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JFS Ottawa
300-2255 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2B 7Z5

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JFS Ottawa hours


Following the recent recommendations of the National and municipal health authorities, the JFS Ottawa offices will be physically CLOSED and all programs and in-person support services will be suspended for the time being.

We apologize for this inconvenience and remind you that we are here to support you in these times of uncertainty and added stress.

If you seek more information, please call us at 613-722-2225 or email

A full list of phone extensions is available here.



The Walk-in Clinic hours

Wednesday: 12:00-8:00pm*
Sunday: 12:00-5:00pm*

* Last walk-in session is offered 1.5 hours before close

Visit the Walk-In Clinic for hours at other locations.

Employment Opportunities at JFS

JFS is currently seeking an Overflow Counselor. Under the supervision of the Director of The Walk-in Counselling Clinic, the successful candidate will be responsible for direct service provision, which will include conducting client assessments, and providing treatment.  For more information on this opportunity please click here.



JFS is committed to creating and fostering a work environment in which employees and others working with the Agency continually demonstrate that they respect the opinions, attitudes, attributes and feelings of anyone with whom they come in contact during their daily work.  JFS strives to provide a work environment that is free from all forms of improper discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment. This commitment is reaffirmed every day by the work of employees throughout the Agency.

JFS has  a dynamic team of motivated and highly experienced professionals.   Our counselors, psychotherapists, social workers, and others  have been providing support services for the young and the young at heart within Ottawa’s Jewish community across three basic human needs: food security, connection to community and mental wellbeing for the last 40 years.

If you are interested in joining our team, e-mail your resume to our human resources department. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.