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John Howard Society of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - Old St Patrick St

Service: Post-Incarceration Housing Support Program

Alternate Name CV19 ; Housing Links ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
550 Old St Patrick St
Ottawa, ON K1N 5L5
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Intersection St Patrick St and Vanier Pkwy
Mailing Address c/o M. Gillis 
550 Old St Patrick St 
Ottawa, ON K1N 5L5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (24 April 2020) As essential services offices across the province continue to provide critical justice and social services and programs, and have adapted to meet clients' needs while following public health advice.

This information is regularly updated on their Twitter site.

Housing supports and follow-up services to men who have been left homeless upon their release from custody * divert clients from the downtown shelters
Hours COVID-19 -- Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, evening appointments available
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Men 18 years and over who have been recently released from provincial remand, correctional centres, federal institutions, including those individuals released at court
Application Call for an appointment
Languages English ; French - limited
Fees None
Service Categories Ex-Offender Counselling ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Ex-Offenders
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-7418 ext 238
Toll Free Phone 1-877-517-0791
Social Media Twitter
Primary Contact Myra Gillis, Housing Links Reintegration Worker; Phone: 613-789-7418 ext 238; Email:
Primary Executive Tyler Fainstat, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Tina Matchett-Bianco, Director of Adult Justice Services; Email:
Other Details
Established 1951
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118975119 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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