City of Ottawa, Ville d'Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa Ontario, City Government, Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton, Kanata, Orleans, Gloucester, Nepean
The Ottawa Food Bank provides support to 100 member agencies. These include emergency grocery programs, soup kitchens, drop-in centres, recovery programs, women's and men's shelters and school breakfast programs, among others. Nine tons of food is shipped out of our Michael Street warehouse each and every working day. More than 37,000 people per month receive assistance through the various service agencies that we support; 40% of the people needing help are children.
Founded in 1955, Volunteer Ottawa (formerly known as the Volunteer Bureau and the Volunteer Centre of Ottawa-Carleton) is a bilingual agency committed to building the capacity of our community through strong leadership and quality services. In response to social trends and legislative issues, we can quickly mobilize the voluntary sector and facilitate collective problem solving. Volunteer Ottawa is often called upon by all sectors for our unique expertise, experience, and resources on voluntary action. Volunteer Ottawa is a United Way/Centraide Ottawa-Carleton member agency.
The Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre strives to create a community free of sexual violence.
CHF Canada is the nation-wide umbrella organization for co-op housing and Canada’s link with co-op housing around the world. As spelled out in our mission, mandate and values, we exist to unite, represent and serve the co-op housing community across Canada.
The Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa serves youth aged 12 and older. We focus on youth with difficulties affecting their physical and/or emotional well-being and development. We support youth in making positive health and lifestyle decisions.
Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. owns and operates three subsidiary companies that distribute electricity, generate power and provide energy services, and transmit data. Together, our 500 employees focus on providing reliable, effective and efficient services to customers while delivering value to our shareholder, the City of Ottawa.
The Mission is a non-profit ministry, meeting the needs of the homeless and those at risk of being homeless in the Ottawa region. For nearly 100 years, The Mission has responded to those in need with food, clothing and shelter. Established in 1906, the Mission's programs have evolved to meet the ever-changing face of homelessness in our city. In recent years, the demand for The Mission's services has increased dramatically, with recent years being the busiest since the Depression. Currently, The Mission has 195 emergency hostel beds and 42 private rooms.