Our crisis line is open 24/7 for anyone to call for help with any situation, emergency or not. Our live crisis chat is also available anytime.
Our service areas include Youth Engagement, Mental Health Services, Community & Housing Services, Employment Services, and Youth Justice Services throughout 21 locations across Ottawa.
We help 3,000 youth every month get from where they are to where they want to be. You can help get them there, too.
Visit our blog to read the latest news from YSB, including updates on events and programs.
We Can Help
Accessing our services:
We are offering services remotely and scheduled in-person services.
You can reach our Head Office at 613-729-1000, our Mental Health Hub at 613-562-3004, Employment Services at 613-236-8244, Youth Justice at 613-738-2104, and Community Services at 613-241-7788. Please leave a voicemail if we don’t pick up right away.
To reach our Crisis Line call 613-260-2360 or 1-877-377-7775 (Eastern Ontario) or click here for our Online Crisis Chat.
YSB helps thousands of young people address what threatens their physical, sexual, mental, and social well-being. We offer youth programming in five main service areas across multiple locations throughout Ottawa.
November 3, 2021
It’s here! Let’s Stay Up Ottawa 2021!
It’s here! Join us and be part of Stay Up Ottawa! Stay Up Ottawa is YSB’s annual citywide fundraising event to help house homeless youth. It takes place November 26th, with a creative and fun virtual celebration with participants. Let’s Stay Up Ottawa! It’s a fun and easy challenge for you, that makes a lasting impact […]
September 22, 2021
YSB’s 2021 Annual Report is here
Click through to our annual report for 2020-2021, see what we’ve been up to.
September 25, 2020
YSB’s 2020 Annual Report is here
Click through to our annual report for 2019-2020, see what we’ve been up to and join us in celebrating 60 years of the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa