Inside the Shelter

IHO provides emergency shelter for women and their dependents fleeing abusive relationships. In our home, you will find support for both women and children through crisis intervention, short-term counselling, and practical supports.

Below, you can take a look inside our home before you arrive. Be sure to check out the FAQs for more information. 

 

If you are in need of a safe place to stay, please call our crisis line at 613-234-5181.

Shelter Features

  • 10 private family bedrooms 

  • Comfortable living room

  • Large dining room and communal dinners

  • On-site laundry facilities

  • Private counselling room

  • Spiritual room

  • Large, fully fenced backyard with playground equipment

  • Children's playroom & counselling space

  •  Pet housing area for dogs, cats and other small critters

Photo Tour

Interval House of Ottawa bedroom

One of our 10 private, family bedrooms

Interval House of Ottawa Living Room

In the living room you can watch TV, movies, and Netflix, or curl up on the couch in front of our fireplace.

Interval House of Ottawa Dining Room

Communal dinners are prepared by our Chef and served in the dining room.

IHO laundry room

Laundry facilities are available on-site.

IHO Counselling Room

The counselling room is a private space to meet with your counsellor or other service providers.

IHO Spiritual Room

Spend some quiet time in our spiritual room.

Interval House of Ottawa backyard

Our backyard includes seating areas to enjoy the outdoors.

Interval House of Ottawa playground

The fully fenced playground is available for children's outdoor play.

Interval House of Ottawa playroom

The playroom includes toys and games for children.

IHO kids counselling room

The child & youth counselling space includes interactive toys for counsellors to work with kids.

IHO kids counselling room

The child & youth counselling space includes interactive toys for counsellors to work with kids.

IHO pet housing area

Our pet housing area allows women to bring their cats, dogs, and other small animals into residence with them.

IHO dog room

Our dog rooms are spacious and include a bed for your furry friend.

IHO Cat Room

Our cat room is a cozy space to spend time with your cat.

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IHO Spiritual Room

Spend some quiet time in our spiritual room.