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Carty House

A first home and helping hand
for refugee women in Ottawa.


July 2017

The Carty House Annual Raffle Fundraiser is back!

Click here to buy a ticket online and enter for your chance to win.


Grand prize:2 VIA Rail train tickets to Quebec City

Other prizes include:

Get you tickets today! Winners will be announced at the fall Gala.

Click here for more information about the Carty House Raffle.

June 2017

Carty House is looking for new Board Members!

Join the Carty House Team as a Board Member. Click here for more information.

Responsibilities include:
Read Carty House poster for new board members

May 2017

Spring 2017 Newsletter

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Carty House Spring 2017 Newsletter

Carty House - 2016 Annual Report

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Carty House 2016 Annual Report

Carty House - Annual General Meeting

Carty House Annual General Meeting

February 2017

Winter 2017 Newsletter

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Carty House Winter 2017 Newsletter

January 2017

Carty House's Top Five Needs

Carty House's Top Five Needs

December 2016

Check out our coverage in the Ottawa Citizen

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November 2016

Fall 2016 Newsletter

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Carty House Fall 2016 Newsletter

October 2016

Carty House is looking for a Refugee Services Coordinator. Join our team!

Are you highly energetic and self-motivated? Are you a team-player who works toward a collective goal? Do you possess great compassion for newcomers to Canada? If so, Carty House could be the right fit for you.

Click here for more information about the Refugee Services Coordinator position.

Please apply to this position on the Charity Village website, providing a résumé and cover letter that specifically highlight your ability to meet the core requirements for this position.

The deadline for submissions is Sunday, October 16th, 2016.

September 2016

Buy Your Green Door Fundraiser Tickets Today!

Don't miss out on our annual Green Door Restaurant Fundraiser! Monday September 26th. Cocktail starts at 5:30. Vegetarian buffet, guest speakers, entertainment, silent auction! Click here to get your tickets now.

Thank You to the Canadian Women’s Foundation!

A huge thank you to the Canadian Women’s Foundation for their generous donation of $1,100 to Carty Hourse as part of the Annual Campaign to End Violence Against Women. We would also like to thank their partners, Winners and HomeSense.

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

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Carty House Summer 2016 Newsletter

Carty House's Annual Green Door Fundraiser

2016 Carty House Annual Fundraiser

Personal Safety Workshop For Women

Join us and learn how to improve your safety strategies and self-defense skills!

Where: Catholic Centre for Immigrants | 219 Argyle Avenue | Room 113

Date: Thursday August 18, 2016 from 6 pm – 9 pm

Facilitator: Elsy David, Program Director, Women's Initiatives for Safer Environments (WISE)

Presentation will be conducted in English. Interpreters are welcome and snacks will be provided. All are welcome to either drop-in or register before the workshop.

To register, please contact Christabel at 613-236-8855 or email

Personal Safety Workshop for Women

May 2016

2015 Annual Report

Click here to read our 2015 Annual Report.

2015 Carty House Annual Report

April 2016

2016 Raffle

All proceeds support our work at Carty House

Date of Draw: May 26, 2016

Place of Draw: Carty House

Price per ticket: $20.00

To order tickets: Phone Carty House at 613-236-8855 or



1st prize:Round trip Via Rail tickets for 2, between any two points between Ottawa and Halifax - Value: $2,413.68

2nd prize:One night stay at Wakefield Mill Inn - Value: $225.00

3rd prize:National Arts Centre gift certificate (tickets for two) - Value: $130.00

4th prize:Great Canadian Theatre Company gift cetrificate (tickets for two) - Value: $118.00

5th prize:Gift certificate to The Rex restaurant - Value: $100.00

6th prize:Local products gift basket from Traiteur la Bonne Bouffe Catering - Value: $100.00

7th prize:Pascale's All Natural Ice Cream gift certificate - Value: $60.00

8th prize:Two one-day passes to the Museum of Nature - Value: $40.00

Ottawa License No. M776692

Must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the lottery event

2016 Carty House Raffle

Fall 2015

Carty House is recipient of a May Club Court of Ottawa grant

Sincere thanks to the May Court Club of Ottawa ( for supporting the Carty House Refugee Women's Health Fund. This fund pays the costs for eye examinations and prescription glasses for any of our residents who are in need of them. Because of such a generous grant from the May Court Club, Carty House is able to provide this service.