Your help is always welcome
and appreciated.

We provide counselling services to many people who could not normally afford them and we rely on government support and public donations to provide those services. Because of cutbacks, intense competition for funding, and an increasing need for our services, our need for donations is greater than ever. Please donate to Family Services.

Donate Now Through!

A downloadable tax receipt will be issued to you immediately following your donation.

Donations can also be made in person, by mail or by telephone.  If you would like to make a donation using one of these methods please contact us at 613-725-3601 ext. 0 or by email at

Give us a helping hand. Every month.

Another way to help is by making monthly donations. This is a great way for people to donate in a financially responsible way, and it allows us to provide support for the community with the confidence that regular donations are coming in.  Monthly donations can be made online through our Canada Helps online donation page.  A downloadable tax receipt will be issued to you following your donation.

Create a Giving Page

Giving pages give you the ability to support FSO in celebration of a birthday or wedding, to mark a special event like an anniversary or the birth of a child, or just to show the world what moves you.  For more information about how to create a Canada Helps Giving Page visit Canada Helps Giving Pages

Make a name for yourself.

Naming Ottawa Family Services in your will provides a lasting legacy of your commitment to supporting our goal of providing counselling services and support to everybody in Ottawa. If you are interested in this option, please call Deirdre Speers at 613-725-3601 ext 115 or by email at

Sponsor our events.

We also hold frequent events to help raise money for all of our services and programs. You can get involved in these events by joining us, or by becoming a corporate sponsor. You’ll be helping a good cause, and others will notice. View our calendar of events.

Music on a Mission

Music on a Mission 2020

Make a difference! We invite you to support our spectacular Music on a Mission – Family Services Ottawa’s Music Trivia Fundraiser, which will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020. This Ottawa music trivia night, FSO’s single, most important fundraiser, is one of the most highly anticipated and off-the-charts fun events of the year! Join over 600 of Ottawa’s and Canada’s music and trivia lovers, corporate, high technology, government, political, and community leaders, philanthropists, and celebrities and help FSO launch another 100 years of stronger individuals, stronger families, and a stronger Ottawa.  We are pleased to offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities, boasting magnificent branding/recognition and valuable benefits, to help meet your community support and marketing objectives, and would be delighted to work with you to find, or customize, the package that best suits your needs. Participate in Ottawa’s ultimate game night and celebrate FSO’s remarkable 100+ year legacy!

For more information about this event and how to make a grand gesture for FSO and a meaningful investment in the community, visit We’re looking at you to provide inspiring leadership that will help us continue to make lasting, important improvements in people’s lives.

Or, for further inquiries about how you can participate in this Ottawa music trivia fundraiser, please contact us at:

Phone: 613-725-3601 ext. 113

Hold an event.

Third party fundraising events are held by an individual, group or organization in support of Family Services Ottawa. Are you looking to have your event do double duty – create a fun event for your friends, family, neighbours or colleagues while supporting a worthwhile charity.  Examples of events: garage sale; jeans day at the office; bottle drive; golf tournament or party.

Please contact Deirdre Speers at 613-725-3601 ext. 115 or by email at

Thank you for your support!

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