Services offered by Options Bytown include: housing case management, forced eviction prevention, crisis intervention, transfers to various community resources, life training, social and leisure activities, computer training, and health and nutrition counselling. This means that you are sometimes exposed to harsh environments. Smoke, parasites, disorder, verbal abuse and other adverse conditions. Since 1989, Options Bytown has provided permanent housing and support services to people who need help living independently. Bytown Options also supports hundreds of tenants who live in buildings owned by the two largest social housing providers, Ottawa Community Housing and Centretown Citizens Ottawa. Options Bytown is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.