other essential services. To learn more, contact us today.

Fill out the form below and our outreach team will connect with you. You can also call our main reception at 613-234-1144.

Please note, this form is not monitored 24/7. If this is an emergency or someone is in danger, please call 9-1-1.

If you have a question about volunteering or donating, visit Contact Us.

Cast all your anxiety on God because he cares for you.
– 1 Peter 5:7

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