Reproductive and Sexual Health Resources

In case of a medical emergency or crises please contact emergency services or call 911.

 

On-Campus Resources:

-Womxn’s Learning Advocacy and Support Centre

 

womxnscentre@cusaonline.ca
Phone number

308 University Centre

The Womxn’s Learning, Advocacy, and Support Centre strives to be a safe(r) space offering a multitude of services, resources, events and on-going programs designed to amplify and uplift women, non-binary and fem-aligned individuals. The centre provides the following sexual and reproductive health services:

 

. free pads and tampons

. free condoms, lubricant, dental dams, internal condoms

. free pregnancy tests

. free menstrual pain medications

. disclosure support

. private support space and feeding space

 

-Health and Counselling Services

 

2600 CTCC

For information on appointments and hours of operation visit:
https://carleton.ca/health/hours-appointments/

Or call:

(613) 520-6674

 

Our team of medical professionals including family physicians and registered nurses provide outpatient medical services and serve as primary care providers at Health and Counselling Services. Some sexual and reproductive health services include:

 

. Free condoms (lubricated, non-lubricated, latex-free, thin, large), dental dams, internal condoms, lubricant

. Educational information (contraception/protection options, STDs, medical information for various symptoms/diagnoses, safe sex in any form etc.)

. Resources for local sexual health centres

. STI Testing and Results

. Birth control and IUD prescriptions

 

-Department of Equity Services

 

Sexual Assault Support Services

equity@carleton.ca.

https://carleton.ca/equity/
613-520-5622
503 Robertson Hall

Equity will listen, provide resources and work with you as you choose the best option for you. You have access whether the sexual violence happened on or off campus.  Their services are free, confidential, and available to all students, staff and faculty at Carleton.

Equity provides the following services:


. peer support for students who have experienced sexual violence

. referrals to on and off campus resources regarding sexual violence

. academic accommodations for students who have experienced sexual violence

. resources (pamphlets & brochures) for community resources

. safety planning

. prevention work through public education and training on sexual harassment and sexual assault

 

-The Prescription Shop

http://www.prescriptionshop.ca/rxshop/

(613) 526-3666

First floor: CTCC

 

The Prescription shop is the on-campus spot for all of your prescription and medication needs. In addition to providing low cost emergency contraception the prescription shop also provides low cost generic brand pain medication while also functioning as the pick up spot for all of your health and counselling prescriptions.

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Off-Campus Resources

 

Sexual Health Services

-Planned Parenthood Ottawa

https://ppottawa.ca/
(613) 226-3234
222 Somerset St W Unit 404

“Planned Parenthood Ottawa (PPO) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a range of services and information for people in the Ottawa area to make healthy decisions about their health, bodies and relationships. Education, counselling, information, and referral services are provided in a safe environment, free of judgment, with a full understanding of options and choices that best suit you.” – ppottawa.ca

 

Walk In Hours:

Monday – Friday (excluding holidays): 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

-Sexual Health Clinic

http://www.ottawapublichealth.ca/en/public-health-topics/sexual-health-clinic.aspx

(613) 234-4641

179 Clarence St

Offers a variety of services including but not limited to: Free testing and treatment for STBBIs(sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections), Confidential or anonymous HIV testing, Emergency contraception (ECP), Affordable contraception, IUD/IUS insertion, Pregnancy testing & information about options, Hepatitis A & B immunization, Vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV).


See website or make an appointment for full details and qualifiers

 

Walk-in Hours:
Mondays and Wednesday 1 pm to 4 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 1 pm to 7 pm
Friday 9 am to noon

Appointment Hours:

Monday 8:45 am to 11:30 am

Wednesday 8:45 am to 11:30 am

Friday 8:45 am to 11:30 am

 

Note you can get STI Testing done at most community health centres and clinics. Pregnancy testing, Birth control prescriptions and IUD insertions usually require appointments. Here are a few more locations in Ottawa:

 

-Somerset West Community Health Centre

55 Eccles St, Ottawa

https://swchc.on.ca/

(613) 238-8210

 

-Centretown Community Health Center

420 Cooper St

http://www.centretownchc.org/

(613) 233-4697

 

-Sandy Hill Community Health Center

221 Nelson St

https://www.shchc.ca/

(613) 789-8458

 

-South East Ottawa Community Health Center

1355 Bank St # 600

http://www.seochc.on.ca/

(613) 737-5115

 

Reproductive Health Services

Planned Parenthood Ottawa and The Ottawa Sexual Health Clinic are great resources when making decisions about reproductive health. Whether you have questions about birth control, contraception, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, pregnancy, mothering, carrying a child to term or abortion options they have qualified individuals who can walk you through your choices.

