Problem Gambling Community Treatment

Type of Service

Addictions Treatment - Problem Gambling

Program Description

LESA is a bilingual community based addictions treatment counselling program for adults 55+ wanting to address alcohol and substance misuse/abuse and/or problem gambling. Individual counselling; group counselling; access to other support groups as needed. Some capacity to provide in home counselling for older adults with mobility issues. City wide program with satellite offices in Kanata, Orleans, Vanier, Barrhaven and central Ottawa.

Program Restricted To

Older Adults

Access Information

Most referrals to the LESA program come through Service Access to Recovery (SAR) (Formerly known as Ottawa Addiction Assessment and Referral Service OAARS). Self-referrals and assessments will be the completed by the program intake worker.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 613-233-5430
Toll-Free 877-795-8442

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 55 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (Ottawa)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note No smoking inside buildings.
Clients are asked to refrain from smoking during in-home visits.


English French


Main Hours

Monday 0845-1645
Tuesday 0845-1645
Wednesday 0845-1645
Thursday 0845-1645
Friday 0845-1645