VO is recruiting and deploying volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19 in Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Lanark County and Renfrew County while ensuring proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Please see the intake portals for volunteers, for members, and for other agencies on our hompage. VO’s COVID 19 volunteer deployment program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Ottawa Community Foundation.
Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless
Family Services à la famille Ottawa (FSFO) is a registered charity that has served the Ottawa community for more than 90 years. We work with individuals, communities, and families in all of their forms, who are currently in distress or at risk. We assist people to build on their strengths and move forward by providing counselling, education, and advocacy within a context of systemic change. FSFO serves over 6,000 clients each year. Our programs are subsidized and focus on issues including violence, parenting, mental health, divorce and separation, supervised access, employee assistance, advocacy and LGBTTQ families.