-The Morgentaler Clinic

65 Bank St
http://www.morgentaler.ca/contact_ottawa.html
(613) 567-8300

The Morgentaler Clinic is the most centrally located abortion clinic in Ottawa. If you would like more information about accessing an abortion please contact a doctor or the clinic directly.

Please Note that the abortion pill is now free in Ontario. For more details on accessing a prescription please make an appointment with your doctor or at a community clinic.

 

Sexual Violence Services

-Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus

1053 Carling Avenue
613-798-5555 x 13770
http://www.ottawahospital.on.ca/en/clinical-services/deptpgrmcs/programs/sexual-assault-and-partner-abuse-care-program/

 

“The SAPACP is a team of specialized health professionals who are available on site, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  As a team we provide private and confidential trauma sensitive medical care to any person 16 years of age and older who has experienced sexual or intimate partner violence in our greater Ottawa region.” ottawahospital.on.ca

 

The Ottawa Civic Hospital is the only location in Ottawa where you can get Sexual Violence Evidence Kit done.
Remember:

  • You don’t have to get the kit done right after being assaulted, a full assessment can be done upto 72 hours after an assault and a partial kit can be done even after the 72 hours have elapsed
  • You can go home and shower
  • Feel free to bring a friend or support buddy along while you’re waiting.

 

-The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa

https://sascottawa.com/

Call 24/7 for confidential support: 613-234-2266

SASC runs and sponsors several programs and events designed to support survivors including: Drop in events, a support line, individual support, support groups and specialised programs for Young Women and Survivors of War.

 

-Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre

http://www.orcc.net/
24h Crisis Line: 613-562-2333

Office Phone: 613-562-2334

The ORCC provides short term and extended support for survivors. Find out about their varying counselling options on their website or call the 24 hour crisis line for immediate support.

 

-Sexual Assault Network Ottawa
1 312 Parkdale Avenue

http://www.sanottawa.com

613 725-3601 x104

“SAN’s mandate is to coordinate sexual assault services in the Ottawa area. SAN also provides support, information and professional development to local service providers who work in the area of sexual violence against women.” – sanottawa.com

 

-OCTEVAW (Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women)

250 City Centre, Suite 601

http://www.octevaw-cocvff.ca/

613-237-1000

“The Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW) is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of organizations and individuals in the City of Ottawa and surrounding regions. Our members and partners include women abuse and rape crisis agencies; victim services; child protection services; representatives of area hospitals; representatives of the justice system, including the police, the Crown, and probation and parole services; health and counselling services; academic researchers; and other concerned community members.” – octevaw.ca

 

-CALACS Francophone Ottawa

40 Cobourg Street

http://www.calacs.ca/

613.789.8096

“Le CALACS francophone d’Ottawa est un organisme féministe, géré et opéré par et pour les femmes. Dans ses revendications pour la justice sociale, il dénonce les agressions à caractère sexuel et lutte pour l’égalité et les droits des femmes.  Il offre une multitude de services aux femmes survivantes et il s’engage activement à la prévention et la sensibilisation dans la communauté.” – calacs.ca

 

Place Location Services Offered Point of Contact Contact Information
Womxn’s Learning Advocacy and

Support Centre

UC 308 – free pads and tampons

– free condoms, lubricant, dental dams, internal condoms

– free pregnancy tests

– free menstrual pain medications

– disclosure support

Harar Hall womyns_centre@cusaonline.ca
Health Promotion – Health and Counselling Services 2600 CTTC – Free condoms (lubricated, non-lubricated, latex-free, thin, large), dental dams, internal condoms, lubricant

– Educational information (contraception/protection options, STDs, medical information for various symptoms/diagnoses, safe sex in any form etc.)

– Resources for local sexual health centres

Nicole DiBiagio, Health Promotion Coordinator nicole.dibiagio@carleton.ca
Sexual Assault Support Services (Department of Equity Services) 503 Robertson Hall -peer support for students who have experienced sexual violence

-referrals to on and off campus resources regarding sexual violence

-academic accommodations for students who have experienced sexual violence

-resources (pamphlets/brochures) for community resources

Jenna Easton, Sexual Assault/Public Education Coordinator jenna.easton@carleton.ca
The Prescription Shop CTTC $15 morning after pill