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

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…

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…

World AIDS Day 2018

Every year we gather across the globe for Worlds AIDS Day. This year’s Ottawa event, planned by the AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO), featured a ceremony on Parliament Hill followed…

In Memoriam – Roger Clouthier

We sadly say goodbye to Roger Clouthier. He was active in his community and well known to staff at Bruce House and The AIDS Committee of Ottawa. Our thoughts are…

Trans Day of Remembrance

The International Trangender Day of Remembrance ( is an annual event to remember transgender people who have been victims of hate and violence. It is held on November 20. Lisa…

2017-18 Annual Report & Strategic Plan

If you missed our Annual General Meeting, here are the annual report and the new strategic plan. Annual Report 2017-2018 Strategic Plan 2018-2021

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