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

October 2018 Volunteer Newsletter

The latest issue of The Bruce House Chronicle is here! BHC-12-Oct2018

Bruce House Statement on Transphobic O-Train Attack

As you may be aware, a young woman was attacked on the O-Train in early September. Like all violent expressions of hate, this assault occurred because of ignorance, intolerance, and…

Community Housing Resources Group

The Community Housing Resources Group is a new Bruce House initiative to create space to inspire, foster knowledge exchange, and inform service providers about issues that impact housing by having…

2018 AGM

Please join us for the 2018 Annual General Meeting. We look forward to sharing with you our successful financial recovery, unveiling a new Strategic Plan, and exploring new initiatives such…

Happy Retirement, Jay

It is with warm wishes that the Board of Directors announces the retirement of Jay Koornstra, effective 31 Aug, 2018.  Jay’s retirement marks the end of an era for Bruce…

$50K Grant from Ottawa Community Foundation

  Bruce House recently received a generous grant of $50,000 from the Ottawa Community Foundation.  This grant will directly support clients by providing funds to continue the REST Program (Rehabilitation…

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