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Crisis line: 613-789-1141
Toll Free: 1-855-789-9433
Minwaashin Pamphlet

STORM Pamphlet

Upcoming Events

FASD Workshop November 23, 2017

Children's Winter Gathering

Children's Winter Gathering Call for donations


What's New?

United Way Agency Donation

Minwaashin Lodge
Organization Profile

Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa Poster

Children Who Witness with Annie Kingston-Miller

Strong Women's Group September 18, 2017

Employment Opportunities


Residential Support Worker (casual - on call)




Counselling Services

Culture Program

Courage To Soar

Employment & Training
Readiness Program

Oshki Kizis Lodge -
Shelter for Women and Children

Sacred Child Program

Spirit Movers and Firekeepers
Youth Program

Sex Trade Out Reach Mobile (STORM) 

Transitional Support
and Housing Program









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Sex Trade Out Reach Mobile  

The STORM team is available to assist women involved in the sex trade.  The outreach team can assist women with immediate medical, safety and shelter needs. 

The STORM team provides:

  • Information and referral to community supports i.e. legal, medical and housing
  • Transportation to emergency shelter, medical facilities, detoxification unit and other locations deemed appropriate
  • Crisis intervention
  • Basic supplies i.e. hygiene products, clothing, and condoms
  • Information on health issues i.e. HIV/AIDS and STI’s
  • Snacks and clothing

Documentary: Aboriginal Sex Trade: "Survival Sex" on Canadian Streets





Tuesday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wed, Thurs, Fri - 5:00 pm to 1:00 am

For more information on our program and services or to speak to a team member, please contact: or call 613-265-7558.





Community Resources




Tel: 911

Ottawa Police Services Bad Date Line 24 hours

Centretown Emergency Food Centre
507 Bank Street
Tel: 613-232-3059

Centre Espoir Sophie
Tel: 613-789-5119


Tel: 613-233-2243

Legal Aid
Tel: 613-238-7931

Ottawa Inner City Health
500 Old St. Patrick Street
Tel: 613-562-4500

Ottawa Police Services
Tel: 613-230-6211

Ottawa Community Information
Tel: 211

Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
221 Nelson Street
Tel: 613-789-8458

Rape Crisis Line
Tel: 613-562-2333

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
Tel: 613-729-1000

Youth Crisis Line
Tel: 613-260-2360

Salvation Army Booth Centre
Tel: 613-241-1573

Vanier Community Service Centre
Tel: 613-744-2892


Community Partners 



Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa
211 Bronson Ave, Suite 311
Tel: 1-800-611-4755

Vanier Community Service Centre
290 Dupuis Street
Tel: 713-744-2892

Salvation Army Ottawa Booth Centre
171 George Street
Tel: 613-241-1573

John Howard Society
550 Old St. Patrick Street
Tel: 613-789-7418

Ottawa Police Services
474 Elgin Street
Tel: 613-230-6211

Family Services à la famille Ottawa
312 Parkdale Avenue
Tel: 613-725-3601







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