Alexander House


716 Edison Ave.

Alexander House specializes in providing care to adults with psychiatric disabilities. Staff work collaboratively with community mental health support teams. A part-time recreologist organizes in-house and community activities. Most residents are male, ranging in age from 30 to early 40s.

Capacity: 28 residents
Residence Type: Building
Elevator: No
Number of floors: 3
Clientele: Mixed Population


  • Shared Rooms


  • Meals and Snacks
  • Medication Management
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal Laundry
  • Washer/Dryer for resident use
  • Voluntary money management
  • Shared phone for resident use
  • Shared television for resident use
  • Cable for television in rooms (at the cost of the resident)
  • Group social and recreational activities and/or outing
  • Recreologist or Activities Coordinator
  • Designated outdoor smoking area
  • Visiting physician
  • Tuck shop
  • On site foot care (at the cost of the resident)
  • Access to community support services (ie CCAC)
  • Full time staff who speak the following languages: Bilingual
  • Air Conditioning


  • Shopping
  • Church
  • Library
  • Community and/or Senior Centre : Dovercourt
  • Medical/Dental offices
  • Park and/or outdoor green space
  • Breakfast Club
  • Close to Royal Ottawa and Westboro Beach 

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