Prenatal Services

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Prenatal classes offer parents-to-be answers to many of their questions and concerns. Have questions? We are here to help. Learn more about the options available to you:  

List of agencies for support
Aboriginal agencies

Support before and after baby is born:

Crisis help, emergency shelter, counseling and support:
  • Assaulted Women's Helpline
    Phone: 1-866-863-0511
  • Family Violence Drop-In for Women & Children
    Phone: 613-569-2236
  • Interval House of Ottawa
    PO Box 40089, 2515 Bank St. Ottawa, ON K1V 0W8
    Crisis Line : 613-234-5181
    Phone : 613-234-8511 (24 hrs)
  • Maison d'amitié (French only)
    40 Cobourg Street, Ottawa, ON
    Phone: 613-747-9136 (24 hrs)
  • Nelson House
    P.O. Box 5381, LCD Merivale, Nepean ON K2C 3H5
    Crisis Line: 613-225-3129
    Phone: 613-225-0533
Alcohol and drugs
Help for women with alcohol and drug use problems
Stop smoking programs
Young/single parent

Prenatal, social, parenting, school and health services

  • Le Transit (French only)
    135, rue Alice #200 Ottawa ON K1L 7X5
    Phone: 613-747-3838

211: Information and referral services for Eastern Ontario. We connect individuals to social, governmental and health resources for issues such as: parenting, child care, disabilities, finances, employment, stress, recreation, sexuality, seniors support, bereavement and more.

Better Beginnings Better Futures

Bethany Hope Centre

Best Start Resource Centre

Brighter Futures for Children of Young Parents

Centre des services communautaires Vanier

Centretown Community Health Centre


Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centre

Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre

Family Services Ottawa

Lowertown Community Resource Centre

Mothercraft Ottawa

Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre

Ottawa Public Health

Ottawa Public Library 

Parent Resource Centre

Pinecrest-Queenway Community Health Centre

Rural Family Connections

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

Somerset West Community Health Centre

South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre 

St. Mary's Home 

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre 

Youville Centre


Do you have more questions about parenting?

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