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Whether it's through a phone call, email or filled out form, your voice matters, and we want to hear from you!

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While we’re located at a confidential location, we always enjoy hearing from you via phone or email.


Mailing Address

Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region
P.O.Box 3457 Station C
Ottawa, Ontario
K1Y 4J6

Main Office Number


Should you choose to leave a voicemail for one of our staff, please ensure that you include the best way to reach you, including your phone number and/or e-mail address. Staff extensions are listed below.

Office Hours

8:30am-4: 30pm, Monday to Friday.

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Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region Staff

Distress Centre Position  Staff Name Email Address Phone Extension
Executive Director Charles Laframboise Email Charles 224
Director of Corporate Services Judy Grunwald Email Judy 223
Manager of Volunteer Selection & Engagement Jessica Grunwald Email Jessica 226
Manager of Media, Marketing & Communications Leslie Scott Email Leslie 222
Administrative Assistant Kyla Clark Email Kyla 229
Manager of Volunteer Development and Support Chantal Ladouceur Email Chantal 231
Wellness Check and Online Services Coordinator Ivie Edebiri Email Ivie 227

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You can help support our great cause by purchasing items available from our online store!

Turn your car into a donation!

Your old beat up car is worth money.  Don't believe me?  Donate a Car Canada says it is!  In fact, they accept most vehicles including but not limited to cars, trucks, vans, SUV’s, trailers, RV’s and boats.

Did Someone Say Chocolate? are awesome! At our Chocolate Affair Gala on Saturday, May 11th, you helped us to raise $33,642 for our crisis and support line services! We couldn’t have done it without you, our vendors, and sponsors.To anyone who supported in their own way, a million thank you’s!

Host a fundraising event

Whether it's your school, work or just on your own, hosting your fundraising event is an excellent way to support the Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region. These benefits are two-fold: not only do you raise much needed funds to donate, you also increase the awareness of the Distress Centre and its services as well!

I want to make a difference!

If you want to make a difference in the lives of others in our community, you've come to the right place.  Our 24/7 services are available to those who need someone to turn to in times of distress or crisis, and we simply have the best volunteers on our phone lines!

Donate Through Canada Helps

CanadaHelps is your one-stop shop for supporting any registered Canadian charity.

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