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.

About Us

Staff / Board

OVS Board Chair - Matthew Kennedy

Executive Director - Heidi Illingworth
613-238-2762 ext 222


Ottawa Victim Services receives funding from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services