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Ottawa Ontario Works offices, locations and telephone numbers

Ontario Works - Employment Services and Welfare Ottawa

  • Central: 370 Catherine Street, Ottawa, K1R 5T5
  • East: 2339 Ogilvie Road, Gloucester, K1J 8M6
  • South: 2020 Walkley Road, Ottawa, K1G 6S6
  • West: 100 Constellation Drive, Nepean, K2G 7E6




Service Ontario & Service Canada offices, locations and telephone numbers

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




Ottawa Social Services & Community Services

Community Information Centre Ottawa, 241-INFO, Community Services Directory

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Caldwell Family Centre, 1100 Medford St, Unit 20, (613) 728-1800

Carlington Community and Health Services, 900 Merivale Road, (613) 722-4000

Catholic Family Service of Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, 3rd floor, (613) 233-8478

Catholic Immigration Centre Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, (613) 232 9634

Centretown Community Health Centre, 420 Cooper Street, (613) 233-4443, Social Services: (613) 233-5430

Child and Youth Health Network of Eastern Ontario

Immigrant Women Services of Ottawa, 219 Argyle Street, Suite 400, Helpline (613) 729-3145

Jewish Family Servies of Ottawa, 2255 Carling Ave., #301, (613) 722-2225

Lowertown Community Resource Centre, 40 Cobourg Street, (613) 789-3930

Nepean, Rideau, Osgoode Community Resource Centre, 1547 Merivale Road, Suite 204, Nepean, (613) 596-5626

Odawa Native Friendship Centre, 12 Stirling Avenue, (613) 722-3811

Ottawa Community Immigrant Services, 959 Wellington Street W, (613) 725-0202

Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre, for persons with disabilities, 401-214 Montreal Road, (613) 236-2558

Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, 1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor, Ottawa, (613) 820-4922

Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre, 225 Donald Street, Unit 120, (613) 745-0073

St. Joe's Women's Centre, 151 Laurier Avenue East, (613) 231-6722

United Way Ottawa

Vanier Community Service Centre, 290 Dupuis Street, (613) 744-2892

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre, 2 MacNeil Court, Kanata, (613) 591-3686


Ottawa Food banks

Dalhousie Food Cupboard, 211 Bronson Ave, Suite 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



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