2023 Annual Appeal!

Our 2023 Annual Appeal is underway!   Giving Tuesday started us off with a bang! So we are off to the Races! We are halfway through December and we just need another $5,300 to meet our goal! THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY! So many ways to give:  Make a donation online (Credit Card, PayPal, Google…

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Our BIG news!

We are so excited to share this news with you- Carty House is growing! The need is critical and we have a model that works. Female refugees are some of the most vulnerable in our community. We are turning away women in need every week. Safe housing and effective supports are vital. So in 2024,…

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Carty House Resident Reunion

Carty House Reunion with current and past residents! It was so great to reconnect with so many women who have rebuilt their lives in Canada and have called Carty House their first home over the years. We are cheering for you!

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Thank You OTF!

  We were delighted to gather this morning with Board, staff, and CND reps to celebrate the capital improvements provided by a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation! Special thanks to our City Councillor, Stéphanie Plante – Rideau Vanier for her inspiration and support! New paint, new carpeting, and new windows! Residents are thrilled with…

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Habitat for Humanity Build!

Shout out to Amazon.ca for sponsoring a team building day for Carty House with Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa. Board, staff, and residents unite! We had a blast and were so inspired by the dedication of HFH! Thanks for having us!

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We got a new porch!

We have SO much to the thankful for! Through the “PASSAGES – Doors to Refugee Stories” art exhibit, these local HS students raised the funds for the new front porch at Carty House! We can’t thank them enough! Congratulations!

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Governor General Visits Carty House!

We were so honoured to welcome Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency, Mary Simon, to Carty House! The residents were thrilled to do a bit of cooking together…stories are always better shared around food. You are most welcome anytime, Your Excellency!  

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PASSAGES Exhibit it now open!

We had an AMAZING time at the official launch of “PASSAGE – Doors to Refugee Stories?” Even the Mayor came by! This is a joint project between DeSerres Art Store and the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board with the support of St. Laurent Centre – all to benefit Carty House! The exhibit features stories from our…

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