McPhail Residence

“I come from the Republic of Congo, where I saw terrible things in the war. I lived in fear until I was able to escape to Canada. I arrived in Ottawa and found my way to McPhail House, where I live now. Since living at McPhail I have obtained my citizenship, learned English, re-educated myself and secured employment. I am finally starting to heal.”
-Feza, McPhail House resident

McPhail Residence offers cooperative transitional housing to 6 women who are new to Canada and require affordable housing with some supports until they are able to secure a new life for themselves and live independently.

Residence Features:
  • Each resident has their own private room.
  • All residents share a common kitchen, living and dining rooms, shared utilities, computer and internet access, laundry facilities, and a lovely backyard garden for summer visiting and BBQs.
  • They are given access to supportive resources they need to transition to independent living.
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