Carty House

Carty House is a communal residence in Ottawa that provides transitional housing for female refugee claimants and convention refugees. Carty House offers safety, accommodation and support to its residents as they move through the refugee system and build the resources necessary to live integrated and independent lives in Canadian society.


During their stay residents are provided with referrals to education, counseling, and other support services including language instruction, employment training, job search programs and cultural integration programs and activities. Carty House seeks to promote an environment of community living founded upon shared responsibility, respect for diversity and mutual support. 


Eligibility: Single women 18 years and older who are in Canada as refugee claimants, convention refugees, or recognized protected persons


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Contact Information

Mailing Address

PO Box 4758, Station E

Ottawa, ON

K1S 5H9


Phone Number

(613) 236-8855


Email Address