Action Housing and Housing Help are two distinct housing loss prevention organizations in Ottawa. We provide free services to low- to moderate-income individuals and families to access and maintain safe, adequate and affordable housing.

Important note: The main office at Housing Help is currently without a working elevator. Being on the 5th floor there are several stairs. If you are an existing Housing Help client and are not able to do the stairs, please call us at (613) 563-4532 and we will be happy to make an appointment for you over the telephone at one of our locations that is the most convenient for you.

If you are a not a current client but are seeking our services, please call Housing Help at (613) 563-4532 or Action Housing at (613) 562-8219, and we will direct you to one of either agency’s service locations that best suits your needs.

Action Housing
261 Montreal Road, Unit 200
Ottawa, ON
K1L 8C7
Phone: 613-562-8219


Housing Help
309 Cooper St, Suite 502
Ottawa, ON
K2P 0G5
Phone: 613-563-4532


Action Housing and Housing Help provide similar services. Who you contact depends on where you live. Click on each agency’s logo above to learn more, or consult the ward list below.

Action Housing

1 Orléans Ward
2 Innes Ward
5 West Carleton-March Ward
7 Bay Ward
8 College Ward
11 Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward
12 Rideau-Vanier Ward
13 Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward
16 River Ward
19 Cumberland Ward

Housing Help

3 Barhaven Ward
4 Kanata North Ward
6 Stittsville Ward
9 Knoxdate-Merivale Ward
10 Gloucester-Southgate Ward
14 Somerset Ward
15 Kitchissippi Ward
17 Capital Ward
18 Alta Vista Ward
20 Osgoode Ward
21 Rideau-Goulbourn Ward
22 Gloucester-South Nepean Ward
23 Kanata South Ward

Not sure which area you live in? Visit here to find out.

You can also phone one of the numbers above and we will help you contact the correct agency.