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COVID-19 Notice: In order to comply with the guidelines from Ottawa Public Health all indoor gatherings of our services and programs have been suspended until further notice. 

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ALTERNATE WAYS TO FILE

Please know there are a variety of ways to file your tax returns:

  • NETFILE

If you can access a computer, you can file online using CRA certified tax-filing software. For more information visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/e-services/e-services-individuals/netfile-overview.html

  • FILE MY RETURN

File my Return is a free, secure, and easy to use telephone service for eligible people with low income or a fixed income whose situations remain unchanged from year to year. To check if you are eligible visit the following link: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/file-my-return.html

  • PAPER FILING

You can still file your income tax return on paper. If you filed on paper last year and your address information with the CRA was up-to-date, you should have received your paper tax package in the mail by February 17, 2020.

You can view, download and order forms at canada.ca/taxes-general-package or call the CRA at 1-855-330-3305 to order a copy.

What goes on at the OIM Drop-In?

OIM offers a weekly drop-in for street-friends to come together to share coffee, access our numerous weekly services, receive a hot meal and connect with OIM staff and volunteers. It is our mission to offer a safe, Christian environment in which people who are homeless and disadvantaged can share in building community to meet their spiritual, emotional, social, vocational, and physical needs

Unless otherwise noted drop-in hours are:

Tuesdays, 10am to 3pm
Knox Presbyterian Church
120 Lisgar Street

Available Services

Trained volunteers help run our various services at the drop-in. These include the following:

  • Self-serve breakfast and Coffee
  • Hot Lunch Service
  • Sandwiches and Baked Goods
  • Foot Care
  • Touch Care (Light relaxing massage)
  • Hair Care
  • Clothing
  • Toiletries
  • Pastoral Care
  • Spiritual Care Discussion Group
  • Food Bank Distribution