What We Do

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Who We're Helping

  • Those facing issues within the criminal justice system 
  • Individuals that are seeking help to regain control of their lives 
  • Those in need from any walk of life
  • Veterans in distress
  • Addictions Services

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Services Provided


  • Community Support 
  • Reintegration into the Community 
  • Addiction Counselling and Support
  • Mental Health Referrals  
  • Pre/Post Bail & Trial Support Programs
  • Court-Ordered GPS Monitoring 


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Our Mission

  • Assisting those in need navigate the criminal justice system
  • Helping those dealing with addiction 
  • Accessing social services in our community  

Tom Deafy Remembered

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Passing of a Community Legend

Onyx is sadened to announce the passing of our beloved President, Tom Deafy.

He was a strong and dedicated person in the community and was always there to lend a helping hand. After 35 years of continuous sobriety, he led the way to helping so many on their own personal journey.


 

With sadness, we regret the passing of our President, Tom Deafy, on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

He will be sadly missed.

Kindly share any of your thoughts and stories on our Facebook page.

 

News

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 Staff at Onyx present Tom at Sobriety House, 2 hams and 2 Turkeys for their Thanksgiving Dinner.


 Courtesy -  dumouchel meats  and owner Bernie have been a big community donor to our Christmas meals and other functions to feed those in need all throughout the year. 


A big thank you to Bernie for his ongoing generosity to Onyx and the community.

Thank you dumouchel meats

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 dumouchel meats ( owner Bernie ) receives the Onyx Community Services award, with Marie Pyper, ED, and Cherie Harper, Operations Manager.

Onyx Updates

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Continued Partnership into 2020 with St. Margaret's Anglican church Vanier

Marie, Mario and Father Jason shake hands on the renewed partnership for 2020. Much more to come. Stay tuned!

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Mario and Marie tour Sobriety house.

Thanks to Tom Jackson and the team there for helping so many daily, get sober and get a better and healthier stable life.

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Zorin's Cafe and Spins Landry receive the Onyx Community award.

Executive Director, Marie Pyper, Liaison Officer, Mario Kezic, and Xan Tristram A,SSW, present the award to the staff and owner, Zoreen July 5th, 2019 for outstanding community support.

Featured

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Nathalie Des Rosiers MPP Ottawa, Vanier visits again this year at Onyx

 Mpp, Nathalie Des Rosiers visits Onyx again this year for updates on what the team did in 2018/ 2019, and what is happening at the centre in programs and services in 2020. 

As always, she presented a new Ontario flag for the Onyx building.


Left front, Marie pyper ED, right front, Xan Tristram, Addictions and Community Service Worker,

back left, Tom Jackson, ED Sobriety House, back right, Mario Kezic, supervisor.

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Swiss Chalet continues support 2017/2018/2019

Thanks to all the support from Vanier Swiss Chalet for contributions with meal tickets for those in need.

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Mental Health & Addictions New Team Member - Tom Jackson RPT ICADC CCCS

Tom Jackson RPT ICADC CCCS 


Tom has joined our team with 27 years of experience working in the field of Mental Health & Addictions. He works with clients in both individual and group counselling settings. 

In addition to his training in Mental Health & Addictions from Algonquin College, Tom is also a Registered Psychotherapist, an International Certified Alcohol & Drug Counsellor and a Canadian Certified Clinical Supervisor. 

Message From Our Founder, Captain Mark Eldridge

Testimonial

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 “Volunteering at Onyx Community Services has given me a sense of purpose.  I get to help reach people in need, and I get to be a part of a wonderful team of volunteers.” 

P. Smith

Donate

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 Onyx community services relies solely on donations to operate.  Without your kindness our programs could not run.  We help alleviate addictions, offer counselling and successful community reintegration programs for those incarcerated.  

Volunteer

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 Get involved!  Onyx community services has many volunteer opportunities.  The centre is run exclusively by volunteers. Come join us and gain a sense of purpose, advance your career and improve the community you live in. 

Contact Us

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Toronto

GPS and Court Services

Call us at (416) 800-7772


Montreal

Administration Department 

 (514) 819-9223 


Ottawa

265 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON K1L 6C4

Counselling, Addiction, Social Services call direct at: Toll Free: 1-888-833-5303 Ext #5 Fax: 1-888-855-1737

Business Hours

Mon

By Appointment

Tue

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Wed

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Thu

10:30 am – 7:00 pm

Fri

By Appointment

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed

Deuteronomy 31:8-9

 The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”