The Story of Roger Neilson House

Roger Neilson House is named after the NHL coach Roger Neilson, a tireless advocate for all children and recipient of the Order of Canada. Roger Neilson House is the realized dream of the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club, the Ottawa Senators Foundation and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision, Mission and Values outline our commitment to families, children and youth.

Our Team

Meet the highly qualified interdisciplinary team at Roger Neilson House, the heart and soul of the hospice.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of the affairs of Roger Neilson House.


Roger Neilson House is committed to excellence in serving everyone, including people with disabilities, according to the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equal opportunity.


Roger Neilson House is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MHLTC), Ministry of Children and Youth Services ( MCYS) and the Ottawa Senators Foundation.

Additional support provided by CHEO and CHEO Foundation is instrumental in the sustainability of Roger Neilson House.

Annual Report

At the end of each fiscal year, the Executive Director submits an annual report to the Board of Directors outlining accomplishments and statistics for the year and identifying priorities for the coming year.

Find out about our Services

Roger Neilson House is about living life to the fullest. The experience of a “home away from home” fosters freedom, security, pleasure, and quality of family life.