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At the Ottawa Psychotherapy Center we believe in resource sharing and supporting our community. Below you will find resources we think you may find helpful. 

If you are in crisis and require immediate support:


Canada-wide Suicide Crisis Helpline, 24/7 for calls and texts in English and French.

Call #988


Other options:

Distress Centre Ottawa & Region: 613.238.3311.

Crisis Line: 613.722.6914. Outside of Ottawa: 1.866.996.0991. 

If this is an emergency please visit your nearest emergency room or call 911.

Please note, we do not offer immediate 24/7 crisis support at the Ottawa Psychotherapy Center.

Ottawa Community Resources

The Walk-In Counselling Clinic: 613.755.2277. Please refer to their website to find the time and location of the walk-in services offered. This is a free service.


Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre: Crisis line (613.562.2333). The ORCC provides English-only counselling services to survivors.


Counselling Connect: Provides a free phone or video counselling session, typically within a week of requesting.

Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO): 613.725.0202.​ Offers free community supports, services, programs and counselling to the immigrant and refugee population of Ottawa, provides language and culture-specific individual, couple, family, and group counselling.

Youth Services Bureau (YSB): 24/7 Youth Mental Health Info & Crisis Line (613.260.2360). 24/7 Online Crisis Chat: Potential for walk-in online counselling and youth and family counselling services.

Kind Space (previously Pink Triangle Services): 613.563.4818. Provides free LGBTQ+ community and peer support programming.

LGBTQ+ & Trans Health Clinic - Centretwon Community Health Centre: 613.233.4443 ex2245. Provides free community support services, programs, health and counselling services for LGBTQ+, trans and gender diverse people.

Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services: 613.724.4881. Provides community support services, program and counselling services to individuals and families struggling with substance use.


Other Helpful Resources

Embrace Autism: Embrace Autism is a website designed to provide resources for individuals who want to learn more about autism.

Center for ADHD Awareness Canada: CADDAC is a national  charity providing leadership in awareness, education, and advocacy for ADHD across Canada.

Psychology Works Fact Sheet: Research-based information on mental health disorders and terminology.

Sunnybrook: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network: Offers free group and individual peer support services and resources for individuals and families across Ontario.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

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Do you know of a valuable resource you would like to share with us and our community?

Please e-mail us at, we would love to hear from you.

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