Sam, Rahwa and Sammy (left to right), staffers at the Ottawa Booth Centre’s Community and Family Services (CFS), are members of a team that responds to the emergency needs of families and singles in the Ottawa area.
We also offer a 6-day summer camp experience for children aged 7-15 at our adventure camp in Jackson’s Point and Newport, Ontario.
We at CFS provide clients, upon request, with referrals to other services within the community. Our Spiritual Care Team is available when needed.
The following documents are required at every visit:
Our foodbank and voucher services are available to walk-ins Monday through Friday, from 12:30 until 4:00. The last appointment of the day is at 3:45.
Our foodbank offers food items to cover immediate emergency needs. We provide singles and families with 2-3 days’ worth of pre-bagged groceries. Visiting your local food bank must be done first before using our services. For after-hours help please see the Front Desk Supervisor.
Singles and families may access emergency clothing & household vouchers at our food bank during walk-in hours. The vouchers can be used at any of our Salvation Army Thrift stores within the city.
The vouchers are intended for regular household items such as kitchenware and linens. They are not intended for furniture.
One-way emergency transportation may be available to one of our neighbouring cities.
This service is only for those who have:
This is a one-time only service. Your transportation will be via Greyhound.
Contact our caseworker at 613-241-1573 ext. 268 for more information.