Finding healthcare

Find out how to stay healthy, where to get help and how to make informed decisions about your health. Ottawa Public Health is your link to Ottawa’s health and support services.

Emergency resources

Service

Contact Information

Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region

613-238-3311

Mental Health Crisis Line (24 hours a day)

613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991

Ligne Fem-Aide (french only)

1-877-336-2433

Ottawa Dental Society Dental Emergency Service

613-523-4185

Ottawa Public Health

613-580-6744
TTY: 613-580-9656

Ontario Poison Centre

1-800-268-9017

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
TTY: 1-866-797-0007

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Finding a family doctor

Service

Contact Information

Doctor Search
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario

1-800-268-7096, ext. 626

Find A Dentist – Ontario Dental Association

416-922-3900

Find a Registered Dietician

1-877-510-5102

Health Care Connect
Help Ontarians find a family health care provider. .

1 800 445-1822

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Area hospitals

Most healthcare needs are covered by the province’s medical coverage, once you are a resident of Ontario. If required, private healthcare plans are available to cover specialized treatments that do not fall under the province’s scope of coverage.Ottawa has 4 main hospitals:

Hospital

Contact Information

The Ottawa Hospital

613-722-7000
TTY: 613-761-4024

General Campus
Civic Campus
Riverside Campus

501 Smyth Road
1053 Carling Avenue
1967 Riverside Drive

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

401 Smyth Road
613-737-7600

Queensway-Carleton Hospital

3045 Baseline Road
613-721-2000

Montfort Hospital

713 Montreal Road
613-746-4621

In addition, there are a number of specialized hospitals and clinics in the region.

Health Care Options Medical Services Directory
walk-in and after hours clinics, urgent care centres, and family health care providers

1-866-330-6206

Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre

501 Smyth Road
613-737-7700

Royal Ottawa Hospital
Specialty mental care in Eastern Ontario

1145 Carling Avenue
613-722-6521

Bruyère Continuing Care
Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital

43 Bruyère Street
613-562-6262

Bruyère Continuing Care
Résidence Saint-Louis

879 Hiawatha Park Road.
613-824-1720

Bruyère Continuing Care
Saint-Vincent Hospital

60 Cambridge Street North
613-233-4041

The Rehabilitation Centre

505 Smyth Road
613-737-7350 TTY: 613-526-1132

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

40 Ruskin Street
613-761-5000

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Drop in medical clinics

Service

Contact Information

Advanced Access Medical Clinic

3091 Strandherd Dr, Unit 7
613-825-5995 

Appletree Medical Group

 

Orleans Urgent Care Clinic (OUCC) 

1220 Place d’Orleans Boulevard
613-841-5389

Walk-in clinics in Ottawa – Health care options directory

 

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Community health and resources centres

Service

Contact Information

Coalition of Community Health and
Resource Centres of Ottawa

 

Community Care Access Centre Locations in Ottawa and throughout Ontario

 

Ottawa Community Care Access Centre

100-4200 Labelle Street
613-745-5525 or 1-800-538-0520

Carlington Community & Health Services

900 Merivale Road
613-722-4000

Centretown Community Health Centre

420 Cooper Street
613-233-4443

Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre

2339 Ogilvie Road
613-741-6025

Hunt Club/Riverside Community Services Centre

3310 McCarthy Road
613-247-1600

Lowertown Community Resource Centre

40 Cobourg Street
613-789-3930

Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre

1642 Merivale Road, Unit 541
613-596-5626

Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre

210 Centrum Boulevard, Suite 211
613-830-4357

Overbrook-Forbes Community Resource Centre

225 Donald Street, Unit 120
613-745-0073

Pinecrest-Queensway
Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor
613-820-4922

Sandy Hill Community Health Centre

221 Nelson Street
613-789-1500

Somerset West Community Health Centre

55 Eccles Street
613-238-8210

South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre

1355 Bank Street, Suite 600
613-737-4809
TTY: 613-739-8197

Vanier Community Service Centre

290 Dupuis Street
613-744-2892

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre

2 MacNeil Court
613-591-3686

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Provincial resources

Service

Contact Information

Eastern Ontario Health Unit

613-933-1375 or 1-800-267-7120

French Language Health Services Network
of Eastern Ontario

1173 Cyrville Road
613-747-7431

HealthyOntario.com

 

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

 

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Local resources

Service

Contact Information

Local mental health help and events

eMentalHealth

Ottawa Police Service

 

Ottawa Safe Communities Network

 

Ottawa Safety Council

 

Ottawa Salus Corporation
Community Mental Health Services

200-945 Wellington Street
613-729-0123
TTY: 613-759-8455

OttawaSeniors.com

 

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa

613-747-7800

Travel Medicine Program (TMP)

 

Youth Services Bureau

 

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Financial resources

Service

Contact Information

Dental and eyeglasses subsidies

Call 613-560-6000 to apply for help

Help with living costs

613-560-6000

Community resources

 

Ontario Disability Support Program

613-787-3951

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