an innoVative centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

helping families in ottawa, canada become self-sufficient contributing members of society

The Youville Centre has served the Ottawa Community for over twenty years. We're very proud of our name and our many accomplishments.

The Youville Centre is a charitable organization that receives wide-spread community support.

The Youville Centre is a charitable organization that receives wide-spread community support.

We are very grateful for the generous support and assistance of all our supporters.

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Centre Youville Centre
Ottawa-Carleton Inc.
150 Mann Avenue
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 8P4

Please e-mail us at:

(613) 231-5150

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Charitable Reg. Number:
11884 8456 RR0001

Youville Centre


A Quick Glance at our Finances

For the year ending March 31, 2013

It has been said that, “it takes a village to raise a child”, and that statement couldn’t be more true than at Youville Centre. We are fortunate to have wonderful people and organizations in our “village” whose support allows us to provide innovative programming for our young mothers and their children. Wße have so many people to thank. The list below represents some of the most significant contributions we received this year.

TELUS Ottawa who, together with the TELUS Ottawa Community Board, have provided generous support for Youville Centre’s young mothers in the following ways

• Providing start-up funding for our Mentorship Program
• Selecting Youville Centre as a grant recipient for our Student Support Department
• Providing gift cards for each of our young mothers at Christmas
• Volunteering on-site to help improve our building
• Providing funding for programs and services through their Dollars for Doers Program, Employee Giving Program and Community Ambassadors Program.

United Way Ottawa who, in addition to working with us to spread our message in the community, awarded us with the Community Builder of the Year Award for Growing Up Great, and have provided funding for the following programs:

• Me, My Baby, Our World Parenting Program
• Mental Health and Addictions Counselling at Youville Centre (including Project s.t.e.p.)

The City of Ottawa, for providing subsidized childcare spaces for our centre.
The Ministry of Children and Youth Services for providing funding for our Student Support Program.
The Don & Shirley Green Family Foundation, The Danbe Foundation and Dennis
& Dorothy Jackson
for their generous contributions to our Mentorship Program.
Soeurs de la Charite d’Ottawa and Congregation of Notre Dame, Visitation Province for their steadfast support over the years.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation for providing funding to support mental health services at Youville Centre.
Hassa Mirchandani (Bytown Travel Ltd.) for his continual support and advocacy for our centre, as well as contributions made annually from his Bytown Travel Golf Classic.
Bon Appetit Ottawa for choosing Youville Centre as one of the recipient charities from its annual food-themed fundraiser.
The Toronto-Dominion Bank for volunteering their time in our centre and provided funding for back to school kits for each one of our students.
Mr. Andre Jacques for his steadfast support of Youville Centre’s young mothers and their children.
The Ottawa Presbytery and St. Paul’s Eastern United Church for funding the Bounce Back & Thrive Parenting Program.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada for funds raised during their holiday campaign.
Ace Bakery for their continual support of our Collective Kitchen Program.
Funding in memory of Bob Couchman for our healthy snack and transportation programs
Knights of Columbus, Divine Infant Council #7873 and Knights of Columbus,
Holy Redeemer Council #9544
for their support of Youville Centre through annual charity golf tournaments.
Karen Ergus for her constant support and advocacy, volunteer time and contributions to our Portable Dental Clinic and Leadership Program.
The Knights of Pythias, Aurora Lodge #53 for providing scholarships for our Hairstyling & Esthetics Course.
Elaine Larsen for raising funds for Youville’s young mothers with her first third party fundraiser, “A Toast to the Ladies”.
The Christmas Cheer Foundation for providing funding that allowed our young moms to have nutritious meals over the holidays.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP for their generous donation to our centre.
The Ottawa Dental Society for supporting our Portable Dental Clinic.
Mr. Fred Bowie, Canada Retirement Information Centre Inc.; and Clive Ozard, Label Innovation Inc. for each of their contributions to our 25th Anniversary Celebration.
The Imperial Oil Foundation for their contribution to Youville Centre as part of their Volunteer Giving Program.
Each and every Bursary Donor who helped make it possible for 23 Youville Centre graduates to have the chance to attend post-secondary education.

To see more financial information for the reporting period ending 2013.03.31 and 2012.03.31, please click the graphics below to connect to the Canada Revenue Agency web site where official reports for all Canadian Registered Charities are kept on file. In addition, the Canadian charity, CharityFocus, provides information for a number of additional years in an easy to read format.

Reporting Period - 2013.03.31

Reporting Period - 2012.03.31

More Detailed Summaries 2003-2013

CharityFocus is a useful source for information about Canadian charities. With the financial support of Canada Revenue Agency, this web site details information on all registered Canadian Charities including Youville Centre.