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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Youville Centre is very grateful for the generosity of our Sponsors and Supporters

Here at the Youville Centre we have two Interrelated Missions of Equal and Linked Priority.

To provide an environment for high-risk teen mothers - one in which staff and peers serve as a support system and as role models to facilitate the growth of young parents and their children in self-worth, self-confidence, and in the skills required to become productive members of society. Youville Centre's holistic, integrated program believes in recognizing the individual needs of clients, and in supporting their commitments to finishing their education and to living independently.

To assist high-risk teen mothers to provide a life circumstance for their children, which builds in strong protective factors and influences so that their children will not develop mental health, behavioural and social problems in the future.

Achieving these goals is not easy but with the help of our wonderful community partners, our task is made much easier. For all your help, we give you our sincere thanks.

United Way Ottawa, for providing multi-year funding for two essential programs: Me, My Baby, Our World (parenting program), and Mental Health and Addictions Counselling.
Health Canada, Project s.t.e.p. through United Way Ottawa, for providing funds to support our on-site Addictions Counselling.
Soeurs de la Charite d’Ottawa for their steadfast support of our programs and services over the years.
Scotiabank for their consistent support each year, with a special thanks to Dennis Jackson and Theresa Smith.
Bytown Travel for supporting Youville Centre with their annual golf tournament, and to Hassa Mirchandani for being a constant supporter of our young mothers and children.
Bon Appetit Ottawa – for selecting Youville Centre as one of its recipient charities from this fabulous event held each spring. Funding supports our Breakfast, Lunch and Collective Kitchen Programs.
MBNA for supporting our young mothers and children with everything from diapers and food at Christmas, to financial contributions that allow us to run our Summer School program and cover the costs of transportation for our students.
Christian Medical and Dental Society for supporting the portable Dental Clinic provided by Dr. Tom Harle and his team of volunteer dentists and hygienists.
Knights of Columbus Holy Redeemer Council #9544, for their annual golf tournament in support of our young mothers and their children.
Congregation de Notre Dame, Nova Scotia for continuing to think of our needs from year to year with their generous contributions.

We’d also like to thank some of our newest donors; EllisDon Corporation, The Co-Operators Group, and the Imperial Oil Foundation for their support this year.

We cannot leave out all of our Bursary Donors who afford our students the opportunity to pursue post-secondary education.
Also a heartfelt thanks to all of our Monthly and Annual Donors and third party event supporters – your contributions allow us to continue to offer the myriad of essential services we provide to our young mothers and their children