It is no secret that building relationships and trust is what OIM is all about. Four times each week, groups of youth and young adults gather to sing, share, create art and support each other. The youth greet each other with hugs and catch up with volunteer Mentors who are always interested in hearing what’s […]
Ottawa Innercity Ministries faces new challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic impacting everyday life. As we adapt to these unprecedented circumstances, we continue serving our community as best we can.
Currently we are offering emergency supplies through our door service every Tuesday & Thursday; and delivery of supplies to young people, adults and seniors with health or mobility issues every Friday.
We are offering some of our programs virtually and we are planning to have a gradual opening of other services, such as street outreach, by mid June.
Consider giving a gift to help us get through this difficult time. We appreciate your support!
“I started using drugs when I was 17 and ended up on the streets”. Listen as Rita expresses her gratitude for our Innercity Arts program.”
Shane grew up in a household where she seldom felt acceptance for who she is. Listen to Shane as she shares her experiences at Innercity Arts.
“People looked down on me and made me feel worthless”. Meet Jenna and listen to her sentiments regarding the Innercity Arts, our youth arts program here at OIM.
This past week, I turned to my Bible app on my phone, and it showed John 3:16 as the ‘Verse of the Day’. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.” In that moment the simplicity and depth […]
Who’s In Your “Love Army?” Not all family comes from a place of birth. Often those situations can be traumatic, painful and unhealthy. If we take a minute to pause we can notice in our lives that we’ve all experienced trauma. However, to some it just looks really different. Day after day my heart […]