List of Ottawa Kids Activities & Resources for Ottawa Parents

Ottawa is a great place to raise kids. We have lots of outdoor space, plenty of indoor attractions and recreation facilities, and a safe environment. Here are some ideas for entertaining your family.

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Daycare, babysitters & nanny services

Resources for kids

  • Child & Youth Friendly Ottawa
    CAYFO strives to engage, inspire, support, and celebrate children and young people in our community.
  • Kids Help Phone
    1-800-668-6868. Available anytime of the day or night, in English and French, by phone and by web, it is the go-to resource for kids in Canada from five to 20 when they need help or trustworthy information on issues that are difficult to discuss with anyone else.
  • Turn Around Project
    Helping youth and their families to deal better with the prevalence of dugs and drug use.
  • Youth Canada
    From the Government of Canada, resources for teenagers and older youth.

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Special Thanks

Thanks to Andre Ouellette for his assistance in creating our Kids Guide.

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