Adult help for adult problems.

Life isn’t easy. Everybody goes through difficult times in their lives. Even though this is the case, it is easy to feel like you’re the only person having a hard time. Sometimes having somebody to talk to can make all the difference in the world.

We provide a safe space for anybody having a hard time to come and get help. With a wide variety of programs and affordable counselling services, there is no reason why anybody should feel like they are alone. There are services available, use them.

Are you in crisis?

FSO provides counselling and support services however; we are not crisis centre.  If you are in crisis and need immediate support, please contact one of the following resources:

Distress Line (Ottawa/Gatineau) 613-238-3311 (English only)

Outaouais Distress Line 1-866-676-1080 (English only)
(Please note that transfers to the Mental Health Crisis Team are available to Ontario residents only.)

Mental Health Crisis Line (Ottawa) 613-722-6914 (English and French)

Mental Health Crisis Line 1-866-996-0991 (English and French)
(Akwesasne, Prescott-Russell, Renfrew, Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry)

The Walk-In Counselling Clinic

Family Services Ottawa
312 avenue Parkdale Ave.
Ottawa ON K1Y 4X5
T. 613-725-3601