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Planned Parenthood Ottawa has been serving the Ottawa community since 1964. We offer accurate education, counselling, and information services that continue to make a difference in people's everyday sexual and reproductive health. 

Planned Parenthood Ottawa is an agency with heart, laughter and a genuine concern for educating the many people of the nation's capital.

We offer many educational services, including our peer led educational Insight Theatre troupe.

Planned Parenthood Ottawa is supported through the generosity of our funders and donors like you.


Sexual Health News

Announcing the new Executive Director for PPO!
Wednesday July 2, 2014

Lauren Dobson-Hughes (PPO board chair) is delighted to announce the new Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Ottawa. Catherine Macnab will join the PPO team on Monday 7th July.

Planned Parenthood Ottawa has a new President!
Thursday May 15, 2014

Planned Parenthood Ottawa is delighted to announce some changes at the top. After a busy but productive time as President, Andrea Proulx has decided to step down.We thank Andrea for her work, dedication and enthusiasm. Andrea will remain on the Board of Directors, guiding us with her wisdom and experience.

Steeping into Andrea’s shoes as President is Lauren Dobson-Hughes.Lauren has been a volunteer with PPO for six years, and first started with the organization as an options counsellor, a role she still enjoys today. Lauren has been a board member for three years, and is excited about becoming President.

Summer Job Opportunity!
Sunday April 27, 2014




Planned Parenthood Ottawa (PPO) is a pro-choice organization promoting healthy sexuality and supporting informed sexual and reproductive health choices through education, counselling, information, and referral services. You can learn more at www.ppottawa.ca.


The Researcher is responsible for identifying resources and updating educational materials related to sexual health in various cultural communities to improve our capacity to provide sexual health education and information to diverse communities in the Ottawa area


This is a temporary position.


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Parents that are looking for information and resources can visit our Resource Zone.


Teachers looking for information to provide your students with? This is a good start.

Insight Theatre, a Planned Parenthood Ottawa program, is a unique non-profit, public education theatre program created by, for and about youth.