We Help Young Moms to Create a Brighter Future for Themselves and Their Children.

Looking for help with childcare while at the same time trying to complete high school?

If you are a pregnant or parenting teen mom in the City of Ottawa looking for help with childcare while at the same time trying to complete high school, Youville Centre is the place for you. Click here for more information about how you can enroll and take advantage of our subsidized daycare, counseling support, and high school classes. Call us at (613) 231-5150 Ext. 121 or email us at intake@youvillecentre.org to enroll today.

Are you a young mom?

If you are between the ages of 14 and 25 and would like to complete your high school education in small classes while you parent your child and receive counselling support, we can help.

Partners and Donors

At Youville Centre, we are fortunate to have a generous, collaborative community of partners and donors who help us to provide the best possible programs and services.

Alumnae Services

We are so proud and inspired when our alumnae share their journey to Youville and what they have been up to since they attended our centre.

The Opportunity

Our Approach​

About Youville Centre

Located in Ottawa, Youville Centre is a non-profit, registered charity and Accredited Child and Youth Mental Health Agency that serves adolescent mothers and their children. Youville’s trauma-informed, holistic programs and services include: crisis intervention, intensive mental health therapy and treatment, substance use counseling, collaborative problem solving, a licensed child development program with a focus on infant mental health, attachment-based parenting programs with intervention and treatment, and a fully accredited secondary school.

Since 1985, Youville Centre has been an innovative centre that inspires, educates and nurtures young mothers and their children to utilize their strengths and achieve their goals.

Our Impact

Over the past 28 years, Youville Centre has served close to 1,000 teen mothers and their children.

The Youville Centre blog

Check out our blog posts for more stories and information about Youville Centre!

Group photo of young mothers at high school graduation

Youville Centre Graduation 2021

On June 18, 2021 the Youville Centre held it’s 33rd graduation ceremony, along with M.F. McHugh Education Centre and St. Nicholas Adult High School. 10 graduates crossed the stage; young mothers who showed high levels of resiliency and tenacity, navigating their education path during a pandemic, while parenting.

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Our Partners and Donors