Bruce House brings hope, housing and support to individuals and families impacted by HIV in Ottawa and area.

Since opening its doors in 1988, through the generous support of local individuals and organizations, Bruce House has been delivering a ‘housing-first’ approach for people in our community living with, and impacted by, HIV.

We are committed to ensuring our clients have access to stable housing, supported independence, and opportunities for healthy living.


Latest News Items

Share the Spirit of Giving – Holiday Appeal 2018

As 2018 draws to a close we make our holiday plans with friends and family, propose well-intentioned resolutions for 2019, and reflect on our blessings. At Bruce House we are…

Holiday Hours

The Bruce House office will be closed Dec. 24 to Jan 1, inclusive.  Happy Holidays!

Where to find meals and warmth this winter

Need a place to get out of the cold?  Need a snack or a meal?  There are many places in Ottawa offering food and shelter over the winter: Meals and…

30th Anniversary AGM

It’s a Wrap!  30th Anniversary AGM recognises thirty years of community and begins the next chapter Recognising the anniversary of an AIDS service organization is, of necessity, bitter-sweet. On the…

Thank you MAC and Rogers volunteers!

Bruce House recently benefited from two workplace initiatives. MAC Angels Every year before World AIDS Day MAC Cosmetics staff volunteer at Bruce House to help decorate the office for the…

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

It has been 29 years since 14 women – engineering students in Montreal – were murdered. Today violence against women remains a significant problem in our society, including in the…

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