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Ottawa Apartments and housing rentals

Including the areas of: Carleton, Centretown, Orleans, Kanata, Nepean, Vanier, etc., Ottawa Ontario.


For information on your rights as a tenant go to the Ontario Tenants Most Asked Questions and Answers page.

This is also a helpful list for those who are moving to Ottawa, not just those who are looking for Ottawa apartments for rent.


Ottawa apartments for rent, plus houses and condos rentals:


Ottawa public housing, rent geared to income accomodations, and government benefits for the disadvantaged:


Ottawa Tenants Associations:


City of Ottawa - Government pages


Other government services

  • Service Ontario Information Centres, with addresses and local numbers as follows, but for phone inquiries use: for Health Cards, 1-888-376-5197; and for Driver & Vehicle Inquiries 1-800-387-3445
    • Ottawa South, Unit 5, 1800 Bank St., Ottawa, K1V 0W3, General Inquiry: (613) 523-1048
    • Ottawa West, Unit 27, 1309 Carling Ave., Ottawa, K1Z 7L3, (613) 728-4973
    • Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. West, Ottawa, K1P 1J1, 1-800-267-8097
    • Nepean, 1948 Merivale Road, Ottawa, K2G 3J6, (613) 224-6232
    • Orleans, 2864 St. Joseph Boulevard., Ottawa, K1C 1G7, General Inquiry: (613) 824-5749
    • Vanier, 349 St. Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa, K1K 2Z7, (613) 745-9992
    • Stittsville, Unit 3, 1626 Stittsville Main St., Ottawa, K2S 1A3, General Inquiry: (613) 831-9480
  • Landlord and Tenant Board - Eastern Regional Office, 1-888-332-3234, 255 Albert Street, 4th Floor, Ottawa, K1P 6A9
  • Service Canada Centers. To telephone instead, use 1-800-622-6232

Other Ottawa Social Services, Agencies and Advocacy Groups (help and advice)


Ottawa Legal Services


Emergencies: Fire, police, plus distress centres

    Fire: for emergencies call 911
    City of Ottawa Fire Services, for Fire Prevention and general inquiries etc. call 580-2860

    Ottawa Police Service: for emergencies and crimes in progress call 911
    For general and non-urgent inquires call 236-1222 or 232-1123

    Poison Information 1-800 268-9017

    Distress Centres:

    • Ottawa Distress Centre, (English Only) (613) 238-3311, (bilingual) (613) 722-6914
    • Kids Helpline 1-800-668-6868


Ottawa Foodbanks and emergency shelters

  • Dalhousie Food Cupboard, 211 Bronson Ave, Ste 109, (613) 230-3982
  • Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard, 2040 Arrowsmith Dr, (613) 749-4728
  • Ottawa Food Bank, 1317B Michael Street, (613) 745-7001
  • Heron Emergency Food Centre, 1480 Heron Rd, (613) 737-9090
  • Parkdale Food Centre, 30 Rosemount Ave, Unit 2, (613) 722-8019
  • Sadaqa Food Bank, 174 Cobourg St, Unit 201, (613) 680-5679
  • For Emergency shelters in Ottawa, call 311, or Toll-Free 866-261-9799, TTY: 613-580-2401 or the General Line 613-580-2626;

  • Emergency Housing, City of Ottawa, family shelters
    • 159 Forward Ave, (613) 722-9495 (24 hours)
    • 2980 Carling Avenue, (613) 820-9909 (24 hours)
  • Cornerstone, women's shelter, unpublished address, (613) 237-4669 (24 hours)
  • Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton, (for abused women,) general number (613) 225-0533, and the Crisis Line (613) 225-3129
  • Salvation Army, 171 George Street, (613) 241-1573 (24 hours)
  • Shepherds of Good Hope, 233 Murray Street, (613) 789-8210
  • Tewegan Housing for Aboriginal Youth, 65 Harvey St., (613) 223-0672
  • The Ottawa Mission, 35 Waller Street, (613) 234-1144

Ottawa Hospitals and Healthcare

Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 for health advice over the phone

Walk in and Community Health Clinics

Hospitals


Education


Transportation


Other Services


Other Directories and Search Engines


General Reference



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