Ottawa Victim Services (OVS) provides emotional support, practical assistance, referrals and advocacy to individuals who have been victimized as a result of a crime or tragic circumstance, without judgment in order to lessen the impact of victimization. OVS is a community-based agency committed to treating individuals with courtesy, compassion and with respect for their dignity, privacy and diversity.
Unsafe at Home Ottawa is a text and chat line for survivors of domestic abuse in Ottawa and in Lanark County run by Interval House of Ottawa. OVS is a partner of Unsafe at Home Ottawa project. This encrypted and confidential line is available every single day, from 8:30 AM to midnight. Click here to leave the Ottawa Victim Services website and speak to a trained support worker now.