OCISO | Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization2021-08-03T09:03:44-04:00
Settlement staffperson with client

Settlement & Integration

Settlement staffperson with client #1


Settlement staffperson with client #2

Clinical Counselling

School Supports

School Supports

 Language Instruction

 Language Instruction

Youth Program

Youth Program

OCISO Programs and Services during COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, OCISO continues remain fully operational — delivering programs and services both in-person and virtually by appointment. Clients wishing to access our programs and services can email [email protected]. For settlement services please call SIP at (613)725-5671 ext: 316, for employment services please call CED at (613)725-5671 ext: 334, for counselling services please call Counselling at (613)725-5671 ext: 357 and for youth services please call YOCISO (613)518-0680 ext: 110. To find out our response to the pandemic, click here.

This saturday marks Holodomor (Ukrainian Famine and Genocide) Memorial Day. Many survivors of the tragic atrocities in 1932-1933 have immigrated to Canada and have made positive contributions to Canadian society.

Let us honor the memory of victims.


OCISO is looking for:

>A Clinical Counsellor - Youth Programs

See details and how to apply on our website:

#OCISO #OttawaJobs #jobposting #recruitment https://t.co/apZqx4GgUV

#DYK why you should file your #taxes as students?

Join our info sessions on taxes, benefits, and credits that are specific to students and/or youth.

🗓️ Nov. 29


🗓️ Nov. 29

In collaboration with the @CanRevAgency (CRA).

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Every year, Canadians observe #16Days of activism against gender-based violence until World Human Rights Day.

Let us stand together and show support.

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Our Mission!

OCISO supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.

What we do 🙂

We are community based non-profit organization that has been providing services in Ottawa since 1978. We are motivated by the stories of new immigrants, and we are there every stage of the journey. OCISO directly serves over 10,000 immigrants and refugees every year. Our work is augmented by the generous efforts of our enthusiastic, caring and talented staff, volunteers, both established and new Canadians.