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


OVS Board Chair -Alison Newson
Executive Director - Heidi Illingworth
613-238-2762 ext 222


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Ottawa Victim Services receives funding from the Ministry of the Attorney General.