Harmony House is Ottawa’s only 2nd stage (transitional) shelter.

We bridge the gap between crisis living (in an emergency shelter) and working through trauma to live independently in the community.

Help is Here

If you are in a life-threatening situation

Contact emergency services if you require immediate assistance

Preparing to leave a violent situation

Click here for a checklist of important papers and items to bring with you

Learn How to Cover your Tracks

A woman should not underestimate her partner if she wants to leave a situation of abuse

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

National Truth and Reconciliation DayOn this 1st National Truth and Reconciliation Day, we honor our Indigenous brothers and sisters and take some time to reflect on the atrocities they endured and how we can move forward together. To learn more, please visit the following links:

Truth and Reconciliation Commission – learn the 94 calls to action!

Assembly of Seven Generations – a local organization that informs, promotes and organizes many of the Indigenous activities, rallies and protests.

A sister organization that helps Indigenous women and children who are victims of violence.

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Call out for Board Members

Call for Harmony House Board Members

Are you looking for a fulfilling volunteer opportunity within the local community? Are you interested in women’s rights and empowerment? If you’ve answered yes, your search is over!

Harmony House, Ottawa’s only second-stage women’s …